20 years of OHADA arbitration: What can be improved?

7 July 2020
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM CEST

DLA Piper is proud to be a partner of the Paris Arbitration Week (PAW) 2020, which will take place during the week of July 6, 2020.

On 7 July 2020, DLA Piper will host a webinar on potential areas of improvement of the OHADA arbitration framework created 20 years ago with the enactment of the Uniform Act on Arbitration and of the Arbitration Rules of the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration.


Maxime Desplats (Counsel, DLA Piper)


  • Narcisse Aka (Secretary General of OHADA’s Common Court of Justice and Arbitration)
  • Christine Lécuyer-Thieffry (Lawyer & Arbitrator)
  • Mamadou Konaté (Managing Partner, Jurifis, Former Minister of Justice of the Republic of Mali)
  • Emilia Onyema (Reader in International Commercial Law, Co-Chair of the Centre of African Studies at SOAS University of London)