Publication of the Rules and Commentaries of the Draft Text of the OHADAC Principles on International Commercial Contracts

Prof. Sixto Sánchez Lorenzo (University of Granada) has kindly provide the following information.

The rules and commentaries of the draft text of the OHADAC Principles on International Commercial Contracts have been published in Spanish and can be downloaded from the OHADAC website.

The draft text of the OHADAC Principles on International Commercial Contracts is an optional regulation of international contracts, a convergence of legal cultures in the Caribbean. It seeks to promote legal security of international trade in the Caribbean region. The rules and commentaries to the draft have been elaborated under the scientific coordination of Prof. Dr.h.c. Sixto Sánchez Lorenzo (Chair), Professor of private international law at the University of Granada, Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, international arbitrator and Member of IHLADI. This scientific coordination was carried out as part of a partnership initiated by the association ACP Legal in collaboration with the association Henri Capitant. The law faculties of the Universities of Granada and Madrid (Complutense) are also heavily involved in the process, in conjunction with Caribbean lawyers.

The draft is being translated and will also be published in English and French in the coming weeks. The mission of translation is led by CERIJE (Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Juritraductologie) under the coordination of Mrs. Sylvie Monjean Decaudin.

Note that other draft OHADAC texts available on the www.ohadac.com website are:

  • The draft OHADAC Model Law Relating to private international law in its original version, drafted under the scientific coordination of Prof. Dr.h.c. José Carlos Fernandez Rozas: Director of the Department of public and private international law at the Complutense University of Madrid, Associated of the Institute of International Law, international arbitrator and Member of the IHLADI.
  • The draft OHADAC Model Law on Commercial Companies is available in the three languages of the OHADAC project, namely French, English and Spanish. It has been drafted under the scientific coordination of Prof. Dr. Rodolfo Dávalos Fernández: Chair (Professor) of private international law and business law at the University of Havana, President of the Arbitration Court of Cuba, international arbitrator and Member of the IHLADI.

Coming soon:

  • The draft OHADAC Arbitration and Conciliation Rules: drafted under the scientific coordination of Prof. Dr. Rodolfo Dávalos Fernández.

Thoughts, suggestions and/or comments on the draft OHADAC model law publications are welcome and will be taken into consideration so that they contribute to the success of the OHADAC reform, which will lay the foundations for the genuine regional integration of countries in the Caribbean zone.

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Jean Alain Penda Email: japenda@ohadac.com

ACP LEGAL / OHADAC.com

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