A legal tool to foster economic growth in Africa

FOUBLA’s First Networking Event, September 25, 2011

The event will touch upon the following subjects:


  • Historical context of FOUBLA’s creation and mission
  • Advantages and benefits of having FOUBLA membership
  • Synopsis of FOUBLA’s ongoing and future activities
  • Ongoing FOUBLA partnerships, contacts and fundraising projects

OHADA Business Law:

  • Historical context and motivation for the creation of OHADA
  • Brief outline of the OHADA treaty and its Uniform Acts
  • The OHADA arbitration system
  • Perspective of enlargement to English speaking countries and the whole African continent
  • Advantages of OHADA for investment in Africa

The networking event will provide students and professionals of different backgrounds with an opportunity to learn about FOUBLA and to network with people who share a similar interest with Africa. Refreshments and light snacks will be provided at the event’s venue.

This event is organized with the support of the international law firm Emery Mukendi Wafwana & Associates, P.C., and the African Association for a Unified System of Business Laws (UNIDA US Chapter) and its website:

Click here to download FOUBLA’s flyer first networking event.

Please RSVP at You may also contact Mr. Andry O. Zinsou, email: for more information.