HOW TO PROTECT MINORITY SHAREHOLDERS IN CAMEROON

INTRODUCTION One of the direct consequences of incorporation of a company is that a registered company is conferred with the privileges of corporate personality. A fundamental attribute of corporate personality is that the company is a legal entity distinct from its members. However, since the company is an “artificial person”, it can only be run …

HOW TO CONVENE COMPANY MEETINGS IN CAMEROON

INTRODUCTION Company Meeting in Cameroon is an essential aspect of corporate Governance. It refers to General Meeting of Shareholders / members and other authorized persons that are entitled to attend such as auditors. The members in General Meeting can take certain decision to control the management of the company and ratify ultra vires acts. The …

TRANSFER OF SHARES IN CAMEROON

Shares are units of ownership interests in a company that makes up a company’s share capital. They are the tangible properties that are capable of being transferred to another by way of sale or gift. Any shareholder can decide to transfer their shares to another party provided that such transfer is done according to the company’s Articles of …

HOW TO VERIFY CAMEROON DIVORCE CERTIFICATE

The procedure to verify a divorce certificate in Cameroon commences by obtaining the copy of a particular divorce certificate to be verified. To verify divorce status in Cameroon, someone must personally visit the appropriate court registry.   Upon the successful completion of a divorce proceedings in Cameroon, the Judge would issue a decree nisi through a full …

ARTIST MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT IN CAMEROON

Artist Management Agreement in Cameroon embodies terms and conditions that will define the relationship between an artist and the manager. These terms and conditions define the structure of the total management of the artist in relation to the scope of representing the artist, duration of the agreement, rights of both artist and the manager, the …

SALE OF LAND OWNERSHIP IN CAMEROON

The transfer/sale of land ownership in Cameroon involves the process where the legal rights to land are transferred from one person to another. There are several methods by which land can be transferred in Cameroon. Some of these methods are Sale , mortgage, probate and gift. SALE Sale of land involves the outright transfer of …

GET A BIRTH CERTIFICATE IN CAMEROON

The High Court and The Civil Status Registry is an agency of the Government of Cameroon established and saddled with the responsibility of issuing a birth certificate in Cameroon. The agency also issues authenticity of birth certificate for any person born in Cameroon where applicable. The Cameroon birth certificate is used for various purposes. It …

MARRIAGE IN CAMEROON-STEPS

The procedure to contract marriage in Cameroon is routed in Section 18 of the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) by the Republic of Cameroon which provides for protection of family life. This is achieved principally by the sanctity of marriage. The law envisages 3 types of marriages namely; Traditional/Customary ; …