Category: Commercial Law

Constitutionally Illegal Contracts: The Missing Limb of Illegal Contracts In Ghana (Part 2)

Jonathan Asare- June 4, 2020

Introduction The article continues in Part II where it continues with the forum for unconstitutional contracts by providing further explanations by way of an example. ... Read More

Constitutionally Illegal Contracts: The Missing Limb Of Illegal Contracts In Ghana (Part 1)

Jonathan Asare- June 2, 2020

Illegality of contracts is a concept under contract law. It generally refers to the making or performance of a contract contrary to law. Thus, a ... Read More

Every Contract is an Agreement, But it is Not Every Agreement That Qualifies to Be Called A Contract

Anthony Goodnuff Appiah Larbi- May 27, 2020

Introduction During my first day in the Law of Contract Class, the caption of this article was given to us as our first assignment. As ... Read More

Tracing and Recovery of Assets in Ghana: Has Ghana’s Supreme Court Laid Down A New Standard?

Bobby Banson- April 25, 2020

The Plaintiff, a bank incorporated in Nigeria, desirous of expanding its business operations in Chad opened an account with Banque Commercial Du Chad (BCC) which ... Read More

Implications of COVID-19 on Contracts: Doctrine of Frustration and Force Majeure

Yaw Marfo Amankwah- April 20, 2020

The world is literally at a standstill because of the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19. On 30 March 2020, the President of the Republic ... Read More

Enforcement Procedure of a Registered Charge Under Ghanaian Law

Dennis Adjei Dwomoh- July 30, 2019

1. Introduction On 23rd December 2008, the Borrowers and Lenders Act, 2008 (Act 773) was enacted to, amongst others, improve on the existing standards of ... Read More

Re: Ghana’s Banking Crisis: The Deposit Protection Angle, Part I

Isaac Osei Owusu- December 13, 2018

Introduction:  After reading the succinct analysis on the above subject matter by Samuel Alesu-Dordzi, I am inclined to break my usual norm as a passive ... Read More

Can an unsigned document give rise to legal consequences?

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- April 12, 2018

The Supreme Court in the case of John Affuah & Another v General Developments Company Limited has held that an unsigned document may give rise ... Read More

Book Review: The Law of Mortgages in Ghana by Godwin Djokoto

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- March 12, 2018

The law of mortgages has long been considered as an appendage of the law of equity. This is obviously because of the integral role that ... Read More

What’s in a Signature?

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- October 25, 2017

Remember the last time you signed a document? You must have felt so good. Or probably invincible. Your signature must have felt like a magic ... Read More