Ghana’s legal system is based on the English Common Law. The respect for the rule of law and the protection of fundamental human rights are ideals woven intrinsically into the fabric of Ghanaian society. The country’s prevailing 1992 constitution further embeds these ideals and has served as a bedrock for ensuing decades of sustained democratic governance and sociopolitical stability. Largely, steady economic growth in the previous 10 years has contributed to creating what international…
From The Report: Ghana 2020
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This chapter examines the legal system of Ghana, including The Companies Act 2019, capital requirements, foreign investment regulation, incentives and guarantees, labour law, property law, governance of non-bank financial institutions and sector-specific regulations. This chapter also contains a viewpoint from Adelaide Benneh Prempeh, Managing Partner, B&P Associates.