According to chapter 3 of the 2014 OHADA revised law, every company shall be designated by a name that is stated in its articles of association.
Unless otherwise provided for in this uniform Act, the name of one or more members or former members may be included in the company name.
A company may not take the name of another company already registered in the registry of commerce and securities.
The name shall appear on all company acts and documents addressed to third parties, including correspondence, invoices, notices, and various publications. It shall be preceded or followed immediately, in legible characters, by an indication of the type of the company, the amount of stated capital, the headquarters address, and the registration number in the registry of commerce and securities.
The name may be amended, for each type of company, under the conditions outlined in the uniform Act for the amendment of the articles of association.

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