In accordance with article 908, with the Uniform Act on Commercial Companies and the Groupement d'Intérêt Economique, all commercial companies incorporated in the Democratic Republic of Congo prior to its entry into force on September 12th, 2012, are required to update their articles of association/bylaws in accordance with the provisions of the Uniform Act within two years.

This grace period allowing for commercial companies to update their articles/bylaws will expire September 12th, 2014.