Overview of the Digital Code Act in Benin Republic

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Benin Republic is one of the first African States to pass a Digital Code that contains all the legal provisions applicable to digital activities. Here the author provides background information on the new Act, explains what the Digital Code will mean in practice and highlights key issues. Background on the Digital Code The rapid development … Continue reading Overview of the Digital Code Act in Benin Republic

World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Life

I have contributed to the “World Development Report 2021 ” by presenting the regulatory framework underpinning different aspects of the digital economy in Benin Republic. The data from my country was compiled, analysed, and benchmarked against 79 other pilot countries by World Bank Group. I am humbled to be recognised as a contributor upon the … Continue reading World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Life

Introduction au Code du numérique en République du Bénin

Le Code du numérique fut adopté pour offrir aux entreprises et investisseurs une sécurité juridique forte tout en garantissant aux citoyens une protection élevée afin de renforcer leur confiance dans les services numériques.   Dans un effort de codification visant la lisibilité et l’attractivité de la règle, le législateur propose des solutions renouvelées et adaptées … Continue reading Introduction au Code du numérique en République du Bénin

Anglais Juridique _ Avocats Stagiaires

L’Anglais fait partie des modules de formation professionnelle initiale des avocats admis au stage dans un des Barreaux de l’espace UEMOA (Règlement d’Exécution n° 002/2019/COM/UEMOA). Ce cours permettra aux avocats stagiaires d’enrichir leur vocabulaire juridique, accroître leur expression orale courante dans des situations professionnelles, et les aider à appréhender avec plus de facilité les relations … Continue reading Anglais Juridique _ Avocats Stagiaires

Droit de l’Intelligence Artificielle et des Objets Connectés

Analyse transversale des principales questions juridiques posées par l’intelligence artificielle et les objets connectés. A la fin de ce module, les auditeurs seront capables de :    - Expliquer les concepts, principes et règles de base régissant l’intelligence artificielle et les objets connectés;          - Faire un état des lieux prospectif de l’encadrement juridique de l’intelligence … Continue reading Droit de l’Intelligence Artificielle et des Objets Connectés

English Lesson 4 _ The Court Procedures

What are the types of cases that courts handle ?           The courts handle two main kinds of cases. They are civil cases and criminal cases.  A civil case is a private court proceeding where someone sues someone else. This is also known as a suit or action. A civil action or suit starts when … Continue reading English Lesson 4 _ The Court Procedures

English Lesson 3 _ Legal Professions

The responsibilities and roles of the different types of legal professions are different from one country to another. They depend on the history and the legal system of each individual country. In some countries the role of a lawyer is divided into two types  – lawyers who represent their clients in the high courts, and … Continue reading English Lesson 3 _ Legal Professions

English Lesson 2 _ Classifications of Law

What are the types of law ? The study of law distinguishes between public law and private. This distinction is more important in the Civil Law systems and less fundamental in the Common Law system. However, the distinction between civil law and criminal law is more important to practicing lawyers in common law systems. What … Continue reading English Lesson 2 _ Classifications of Law

English Lesson 1 : Legal Systems

What is a legal system ?   A legal system consists of the laws, the courts and the law-making institutions in a country. Each country has its own legal system. Some legal systems are organized on the basis of a written constitution (e.g. the United States), others have constitutional systems not resulting from a single … Continue reading English Lesson 1 : Legal Systems