May 12, 2021 In Thought Leadership

Registration of sectional properties under the Sectional Properties Act

On 11 December 2020, the Sectional Properties Act No. 21 of 2020 (the Act) was passed into law. The Act provides for the division of buildings into units to be owned by individual proprietors based on a sectional plan prepared by a surveyor.

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April 8, 2021 In Thought Leadership

Transfer Pricing Considerations In Your Post M&A Integration

At the core of any M&A transaction is the fundamental scaling and growth of the integrated business unit at a macro level or tapping into and accessing the potential of the economies of scale of the target entity at a micro level.

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March 3, 2021 In Thought Leadership

The Nairobi Securities Exchange Launches a New Securities Trading Platform

On 17 December 2020, the Nairobi Securities Exchange (the NSE) launched an Unquoted Securities Platform (the USP). The USP will function in accordance with its operational guidelines (the Guidelines) published on 11 December 2020.

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March 3, 2021 In Thought Leadership

Joint Venture Guidelines under the Competition Act No. 12 of 2010

The Competition Authority of Kenya (the CAK) has published draft joint venture guidelines (the Guidelines). The Guidelines aim to provide clarity, transparency and predictability about joint venture arrangements that require CAK approval.

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February 9, 2021 In Thought Leadership

Opening the Floodgates to Islamic Finance in Kenya

By Walid Khan, Head of Real Estate and General Finance. In recent years, Islamic Finance has grown rapidly across the world. By conservative estimates, Islamic finance is estimated to have over $2.88 trillion of assets…

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February 3, 2021 In Thought Leadership

The Competition Authority of Kenya to Reward Informants in Newly Operationalised Scheme

Pursuant to a publication issued on 21 January 2021 (the Publication), the Competition Authority of Kenya (the CAK) has operationalised an informants’ rewards scheme (the Scheme). The Publication states that the Scheme became effective on 1 January 2021.

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January 27, 2021 In Thought Leadership

Notification of Conversion of Land Reference Numbers in Nairobi

The Cabinet Secretary for Lands and Physical Planning has, via a special issue of the Kenya Gazette issued on the 31st December 2020 (the Special Issue), announced the conversion of various parcels of land in Nairobi.

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January 27, 2021 In Thought Leadership

Introduction of the Unified Payroll Return

On 20th February 2020, the Industrial Training (Training Levy) (Amendment) Order, 2020 (the Amendment Order) was gazetted introducing changes to the Industrial Training (Training Levy) Order, 2007 effective 23rd December 2020.

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January 27, 2021 In Thought Leadership

Extension of Government Leases

Section 13 of the Land Act (Act no 6 of 2012) provides that the National Land Commission (the Commission) may make rules and regulations pertaining to the application for extension of leases before their expiration.

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January 19, 2021 In Thought Leadership

Afriwise – Africa Law Partners Press Release

Africa Law Partners and Afriwise are pleased to announce they have entered into a partnership, combining Africa Law Partner’s industry-leading expertise in real estate law with Afriwise’s powerful technology.

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