October 23, 2020 In Thought Leadership

Operation of the Companies (Beneficial Ownership) Regulations, 2020

The Companies Act, 2015 (the Principal Act) was amended by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Amendment Act) to include, amongst other things, the concept of “beneficial ownership” by including section 93A of the Principal Act.

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August 19, 2020 In Thought Leadership

The National Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Policy Guidelines 2020

On 7 August 2020, the Cabinet Secretary for Information, Communications, Technology, Innovation and Youth Affairs (the Cabinet Secretary) issued the National Information Communications and Technology Policy Guidelines, 2020.

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July 15, 2020 In Thought Leadership

Regulatory Changes in 2020 that Impact Private Equity Business in Kenya

The first half of 2020 has been rife with change across the spectrum. The spread of the Corona Virus Disease has caused various operational glitches in many sectors and the ensuing economic recession has forced businesses and business leaders back to the drawing board to chance at recovery.

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July 3, 2020 In Thought Leadership

Isfin Ranks to Best Coverage in Africa

Kenya has the potential to be one of Africa’s success stories from its growing youthful population, a dynamic private sector, highly skilled workforce, improved infrastructure, a new constitution, and its pivotal role in East Africa.

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March 20, 2019 In Thought Leadership

Congruence between Kenya’s Data Protection Act and EU General Data Protection Regulations

The European Union General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are a set of European Union (EU) regulations that came into effect on 25 May 2018. The purpose of the regulations is to protect EU Citizens’ fundamental rights and freedoms as regards their personal data and information.

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March 20, 2019 In Thought Leadership

Highlights of the Business Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019

A short summary of the salient proposed amendments arising from the Business Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Introduction The Business Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (the Bill) was tabled in the National Assembly by the Majority Leader…

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March 20, 2019 In Thought Leadership

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in the Face of Data Protection

Introduction The Data Protection Act, 2019 (the Data Protection Act) commenced on 25 November 2019 and as discussed in our previous commentary it seeks to, among other things, (i) make provision for the regulation of…

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