• Domain Name Scams & Interaction

    Domain Name plays an essential role in many businesses – and scammers – today. The purpose of the domain may include online presence, trademark, custom email address, public relations, control on possible domain misuse by third parties, domain hoarding/squatting, domain hijacking, phishing, among others. Practices like hoarding or hijacking are prevalent in many developed countries […]

  • Comments on Data Protection Regulations, Kenya

    The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, under its first officeholder Immaculate Kassait, prepared Regulations that will effect the purpose of the Data Protection Act, 2019 of the laws of Kenya. The Data Protection Regulations are Data Protection: (General) Regulations, (Registration of Data Controllers and Data Processors) Regulations, and (Compliance and Enforcement) Regulations, 2021. We […]

  • Foreigner Land Ownership

    On 27th August 2010, the current Constitution of Kenya was promulgated, hence, repealing the previous Constitution (also referred to as the Independence Constitution). The purpose of the Constitution was to protect, guide, address orprovide mechanisms that the State and its citizens should interact, not to mention addressing historical activities that breached or violated other people’s […]

  • Tax structuring Cryptocurrency

    The ideology of establishing Bitcoin (read cryptocurrency) has been in place prior to the year 2008 when the first stable cryptocurrency was conceptualized by the mysterious person or group of persons known as Satoshi Nakamoto. However, in this paper, the bone of contention is what impact does cryptocurrency has on the implementation of laws or […]

  • Termination & Dismissal

    In an Employer-Employee Relationship (EER), there are undoubted possibilities of termination of the EER for various reasons, which include:• Poor Performance• Gross Misconduct• Insolvency of the Company• Restructuring of the Company• Social Factors• Political Factors

  • Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act

    The Guide focuses on GDPR and Cybercrimes Act

  • Competition Law Restrictive Trade

    The Competition Act No. 12 of 2010 (the “Act”) promotes and safeguards various entities or individuals in the Republic of Kenya. Considering that, the operation of the Act, through its respective government body, is expected to protect consumers from unfair and misleading market conduct. In this newsletter, we are addressing Restrictive Trade Practices as projected […]

  • Capital Markets Authority Securities

    The growth and reputation earned by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) of Kenya led to the CMA working towards opening its bourse to other countries across the globe. Initially, prior to making this step, the Republic of Kenya had established a Memorandum of Understanding between itself and the Eastern African Countries as the East African […]

  • Party Primaries & Lists Election Laws

    Party Primary refers to the process undertaken by a political party to elect or select its candidates for an election. Essentially, a political party has the liberty to elect or select a candidate who will run for a particular public office. Also, during the party nomination of party lists, a political party elects or selects […]

  • Betting Lotteries and Gaming

    The Government of Kenya regulates gambling activities through the Betting, Lotteries, and Gaming Act as the primary legislation. There is a proposed legislation known as Gaming Bill, 2019 that will repeal the BLGA, if it becomes law. The Gaming Bill, 2019 will have immense impact in the gambling industry