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Capital Markets Authority: Cross Listing
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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 […]

The Legality of Cryptocurrency – Ong’anya Ombo Advocates

The legality of Cryptocurrency came into question in the year 2015, whereby the Central Bank of Kenya (the ‘CBK’) issued a public caveat over the use of cryptocurrency. In their words, the CBK, states that cryptocurrency is not a legal tender nor is it regulated by Kenyan laws. The uncomprehensive position of the CBK puzzles […]

Software: Copyright & Patent Practices – Ong’anya Ombo Advocates

Introduction Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) is a composition of various overlapping rights such as Copyright, Trademarks, Geographical Designs, Patents et al. Various schools of thought that are pro-intellectual property argue that by offering IPR, it enables people to have an incentive to invent; hence, making life much better. For purposes of this discussion, Copyrighting and […]

Double Taxation Treaty between Ke & UK – Ong’anya Ombo Advocates

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the key provisions of the agreement that allows both natural and juristic persons to structure their tax obligation, more so on Double Taxation. The Government of Kenya and United Kingdom have a longstanding relationship since colonisation to date. As it stands, the two States entered into an […]