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Strathmore University Extractives Industry Centre (SEIC) held an international conference that took place on February 16th 2016. We were proud to participate in this event , with three of our lawyers Juliet Mazera (Corporate and Commercial) , Cindy Oraro (Senior Associate) and Jeal Aduke (Associate), representing us. For more details concerning the event, click here


Insights

  • An overview of Regional Systems for IP Protection
  • Arbitration: A Time to Rethink?
  • Consumer Protection Law in Kenya
  • Does your development require an environmental impact assessment licence?
  • Taxation in the upstream oil and gas sector
  • Walking a Tight Rope: Thin Line between Tax Planning and Tax Abuse
  • Redundancy process: Getting it right
  • Section 23 of the Registration of Titles Act – Did it really protect the bona fide purchaser?
  • Securities Transfers Tax
  • The Excise Duty Act, 2015
  • Special Economic Zones Act
  • Finance Act, 2015: Key changes to the Tax Regime
  • What’s New in the Mining World? – The Mining Bill 2014
  • The Insolvency Act, 2015: The impact on creditors and their right to realise securities
  • Natural Resource (benefit sharing Bill) 2014
  • Finance Act, 2015: Key changes made to the Insurance Act(IA)
  • The Companies Act, 2015
  • Finance Act, 2015: Key changes made to the Banking Act(BA)
  • Changing business laws: Commencement of the Companies Act, 2015
  • Further a field: Proposed changes in Kenya’s natural resource laws
  • Sweeping changes in Kenya’s disputes’ regime: The new Magistrates’ Courts Act, 2015
  • Tidy endings: Kenya’s new Insolvency Act, 2015 commences as UK logistics firm exits the Kenyan market
  • A “right” to light: a look at the key provisions in Kenya’s proposed Energy Bill, 2015
  • Kenya’s Energy Sector: 2015 Highlights
  • The Business Registration Service Act: An attempt to make Kenya an investor’s dream
  • Landlords, beware: The new Residential Rental Income Tax provisions in the Finance Act, 2015
  • Even more changes: a look at the new Tax Procedures Act, 2015
  • A tale of two countries: A comparative look at Trusts in Mauritius and New Zealand
  • Lighting the way: A look at Kenya’s growing renewable energy sector
  • On the rise: How REITs are changing the real estate landscape
  • Step lightly: Matters to consider during M&A deals in Kenya
  • A matter of co-operation: Kenya signs the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters
  • Commencement of the Insolvency Act, 2015: Legal Notice No.1 of 2016
  • “Money” matters: Award of instruction fees to in-house counsel
  • CEOs code of conduct:  the CMA’s new Corporate Governance Code
  • The other side of the coin: Bitcoin’s short stint in Kenya
  • Defining boundaries: A closer look at the Code of Corporate Governance Practices for Issuers of Securities to the Public, 2015
  • On matters, technology: some recent regulatory updates
  • On the development agenda: The US Electrify Africa Act, 2015
  • Full of activity: A review of developments in Kenya’s Energy Sector (Q1-2016)
  • The “big” deal about the Mining Bill: Key highlights
  • Medicare in the employment context
  • At the very least: Basic minimum conditions of employment
  • Is Collective Bargaining Dead in the Public Sector?
  • Delving deeper: a closer look at local content in Kenya’s growing mining sector
  • Building a strong “national” foundation: Local content in Kenya’s construction industry
  • “Bidding” system changes ahead – the new Public Procurement and Disposal Act, 2015
  • Brand new: Kenya’s newly enacted Mining Act
  • Unveiled: Kenya’s 2016/2017 budget highlights
  • Got power?: Salient aspects of Kenya’s new Energy Bill, 2015
  • “On records”: What you need to note in regard to the Companies Registry’s ongoing digitization exercise
  • On matters energy: A review of some key developments in Kenya’s Energy Sector (Q2-2016)
  • “May as well”: Additional renewable sector updates for May 2016
  • A sigh of relief for Withholding VAT agents
  • What you need to know about the 30% Local Ownership Rule for Foreign Companies
  • Testing the safety net in banking: Is deposit insurance adequate?
  • “More power” to investors: Kenya’s promising renewable energy market
  • A matter of “competing” principles: Confidentiality and disclosure in PPP procurement
  • Tightening the reins: Fighting financial crimes in the Kenyan capital markets
  • Important notice: Disruption of services at the Land Registries
  • “Capped”: Game changing interest rate legislation passed by Parliament
  • Exploring: A detailed look at Kenya’s Mining Act, 2016
  • Kenya’s Government-led banking shake-up: the Banking (Amendment) Act, 2016.
  • A matter of “interest”: more updates on the new Banking (Amendment) Act, 2016
  • New tax changes in the Finance Act, 2016
  • Karibu Kenya (Welcome to Kenya)! Repeal of the 30% local shareholding requirement for foreign companies in the Companies Act, 2015
  • Money and markets: financial changes brought about by the Finance Act, 2016
  • The new ratification requirements for natural resources transactions (The Natural Resources (Classes of Transactions Subject to Ratification) Act, 2016)
  • Obligated: Examining the Duty of Care in Banking
  • On the way: A look at Kenya’s new Road Annuity Programme
  • Out with the old, in with the new: The Public Benefit Organizations Act, 2013
  • On taxation: The Common Reporting Standards and Automatic Exchange of Information
  • A “right” to light: a look at the key provisions in Kenya’s proposed Energy Bill, 2015
  • Tax reprieve: Kenya’s new Tax Amnesty Guidelines released
  • Doing justice: The new statutes changing Kenya’s dispute resolution system
  • GREASE-PROOFING:HIGHLIGHTS OF KENYA’S ANTI-BRIBERY LEGISLATION
  • HOMEGROUND ADVANTAGE: ENTRENCHING LOCAL INTERESTS IN THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY
  • NEW IN THE MARKET: SHARE BUYBACKS UNDER THE COMPANIES ACT, 2015
  • PRAYING AND LEARNING:SOME CONSTITUTIONAL DIMENSIONS ON THE FREEDOM OF RELIGION
  • ISLAMIC BANKING:THE REGULATORY IMPERATIVE
  • OF PURCHASES & PROTECTION:SPOTLIGHT ON M&A TRANSACTIONS
  • STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: THE WAY FORWARD IN COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS
  • PERMISSION TO ENTER AND WORK:WHAT FOREIGNERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WORKING IN KENYA
  • New directives affecting work permits in Kenya
  • ONWARD FORWARD: GROWTH OF ISLAMIC CAPITAL MARKETS IN KENYA
  • SEALING THE LOOPHOLES: PROPOSED DISCLOSURE RULES UNDER THE COMMON REPORTING STANDARDS
  • TWO CENTS: THE SALE & LEASEBACK MODEL ALTERNATIVE
  • BENCHMARK: EFFECTIVENESS OF PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN KENYA

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