Oraro & Co. for the Ozone Run 2022 Edition

At Oraro & Company Advocates, we’ve always been about going the extra mile and this year, we launched our flagship environmental sustainability initiative dubbed ‘Oraro & Co. for the Ozone Run’ in response to the rising threat of climate change.   To play a part in safeguarding our future, we had the pleasure of partnering with […]

On 17th August 2022, in Omwanza Ombati v. The Hon. Chief Justice, The President of the Supreme Court & 4 Others (2022) eKLR, the High Court (Thande, J) quashed the Supreme Court (Presidential Election Petition) (Amendment) Rules, 2022 (“the Rules”) on the basis that the Rules were unconstitutional for firstly, usurping the legislative power, a […]

30th August 2022   Oraro & Company Advocates has once again been recognised for its expertise and market-leading strength in IFLR1000’s 32nd edition of the financial and corporate law rankings. The firm earned the prestigious rankings for providing legal advisory services in the areas of Project Development: Infrastructure, Mining, Power, M&A and Banking and Finance. In […]

An Overview of the Finance Act, 2022 This Alert contains a summary of the major tax law changes brought about by the Finance Act, 2022. The amendments come into force with effect from 1st July, 2022 (now past) save for the following amendments which will take effect from 1st January, 2023: Capital gains tax; Financial […]

By Share this article Introduction According to the Association of Countrywide Innovation Hubs, Kenyan tech start-ups topped the continent as they raised an impressive KES 21.4 Billion of funding in 2020. This level of funding is attributed to a socio-professional environment that is conducive to work in, even though Kenya’s start-up ecosystem remains unregulated. Whereas […]

By John Mbaluto

By Pamella Ager & James Kituku

Deposit before tax appeals to the High Court: Analysis of the proposed amendment contained in the Finance Bill, 2022 Background On 7th April 2022, the Cabinet Secretary to the National Treasury (“the Cabinet Secretary”) read out the proposed 2022/23 National Budget to the National Assembly. One of the legislative amendments proposed therein was a requirement […]

Operationalisation of the Registration of Digital Credit Providers Further to our previous alert, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on 17th May 2022 issued a notice that all unregulated Digital Credit Providers (DCPs) are required to apply to CBK for licensing by 17th September 2022, or they will cease operation. Consequently, it is reiterated that […]

1. TAX APPEALS TRIBUNAL ACT The Finance Bill, 2022 went through the First Reading on 13th April 2022. We provide below a summary of the proposed amendments the Bill seeks to make to various Tax Laws. a) Deposit before appealing to the High Court The Bill proposes an amendment to the Tax Appeals Tribunal Act […]