Google LLC v Oracle America, Inc.: The Fair Use Doctrine in Copyright Law

Google LLC v Oracle America, Inc.: The Fair Use Doctrine in Copyright Law

The Supreme Court of the United States has recently handed down a decision upholding Google’s use of part of the JAVA SE API Code (the SE Code) created by Oracle. Google had, in the course of creating a new Android Platform ...
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Imminent Roll Out of The National Land Information Management System (NLIMS)

Imminent Roll Out of The National Land Information Management System (NLIMS)

One of the main priorities of the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning (the Ministry) for the financial year 2020/2021, was the digitization of land systems due to recurrent challenges including poor record management ...
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Gazettement of Additional Parcels of Land for Conversion from Old Land Registration Numbers to New Parcel Number

Gazettement of Additional Parcels of Land for Conversion from Old Land Registration Numbers to New Parcel Number

Further to our Legal Alert issued on 13th January 2021, we wish to inform you that the Cabinet Secretary for Lands and Physical Planning, Hon. Farida Karoney, has issued another Notice ...
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Oraro & Company Advocates Celebrates Higher Rankings in the Chambers Global 2021

Oraro & Company Advocates Celebrates Higher Rankings in the Chambers Global 2021

The Chambers Global Guide, one of the most prestigious global legal directories, has just released its 2021 rankings in which Oraro & Company Advocates bagged exemplary rankings in four of its key practice areas – Dispute Resolution, Employment & Labour, Banking & Finance, ...
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Filing of Digital Service Tax (DST) Return

Filing of Digital Service Tax (DST) Return

Further to our earlier legal alert issued on 16th December 2020 on “Understanding Digital Tax and its Implementation in Kenya” we wish to inform and remind all digital service providers operating in the digital marketplace in Kenya of the mandatory requirement to file DST returns and make payment for ...
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Recent Decision Underscores Need for Court Sanction in The Carrying Out of Commission’s Mandate

Recent Decision Underscores Need for Court Sanction in The Carrying Out of Commission’s Mandate

The High Court (Jairus J) has quashed the decision of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (the Commission) that purported to compel Telkom Kenya Limited (Telkom) to suspend and recall the recent sale of its property pending investigations by the Commission. In a landmark Judgment, Justice Jairus ...
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