LCIA African User’s Council Symposium

Oraro & Company Advocates participated in The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) symposium held on 23-24 May 2019 at the Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel – Nairobi. Our very own Managing Partner, Chacha Odera, and Noella Lubano, Partner were among the

The Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has today announced the coming to effect of the Housing Fund Levy (the levy) introduced, under the Finance Act, 2018. The employer and the employee shall each be required to contribute 1.5%

The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2009 (POCAMLA) provides for the offence of money laundering and introduces measures for combating the offence. One such measure is that financial institutions, estate agencies and designated non-financial businesses

By Geoffrey Muchiri

By Geoffrey Muchiri | Cindy Oraro

The Companies Act 2015 (the Act) is amongst a suite of new laws intended to streamline business in Kenya, by making it easier for entities to establish a presence and operate. Although quite voluminous, the Act takes into consideration, developments

Kenya’s Parliament recently debated a new law to regulate oil and gas exploration. If the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Bill 2015 (Petroleum Bill) is passed, the national government will retain 75% of the profits

If passed, the Energy Bill, 2015 (the Energy Bill) will see Kenya Power (the country’s national electricity utility company) compensate consumers for financial losses and physical injuries due to power outages. The Energy Bill provides that

Kenya intends to overhaul its mining laws currently contained in the Mining Act (Cap 306 of the Laws of Kenya) by passing the Mining Bill, 2014 that is currently being debated in Parliament. The Mining Bill, if passed in its current form

The Mining Act, 2016 (the Act) came into force on the 27th of May, 2016 thereby repealing inter alia, the previous Mining Act (Cap.306) which was enacted in 1940, the Trade in Unwrought Mineral Act (Cap.310) and the Diamond Industry Protection Act