Salient Changes Under the Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020

On 18th March, 2020 the President assented to the Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020 (the Act). The Act, which came into force on its date of assent, seeks to facilitate the ease of doing business in Kenya by amending various statutes. Below is a summary of the salient changes brought about

Our Partners Pamella Ager and Nelly Gitau participated in the 6th annual East African Property Investment Summit, that took place on 10-11 April, 2019 at the Radisson Blu Hotel – Nairobi. Themed “Driving Affordability & Opportunity Through the Property Value Chain”, the

November 13, 2018 For the fourth consecutive year, leading legal directory – IFLR 1000, recognised Oraro & Company Advocates as a top-tier firm in its recently released 2019 rankings. The firm was commended as “very professional and diligent in providing its

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The Finance Act, 2018 assented to on 21st September, 2018, amended the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Act, 1966 to regulate Mortgage Finance Business (the business). The amendments include having new definitions and introduction of new powers to

The insurance sector in Kenya is another sector that has recorded substantial growth and development; it is among the most developed in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is therefore not surprising that the Government has seen the need to amend

Undoubtedly, the most significant change in business legislation in the last year has been the new Companies Act, 2015 (the Act). The Act is set to among other things, streamline business practice in Kenya as well as enhance corporate

The Insolvency Act, 2015 (the Act) was assented into law on 11th September 2015 and some of its provisions came into effect on the 30th of November by way of Legal Notice No. 244 of 2015. Some of these provisions include Parts I, III and V

Following the enactment of the Insolvency Act, 2015 (No. 18 of 2015); by way of Legal Notice No.1 of 2016, the following provisions of the Act came into operation as of 18th January 2016:

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