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

By Pamella Ager | James Kituku

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

By Pamella Ager | James Kitukuu

By Pamella Ager | James Kituku

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

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 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

Section 11(3)(v) of the Capital Markets Act, Cap 485A Laws of Kenya authorizes the Capital Markets Authority (the Authority) to discharge its functions by prescribing notices or guidelines on corporate governance of companies whose securities

Among other objectives, the Energy Bill, 2015 (the Bill) seeks to end Kenya Power and Lighting Company’s over fifty (50) years near monopoly, over power distribution and retailing of electricity in Kenya, entrenched under the soon to