Introduction On 30th November 2020, the Central Bank of Kenya (Amendment) Bill, 2020 (‘the Bill’) was published in the Kenya Gazette and seeks to have the Central Bank of Kenya (‘CBK’) regulate providers of digital money lending services. Contents of the Bill The Bill describes digital money lenders as any entity that offers credit facilities…

Introduction: The Obligation to Report and Explain The obligation not only to ensure the privacy of stored data but also to disclose and explain the steps taken to safeguard that data is becoming increasingly costly to companies. Government regulators, customers, shareholders and individuals routinely now demand explanations of both security protocols and also responses to…

Pursuant to the Land Registration Act, 2012 (“the LRA”) and the Land Registration (Registration Units) Order, 2017, the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning (“the Ministry”) has begun the process of conversion of various Land Reference Numbers in order to consolidate the land registration regimes in the repealed legislations to create one amalgamated registration process…

The Finance Act 2020 (the Act), which was assented to by President Uhuru Kenyatta on 30th June 2020, introduced a wide range of tax and other measures aimed at raising additional revenue for the financial year 2020/21. Among the measures introduced by the Act is the Voluntary Tax Disclosure Programme (the VTDP).The program is designed to…

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