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High Court affirms position of secured creditors in insolvency proceedings

The High Court, in its ruling in High Court Insolvency Petition E018 of 2020 in the matter of Tusker Mattresses Limited, held that a secured creditor is entitled to exercise its statutory power of sale without recourse to the court exercis..

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The data protection regulations, 2021: Key points to note

The Kenya Data Protection Act, 2019 (the “DPA”) entered into force on 25th November 2019 marking a significant milestone with respect to the protection of personal data in Kenya.

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Recent developments in relation to land transactions and dealings

Historically, foreign investors have had to obtain Presidential Consent to transact in first and second row beach plots along the Kenyan coastline. Recognising that this requirement is unconstitutional, on 29 October 2021 the Environmental and Land Court (the Court) decla..

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The Central Bank of Kenya's guidance on climate-related risk management: A critical step towards building business resilience

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) recently published Guidance on Climate-Related Risk Management (the Guidance) for the banking sector and mortgage finance companies.

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Tax disputes end at the Court of Appeal

ABSA Bank PLC (ABSA) has been refused leave to appeal to the Supreme Court. This was by the Court of Appeal in a decision given on 5 November 2021. While the highest court in the land is the Supreme Court, Article 163(4) of the Constitution restricts access to that court ..

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Tax Appeals Tribunal (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Tax Appeals Tribunal (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (‘the Bill’) proposes to amend the Tax Appeals Tribunal Act, 2013 (‘TAT Act, 2013’) to facilitate the expeditious disposal of tax disputes at the Tax Appeals Tribunal (‘the Tribunal’).

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