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The Public Private Partnership Act, 2021

The Public Private Partnership Act, 2021 (the Act) which came into effect on December 23, 2021 provides for the participation of the private sector in the financing, construction, development, operation or mai..

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Anjarwalla & Khanna

Guidelines for Preparation of Procedures for Prevention of Bribery and Corruption

The Attorney General on 7 October 2021 issued guidelines (the Guidelines) to assist public and private entities in the preparation of procedures for the prevention of bribery and corruption ..

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Bowmans

Kenya: Nairobi Securities Exchange Published ESG Disclosures Manual

Over the past few years, increasing attention has been given to how environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues impact investment decisions. Many socially responsible investors have moved away from purely focusing on financi..

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Anjarwalla & Khanna

Legal Alert | CBK’s Guidance on Climate-Related Risk Management to Enhance Business Resilience

Introduction


Considerable attention has been directed at climate change and its impact on the environment in recent years. At a global level, thi..

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Bowmans

Kenya: Highlights of the Law of Succession (Amendment) Act 2021

Parliament recently passed into law the Law of Succession (Amendment) Act 2021 (the Amendment Act). The Amendment Act amends several provisions of the Law of Succession Act, Chapter 160 of the Laws of Kenya (the LSA Act).

The Amendme..

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Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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 ..

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Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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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ENSafrica

The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-money Laundering (Amendment) Bill 2021

The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-money Laundering Bill (the “Bill”) gazetted on 03 September 2021 seeks to amend the current Proceeds of Crime and Anti-money Laundering Act, 2009 (the “Act”). The Bill proposes to introduce a number of changes..

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Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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..

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