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KTA Advocates

Kampala Protocol: What you need to know about the Protocol on the voluntary registration of copyright and related rights

The Protocol on voluntary registration of copyright and related rights is the fifth Protocol to be administered by ARIPO. It aims to ensure that creatives benefit from their works and are commercially incentivised- through copyright to crea..

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ALP East Africa

New Proposed Amendments Under the Succession (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Succession (Amendment) Bill, 2021 seeks to accord equal rights between men and women under the succession law in terms of domicile, property, residential holdings, maintenance, guardianship, etc. and address the lacuna in the law in the..

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KTA Advocates

Uganda’s Fintech Eco-System: How Collaboration, Interoperability and Regulation can Facilitate an Inclusive and Robust Digital Economy

“Tempered by physical law, which adds a dash of necessity, chance becomes the creative force, the mover and shaker of our universe. All the beauty we see around us, from galaxies to sunflowers is as a result of this collaboration between ch..

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KSMO Advocates

Uganda: The National Climate Change Act, 2021

The release of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report this year makes it more obvious than ever that countries must radically and rapidly cut greenhouse gas emissions in order to avoid the most dangerous conseque..

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MMAKS Advocates

Beat the data protection registration deadline

Transacting online for work, school, banking, or pleasure, and therefore exchanging personal information, has never been more pronounced than today. Social distancing brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated reliance on the in..

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Cymbell Advocates

Key Issues in Data Protection Litigation in Light of The Data Protection Act 2019

Technological advancement in areas such as artificial intelligence, robotics and quantum computing have made the possibility of living in a digitally interconnected world a plausible aspiration in the past decade. One of, if not the most im..

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ENSafrica

Insolvency law takes a knock: A review of Roofings v Roko Construction

The High Court in Uganda has ruled that a petitioner for liquidation of a company must issue a statutory demand regardless of the grounds of the petition.

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Bowmans

East Africa: Business is Looking up Amidst COVID 19

Since 2020, there have been unprecedented changes in the way people do business, not only in Africa but globally. Eighteen months later, we reflect briefly on how this has impacted Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, and provide you with insights o..

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Kampala Associated Advocates

The Trademarks (Amendment) Regulations, 2021: A step towards achieving the goals of the National IP Policy

In May 2019, the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs released the National Intellectual Property Policy (the “Policy”) intended to support efforts towards achieving objectives of Uganda Vision 2040, the Second National Developmen..

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