The High Court on 31st January, 2018 extended the deadline granted to the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning (the “MoL”) to rectify the anomaly in the enactment of Land Regulations to 31st July, 2018 to allow the Cabinet Secretary
In a separate Article available here, we highlighted certain changes to Rwanda’s Intellectual Property Law and Procedure as published in the Rwanda official gazette of 20th April 2016. One of these changes was the promulgation of Law No. 005 of
In September, we highlighted the amendments to the Companies Act effected vide the Companies Amendment Act of 2017. In a further raft of measures to improve corporate governance particularly for quoted companies in Kenya, the office of the Attorney General
The Registrar of Companies issued a notice to the effect that the Companies Registry filing system and procedures should be automated.
In this regard, the Registrar has directed all business owners to link their businesses by adding all directors and
On Monday 25th September, 2017, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) launched the new format of the official online publication of the Nice Classification (NCLPUB) in their website. This new format publication replaced the NICE publication platform (NicePub) which will
On 21st July, the President assented to the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (“the Amendment Act”) and it came into force on 16th August, 2017. It has made a raft of changes to the Companies Act, 2015 and the most notable
Justice John Mativo in his ruling on 21st September, 2017 declined to suspend the declaration of invalidity of paragraph 11A of the Income Tax Act Chapter 470, Laws of Kenya earlier declared invalid on 14th March, 2017 by the same
As at Monday 28th August 2017, Kenya joined the likes of Botswana, Morocco, Cameroon, Rwanda, Mauritania and Eritrea which have outlawed the use of plastic carrier bags. On 28 February 2017, through Gazette Notice Number 2356, the Cabinet Secretary for
Article 46 (1) (c) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 guarantees consumers to the right to protection of their economic interest.
This protection ought to be availed to the consumers of real estate in Kenya with particular focus to off-plan
On 07th August 2017, Thailand joined the Madrid system after its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol was deposited with WIPO’s Director-General, making the country the 99th Member of the Madrid System.
The Madrid Protocol will come into effect