Publications

A case for greater use of Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) in place of the limited liability company in Kenya 

The LLP is a corporate entity that integrates the organizational flexibility of a partnership with the limited liability status attributable to a company.

Brand Protection in Kenya as Relates to Trademarks

A trademark is a distinguishing sign which may consist of a letter(s), words, colours, numbers, drawings, a symbol or a combination of all these that can be used to identify the goods or services of a business or entity from others in the market place. A trademark owner can sue another person for infringement.

Defamation Law in Kenya and Posts Made on Social Media and Online Applications

Most social media users have shown a tendency of being reckless in their posts, maybe due to the illusion of anonymity which the Internet creates.

How to Challenge the Powers of Appointing Authorities in Kenya

Appointing authorities have to ensure that there is public participation and transparency in the appointment of officers to public office. The appointee should also pass the test of leadership and integrity as listed in Article 73 of the Constitution.

Company Incorporation Requirements

The Companies Act, 2015 sets out certain requirements to be met by persons that wish to incorporate and/or register a company. These include completing prescribed forms that are readily available online and set out particulars of the company.

Aspects of the Kenyan Employment Law Regime Pertinent to Employers

This Presentation summaries important aspects of the new Labour Law regime in Kenya

Legal Issues Arising from Fraud and Theft

In this short article we address the legal aspects of fraud and theft in businesses.

Provisions of Employment Law that Employers Should Know

It is vital for employers to know their legal obligations towards their employees. We set out in this presentation the basics as a primer for employers.

Highlights of the statutory provisions under the Companies Act, 2015

The coming into effect of the provisions of the Companies Act, 2015 on the 15th of June 2016 will have significant impact on the conduct of accounting and audit work relating to companies.

Operational Risk Mitigation from a Legal Standpoint

This article addresses the legal considerations and risks that arise from normal business operations and how the risks can be managed.

Joint Ventures

A joint venture (JV) is an undertaking by two or more persons who contribute assets and services to carry on a single business enterprise, which is formed as a separate legal entity, jointly owned and managed by the ventures.

Guide to Registration of Securities in Kenya

This Guide provides a brief description of the procedure for the registration of common Instruments creating Securities in Kenya.
The guide only covers commonly prepared securities of two types, namely
a)       Securities that require registration at the Companies Registry and;
b)       Securities that require registration at the Lands Registry.

The Agency Problem: Shareholders Unending Nightmare

This article analyses the reality of the agency problem with reference to the Enron scandal in America.

Tax Planning in Kenya

In this short article we address tax planning in Kenya, highlighting possible tax mitigation techniques for individuals and corporate organizations.

Choice of Business Entity

Choice of Business Entity