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20 April 2021
COV­ID-19 vac­cin­a­tion and test­ing in Kenya - em­ploy­ment law per­spect­ive
Vac­cin­a­tion 1. What op­tions does the em­ploy­er have to en­cour­age em­ploy­ees to be vac­cin­ated? Can the em­ploy­er provide a fin­an­cial in­cent­ive to em­ploy­ees?  The gen­er­al duty of an em­ploy­er in Kenya as...
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12 April 2021
Em­ploy­ment (Amend­ment) Act, No. 2 of 2021
On 30th March 2021, Pres­id­ent Uhuru Kenyatta signed in­to law the Em­ploy­ment (Amend­ment) Act, No. 2 of 2021 (the “Amend­ment Act”). The Amend­ment Act amends the Em­ploy­ment Act 2007 with ef­fect from...
23 March 2021
On the Pulse
Wel­come to ‘On the Pulse’ de­livered by the Glob­al Life Sci­ences & Health­care Sec­tor Group A video/pod­cast series, On the Pulse, brings to­geth­er CMS law­yers and ex­perts to dis­cuss key in­dustry top­ics...
05 March 2021
Data pro­tec­tion and cy­ber­se­cur­ity laws in Kenya
Data pro­tec­tion 1. Loc­al data pro­tec­tion laws and scope Data Pro­tec­tion in Kenya is reg­u­lated by the Data Pro­tec­tion Act No. 24 of 2019 (the "DPA").The DPA came in­to ef­fect on 25 Novem­ber 2019.The...
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13 January 2021
Con­ver­sion of Par­cel Num­bers in Nairobi
The Cab­in­et Sec­ret­ary for Lands and Phys­ic­al Plan­ning, Ms. Farida Ka­roney, pub­lished a No­tice dated 24th Decem­ber 2020 (the “No­tice”) con­tain­ing a con­ver­sion list in re­spect of par­cels form­ing part...
11 January 2021
5G reg­u­la­tion and law in Kenya
1. What is the state of 5G de­ploy­ment in your coun­try? 5G is yet to be de­ployed in Kenya. Cur­rently, 5G is at a test­ing stage with two tele­com op­er­at­ors li­censed to con­duct tri­als on the lower broad­band...
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18 December 2020
Re­new­able en­ergy law and reg­u­la­tion in Kenya
1. Brief over­view of the re­new­ables sec­tor The Gov­ern­ment of the Re­pub­lic of Kenya has long noted the sig­ni­fic­ant po­ten­tial for power gen­er­a­tion from re­new­able en­ergy sources in the coun­try. The Gov­ern­ment...
19 October 2020
Be­ne­fi­cial Own­er­ship In­form­a­tion Reg­u­la­tions, 2020
The re­cently in­tro­duced Sec­tion 93A of the Com­pan­ies Act re­quires each com­pany to have and main­tain a re­gister of its “be­ne­fi­cial own­er(s)”. The Gov­ern­ment has now pub­lished Reg­u­la­tions which ad­dress...
09 October 2020
CMS DALY IN­AM­DAR'S NEW­EST PART­NER FEA­TURED ON AFRICA ALERT
On 15th Septem­ber 2020, Haanee Khan joined CMS Daly In­am­dar as a part­ner in the firm­'s Cor­por­ate / Com­mer­cial De­part­ment. Haanee joined the firm from IKM Ad­voc­ates which is part of DLA Piper Africa.Haanee...
06 October 2020
CMS DI re­cog­nised as lead­ing firm in thir­ti­eth edi­tion of IFLR1000
CMS Daly In­am­dar is de­lighted to have been re­cog­nized in the 2020 IFLR1000’s fourth and fi­nal set of rank­ings, the fin­an­cial and cor­por­ate law and M&A rank­ings, which are now live for all jur­is­dic­tions...
06 October 2020
In­solv­ency and Re­struc­tur­ing
1.What is the primary le­gis­la­tion gov­ern­ing in­solv­ency and re­struc­tur­ing pro­ceed­ings in Kenya?The primary le­gis­la­tion gov­ern­ing in­solv­ency in Kenya is the In­solv­ency Act (No. 18 of 2015), which reg­u­lates...
29 September 2020
CMS DI ad­vises Ju­bilee Hold­ings Lim­ited on stra­tegic part­ner­ship with Al­li­anz...
CMS Daly & In­am­dar led by Ash­wini Bhandari, a Seni­or Part­ner in the Cor­por­ate/M&A de­part­ment, rep­res­en­ted the Ju­bilee Group in the high value and com­plex trans­ac­tion seek­ing to grow short-term prop­erty...