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Catherine Kariuki Mulika

Deputy Managing Partner and Head of Telecommunications, Media and Technology

privacy and the internet of things

Privacy Regulation On The Internet Of Things (IoT)

Internet of Things is generally understood as the connection of electronic objects and devices to the internet.  For businesses to enjoy lower operating costs, improved communication and efficiency, increased productivity through prompt decisions that guarantee, better customer experiences then processing and analyzing customer data is key to achieving such a strategy. Subsequently, IoTs have proved …

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implementing the data protection act webinar

Implementing The Data Protection Act 2019: TripleOKLaw LLP and Deloitte Host Webinar on 19th August 2021

The adaptation of the Data Protection Act of 2019 is a key factor in the progress of the data revolution that has put data front and centre of every organisation’s digital transformation. The wave of data protection policies around the world has gained momentum with increasing cases of courts applying data protection and privacy rules. …

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The Above Standard Issue 8 the new face of dispute resolution

The Above Standard Newsletter Issue 8: Sell Your Suitcase, Buy A Webcam

In the summer of 2015, John T. Chambers, former CEO of Cisco Inc., (largely credited for the technology company’s growth from a mid-size company with revenues of $70m to a technology behemoth with a run-rate of approximately $40 billion) stated that with the advent of cloud technologies, machine learning and other digital technologies, only 40% …

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LEGAL ALERT: Digital Service Tax Under The Kenya Budget 2021

On 10th June 2021, The National Treasury & Planning Cabinet Secretary Hon. Amb. Ukur Yattani presented the budget for the  2021/2022 financial year amidst the country’s efforts to navigate the challenges associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic.   Notably, the budget set out measures on the Digital Service Tax regime which was introduced through the Income Tax …

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TripleOKLaw Comments on the Data Protection General Regulations

TripleOKLaw Comments On The Draft Data Protection General, Regulations 2021

In April 2021, the office of the Kenyan Data Commissioner issued draft guidelines which were subjected to public participation before their adoption. These are:  The Data Protection(Compliance & Enforcement) regulation, 2021;  Data Protection (Registration of Data Controllers & Data Processors) Regulations, 2021; and   The Data Protection (General) Regulations, 2021.  Our firm was one of the …

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TripleOKLaw Comments On The Data Protection General, Compliance And Enforcement Regulations, 2021

In April 2021, the office of the Kenyan Data Commissioner issued draft data protection guidelines which were subjected to public participation before their adoption. These are:  The Data Protection(Compliance & Enforcement) Regulation, 2021;  Data Protection (Registration of Data Controllers & Data Processors) Regulations, 2021; and   The Data Protection (General) Regulations, 2021.  Our firm was one …

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TripleOKLaw Comments On Data Protection (Registration Of Data Controllers & Data Processors) Regulations, 2021

In April 2021, the office of the Kenyan Data Commissioner issued draft guidelines which were subjected to public participation before their adoption. These are:  The Data Protection(Compliance & Enforcement) Regulation, 2021;  Data Protection (Registration of Data Controllers & Data Processors) Regulations, 2021; and   The Data Protection (General) Regulations, 2021.  Our firm was one of the …

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LEGAL ALERT: Kenyan Data Commissioner Issues New Draft Data Protection (General) Regulations, 2021

The Kenya Data Protection Act, 2019 has been in force for over one year.  Our in-depth analysis of what the provisions of the Act, 2019 mean for your business can be found here. The first Data Commissioner was appointed in November 2020.  After her appointment, she commenced the formalities of setting up the office and …

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LEGAL INSIGHT: Cookies and Privacy; The Perfect Recipe

Use of cookies and privacy pop-ups and banners is not new in the digital world. In Europe, the ePrivacy Directive (EPD) was passed in 2002 and amended in 2009, known as the “cookie law” whose most notable effect was the proliferation of cookie consent pop-ups after it was passed.  With the subsequent enactment of EUGDPR …

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Disclosure of beneficial ownership information

CLIENT ALERT: Data Protection And Privacy In Disclosure Of Beneficial Ownership Information Under The Companies Act, 2015

On 13th October 2020, the Registrar of Companies operationalised the Beneficial Ownership E-Register pursuant to Section 93A of the Companies Act (hereinafter ‘the Act’) and the Companies (Beneficial Ownership Information) Regulations (hereinafter ‘the Regulations’). These regulations require that legal entities keep a Beneficial Ownership register and submit a copy to the Registrar of Companies (hereinafter …

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