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Catherine Kariuki Mulika

Deputy Managing Partner and Head of Telecommunications, Media & Technology

Legal Issues Around Disruptive Agricultural Technology(Ag-tech) In Kenya

The agricultural sector has, for a long time remained relatively untouched by disruptive modern technology. However, thanks to the demands of the fourth industrial revolution and disruptive technologies in other sectors in the Kenyan economy, the agricultural sector has now embraced digital technologies to harness associated benefits like improving quality and quantity of food production …

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CLIENT ALERT: Appointment of the First Data Commissioner in Kenya

Kenya has appointed its first Data commissioner. Mrs Immaculate Kassait was sworn in by the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary on the 16th November 2020.  This is a welcome appointment almost a year after the Data Protection Act came into force on 25th November 2019. She will serve a single term of six (6) years …

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LEGAL ALERT: Public Participation on the Income Tax (Digital Service Tax) Regulations, 2020

The proposed Income Tax (digital service tax) regulations have been a source of heavy conversation by consumers in all corners of the internet, more so in Kenya. With restricted movement, the businesses have adapted to the benefits of technology and with it comes regulatory adaptation as well. Our Telecommunications, Media and Technology team with Partner …

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CLIENT ALERT: Ethical Issues on Health Technologies in the Wake of the Data Protection Act

Legal Background The Data Protection Act 2019 (the Act) commenced on 25th November 2019 to regulate the processing of personal data. Amongst the Act’s key definitions is health data-which is defined as data related to the state of physical or mental health of the data subject and includes records regarding the past, present or future …

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LEGAL ALERT: Fully Effective – The Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act, 2018

The High Court of Kenya sitting in Nairobi dismissed an application to suspend 26 sections of the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime act, 2018. The High Court Judge James Makau dismissed a case filed by the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) that challenged the constitutionality of the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act (the Act). The Act …

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CLIENT ALERT – An Analysis Of The Huduma Bill.

GENERAL APPLICABILITY OF THE ACT. In the memorandum of reasons and objects, the Cabinet Secretary states that Part V adopts international best principles of data protection including those provided under the GDPR. However, it is our opinion that the Bill hardly reflects these principles. There is no goodwill expressed in the Bill to adhere to …

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CLIENT ALERT: What The New Data Protection Act In Kenya Means For Your Business

The Data Protection Act No. 24 of2019 (the Act or DPA hereinafter) which was enacted on 8th November 2019 has a commencement date of 25th November 2019. Its preamble states that it is meant to give effect to Article 31 (c) and (d) of the Constitution. These provisions guarantee that every person has the right …

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The Above Standard : June – Issue 001 – 2018

Welcome to the inaugural issue of The Above Standard, our new quarterly newsletter. Our aim is to have a newsletter that is entertaining, informative and above all useful to the readers. Being our maiden issue, we dedicate it to our esteemed clients, friends of TripleOKLaw Advocates LLP and our dedicated staff who have tirelessly worked …

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