TripleOKLaw

Catherine Kariuki Mulika

Partner, Telecommunications, Media and Technology

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Legal Alert: Huduma Namba Initiative, Judicial Review Application No. E1138 OF 2020

The roll-out and implementation of the Huduma Namba in Kenya was brought to a grinding halt in a recent decision by the High Court. The High court declared the Huduma Namba initiative illegal on the grounds that the process was not in adherence to the Data Protection Act 2019 (‘the Act’). An overview of the …

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TripleOKLaw LLP in Africa Top 50: Top African Law Firms List

Law.com International in partnership with Africa Legal released the second edition of the Africa Top 50, an annual ranking of the top African law firms with TripleOKLaw featured in the list. The list celebrates the biggest legal organisations operating in the African region by lawyer count, locations and strategic plan. TripleOKLaw’s presence on the list …

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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 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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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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