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Tom O Onyango

Partner and Head of Real Estate & Banking

Is your Digital Lending Platform licensed? Review of the Central Bank of Kenya (Amendment) Act, 2021

“Regulation has to catch up with Innovation” Henry Paulson, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Kenya has been at the forefront of financial innovation since the launch of mobile money transfer systems in 2007. In the last few years, digital lending in Kenya has grown exponentially because of high mobile phone penetration, adoption of mobile money …

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LEGAL ALERT: Reprieve for lenders as Court strikes down S.47 of the Land Laws (Amendment Act) 2016

“Equal justice under the law is perhaps the most inspiring ideal of our society; it is one of the ends for which our entire legal system exists” U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell Jr. This dictum on ‘equal justice under the law’ as espoused by Justice Powell was recently tested in Kenya in Malindi Law …

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TripleOKLaw LLP ranked in top 50 african law firms list

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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CLIENT ALERT: The National Land Information Management System- An Overview

The Ministry of Lands, Housing and Physical Planning has since early 2019 been undertaking digitization of its records and operations with a view of enhancing delivery of services. The expected result of this ambitious process aimed at improving services and improving Kenya’s ranking in the World Bank Doing Business Report is the platform that will …

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LEGAL ALERT: Conversion of Land Reference Numbers to New Parcel Numbers

Background Section 6 of the Land Registration Act, 2012, empowers the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning in consultation with the national and county governments to constitute, limit or vary land registration units which are to be identified in unique and distinctive names or blocks. In exercise of these powers, on 22nd November …

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The Above Standard Issue 7: The Future of Law in Revolutionising the Global Economy

The evolution of law and society is often portended by a time of catastrophe, uncertainty and disillusionment. With most economic sectors grappling with the reality of the coronavirus, firm executives are faced with a burdensome reality, they must evolve their businesses or die.The legal profession is no different, and its hesitation to innovate proactively is …

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LEGAL ALERT: Stamp Duty (Valuation of Immovable Property) Regulations, 2020

Under Section 119 of Stamp Duty Act, the Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Planning has powers to prescribe regulations to operationalize various provisions of the Act. The Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Planning recently prescribed the Stamp Duty (Valuation of Immovable Property) Regulations, 2020; (‘the Regulations’) which took effect immediately. The objective of …

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TripleOKLaw LLP Ranked in Legal500 EMEA 2020 Guide

We are pleased to announce our rankings in the 2020 edition of The Legal500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Guide. The guide is an impartial ranking of leading law firms and lawyers in the EMEA region and is compiled through qualitative research on firms based on factors that include their work record over 12 …

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LEGAL ALERT: Payment of Stamp Duty and Capital Gains Tax

Further to our recent highlight on The Business Laws Amendment Act 2020 which is aimed at enhancing the ease of doing business in the country, we write to inform you that the Government of Kenya has announced further reforms aimed at simplifying the payment of stamp duty. The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) through a Public …

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