TripleOKLaw

Tom O Onyango

Partner and Head of Real Estate & Banking

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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LEGAL ALERT: The Business Laws (Amendment) Act 2020

In a very much interconnected world (the current COVID19 epidemic notwithstanding), countries must be able to analyze comprehensive quantitative data to compare business regulation environments across economies and be competitive. That competition requires more efficient regulation and in turn, offers measurable benchmarks for reform. The studies carried out by the World Bank provide data on …

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