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Now Available ICLG: International Arbitration 2021 Kenya Chapter 2021

Catch up with recent developments in the international arbitration space with the 2021 International Comparative Legal Guide: International Arbitration Laws and Regulations Kenya Chapter 2021. Authored by Managing Partner John M Ohaga and Senior, SC, CArb, FCIArb and Associate Isaac Kiche MCIArb, the team are known dispute resolution practitioners with a successful track record of …

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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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Mediation: Improving Access to Justice through faster dispute resolution

What is Mediation anyway? Mediation is a dispute resolution mechanism in which the parties in a dispute refer their dispute to an independent neutral third party, known as a mediator, who assists them to attempt to settle the matter. The mediator aides the parties in navigating through the dispute by narrowing down positions on the …

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LEGAL ALERT: Pre-Adoptive Leave As Introduced in Employment (Amendment) Act, 2021 No. 2 of 2021

The President assented to an Act of parliament amending section 29 of the Employment Act, 2007 (‘the principal Act’) on 30th March, 2021 and the Act shall be coming into force this week Thursday on the 15th April, 2021. In a move that many are celebrating, the Act introduces Pre-Adoptive Leave. The Act amends the …

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CASE WATCH: Tax Tribunal rules on Application of Statutory Provisions Governing Customs Valuation of Imported goods.

Tax appeal No. 150 of 2015- Bidco Oil Refineries Limited vs. Commissioner of Customs Services The appellant in this case, Bidco Oil Refineries Limited is a limited liability company incorporated in Kenya carrying out the business of import, manufacture and refining of edible oils and related products. The respondent on the other hand, is a …

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International Comparative Legal Guide – Gambling Laws 2021 Kenya Chapter

The uptake in betting and gambling facilities has put a spotlight on the legal mechanism put in place to ensure the industry runs fairly and beneficially to the individual and society as a whole. Our Dispute Resolution team with Managing Partner and Co-Head of the team, John Ohaga and Associate Michelle Koske have contributed to …

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CLIENT ALERT: The Legal Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has cast a dark shadow upon states around the world with various sectors such as tourism and travel taking serious hits.  The situation is fluid and uncertainty still looms on its legal implications and ramifications as new headlines break daily. Further transmission and evolution of the virus remains difficult …

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CBK wins petition on new currency notes

Case Watch- New Currency Rules Upheld by High Court: CBK Wins Petition on New Notes

Judgment in Petition No. 210 of 2019 as consolidated with Petition No. 214 of 2019 challenging the new currency rules was delivered on Friday the 27th of September 2019. The Petitioners of the consolidated petitions, Hon. Simon Mbugua and Okiya Omtatah had challenged the constitutionality of among other issues, the new notes and coins issued …

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