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Recordation of Intellectual Property Rights by the Anti-Counterfeit Authority The Anti-Counterfeit Act (the Act) requires recording of intellectual property rights (IPRs) relating to imported goods with the Anti-Counterfeit Authority (ACA). This process is known as recordation. Recordation applies to all forms of intellectual property and irrespective of where they are registered. Consequently, trade importation of...

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Introduction The Central Bank of Kenya (Amendment) Act, 2021 empowered the Central Bank of Kenya (the “CBK”) to regulate digital credit providers. Our analysis of the Amendment Act is here. The CBK has now published the Central Bank of Kenya (Digital Credit Providers) Regulations, 2022 (the Regulations) setting out the licensing procedure and compliance requirements...

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Introduction The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) has invited public comments on its draft framework on the regulation of distribution and exhibition of content in Kenya (the “Framework”). KFCB is established under the Film and Stage Plays Act (Cap 222) to regulate the creation, broadcasting, possession, distribution and exhibition of films in Kenya. The proposed...

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By Executive Order Number 2 of 2018 issued by the President on 14 June 2018, all Kenyan government entities and public owned institutions were required to publish full details of tenders and awards from July 01, 2018. The Order required public entities to disclose details including the particulars of the suppliers including owners, directors and...

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In our June 2021 Newsletter we reviewed the draft regulations made under the Data Protection Act. These draft regulations were the Data Protection (General) Regulations, 2021, the Data Protection (Compliance and Enforcement) Regulations, 2021, and the Data Protection Regulations (Registration of Data Controllers and Data Processors) Regulations, 2021. They had been published for public participation....

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Introduction The constant progression of technology through innovations continues to revolutionize how people live and work. One key technological development is the emergence of electronic signatures (e-signatures) and advanced e-signatures. The use of these in place of written signatures has increased significantly recently. The Kenya Information and Communications Act (KICA), is the primary law governing...

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Introduction The Central Bank of Kenya (Amendment) Act (the “Amendment Act”) was assented into law on December 07, 2021. Its effective date was December 23, 2021. Its principal objective is to regulate and bring the provision of credit or loan facilities through digital channels under the supervision of Central Bank of Kenya (CBK). Rationale With...

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Introduction The Public Private Partnership Act, 2021 (the Act) which came into effect on December 23, 2021 provides for the participation of the private sector in the financing, construction, development, operation or maintenance of infrastructure or development projects through public private partnerships. The objects of the Act include: To prescribe procedures for participation of the...

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Introduction The Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Planning has through Legal Notices Numbers 163, 164, and 165 of 2021 made changes to the regulations in respect of Individual Pension Plan Schemes (“IPPS”), Occupational Retirement Benefits Schemes (“ORBS”), and Umbrella Retirement Benefits Schemes (“URBS”). We analyse the changes below. Common Changes Where a retirement benefit...

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