JMK Partners Advocate

Faith Karanja

The Stakes Have Never Been Higher: High Court Raises the Standard of Care Hotels Owe their Guests

The High Court recently heralded a ground-breaking decision that is set to transform the hospitality landscape in Kenya. In a case that captured the masses’ attention, Dong Yi v Sun Africa Hotels Limited t/a Keekorok Lodge Masai Mara; First Assurance Company Limited (Civil Suit 12 of 2019), a foreign couple’s idyllic getaway took a tragic …

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FORTIFYING FINANCES: A ROADMAP TO SECURING THE REPAYMENT OF DEBT IN KENYA

Introduction In Kenya, as in many parts of the world, borrowing money is often a necessary step for individuals and businesses alike to achieve their goals. Whether it’s funding a business venture, buying a home, or covering unexpected expenses, taking on debt can provide the financial flexibility needed to make things happen. However, borrowing also …

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UNLOCKING BUSINESS POWER: A LOOK INTO MERGER PROCEDURES IN KENYA

Take a step into the realm where synergy meets opportunity, where the pulse of innovation beats with the rhythm of possibility. Welcome to Kenya’s dynamic business landscape, where mergers aren’t just transactions; they’re transformative journeys unlocking boundless potential for growth and economic vitality. Kenya is set apart not just by the promise of mergers; it …

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A REPRIEVE IN RECOVERY OF FUNDS ERRONEOUSLY SENT TO WRONG ACCOUNTS – HIGH COURT RULES THAT BANKS MUST TAKE ALL NECESSARY MEASURES IN THE RECOVERY OF MISTAKENLY SENT FUNDS

Millions of transactions happen every day through M-PESA. So, it’s little wonder that a few mistakes might be made along the way. All it takes is one wrong digit in an account number and your money could be winging its way to the wrong account. Accidentally sending money from M-PESA to an unintended recipient can be …

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AS A REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER ARE YOU RESPONSIBLE TO PAY BOTH CORPORATE TAX AND CAPITAL GAINS TAX?

The Income Tax Act (ITA), CAP 470 provides for payment of corporate tax chargeable from the profits of a corporation and payment of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) as levied on gains made from the transfer of a property acquired on or before January 2015. This leaves real estate developers with the question on whether they …

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AS A REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER ARE YOU RESPONSIBLE TO PAY BOTH CORPORATE TAX AND CAPITAL GAINS TAX?

The Income Tax Act (ITA), CAP 470 provides for payment of corporate tax chargeable from the profits of a corporation and payment of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) as levied on gains made from the transfer of a property acquired on or before January 2015. This leaves real estate developers with the question on whether they …

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AS A REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER ARE YOU RESPONSIBLE TO PAY BOTH CORPORATE TAX AND CAPITAL GAINS TAX?AS A REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER ARE YOU RESPONSIBLE TO PAY BOTH CORPORATE TAX AND CAPITAL GAINS TAX?

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AS A REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER ARE YOU RESPONSIBLE TO PAY BOTH CORPORATE TAX AND CAPITAL GAINS TAX?AS A REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER ARE YOU RESPONSIBLE TO PAY BOTH CORPORATE TAX AND CAPITAL GAINS TAX? Read More »

A REVIEW OF THE SECTIONAL PROPERTIES ACT, NO. 21 OF 2020 & THE SECTIONAL PROPERTIES REGULATIONS, 2021

Do you own an apartment, flat, maisonette or a town house? Have you complied with the new sectional properties laws? Do you know that the deadline for compliance is December 2022?   The Sectional Properties Act, No. 21 of 2020 and the Sectional Properties Regulations, 2021 are fairly new laws that provide for issuance of …

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A FOREIGNER WITH AN INTEREST TO WORK, INVEST OR RESIDE IN KENYA? BELOW IS THE IMMIGRATION LAW GOVERNING ENTRY AND STAY IN KENYA

Introduction The Kenyan Government through the Department of Immigration Services regulates the entry and stay in Kenya of foreigners who have the intentions to engage in:  trade, business, consultancy, professional employment, missionary activities, investment in various industries including the mining, agricultural and manufacturing industries or even mere reside in Kenya. At JMK we have a …

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