Companies Act 2015; Kenyan Law

Striking off a Company registered in Kenya

Striking off a Company registered in Kenya INTRODUCTION Running a business is not a bed of roses. There is so much that goes on behind the scenes that we don’t know. The socio-economic and political environment is sometimes not business friendly. One day you are doing well, next day you are unable to pay your …

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Penalties and Offences under the new Companies Act, 2015

This is a summary of the penalties and offences that officers of the companies will be liable under the new Kenyan Companies Act 2015. Please note and read carefully. Section Compliance Requirement Timelines  Penalty on failure to comply 24 Filing a copy of the amended articles of association to be filed to the Registrar from …

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Names approved for registration of a company in Kenya

The new Kenyan Companies Regulations 2015 gazetted on November 18, 2015 puts down the requirements for a name to be approved for registration of a company in Kenya. See the criteria below as set out in Regulation 11 & 12 of the new Regulations. Regulation 11 states that The name of a company may not …

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Type of companies under the Kenyan Companies Act 2015

You are probably thinking about incorporating a Company in Kenya but something is still not clear to you on the type of Company that is best suited to meet or achieve your unique purpose. This article would help you figure out clearly as to which special purpose vehicle would fit your circumstances in both your …

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OVERVIEW OF THE KENYAN BUSINESS REGISTRATION SERVICES ACT, 2015

In a good measure to ensure Kenya is the most attractive business destination for investors, the President signed into law The Business Registration Services Act on 11th September 2015. The legislation is among other business laws aimed at easing the operation of businesses in Kenya. The Purpose of the Act The Act seeks to establish …

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