It has been over 100 days since the appointment of Kenya’s first Data Commissioner. The Data Commissioner is in charge of data protection compliance and enforcement. Let us consider some of the developments that have happened in this time.
In the last article, we considered the potential impact of the Data Protection Act on businesses in Kenya. This week, we consider how creating data maps can contribute to the overall success of your data privacy compliance program.
It’s been almost two years since I penned this guide on commercial leases in Kenya. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the article has generated a lot of interest from readers. So much so, that it prompted me to provide further insight on how to handle your lease in light of the pandemic.
Have you recently visited a website, placed an order and paid for an item from the comfort of your desk? If so, you have been party to an electronic contract (“E-Contract”) i.e. an agreement formed and concluded online. In this article, we consider the essential legal elements of E-contracts.
Celebrity endorsements are advertising campaigns whereby celebrities or well known public figures are used in promotion of products or services. The benefits of such endorsements include increased sales, brand personification and building brand equity and credibility.
In the course of running a business, you inevitably require to enter into contracts with various stakeholders. Contracts are agreements in which one party commits to providing products, property or services to another in exchange for payment. Contracts may be either verbal or written.
The global digital economy has made it very easy to start and run businesses. All you need is a computer, internet connection and a great idea. Most start-up entrepreneurs opt to set-up online businesses due to the easy set-up procedures and low operating and maintenance costs. However, as the business expands it may become necessary to set-up a physical office for effective coordination of operations. If your business needs a physical location, you may have to consider purchasing or renting some space. For rented premises, landlords often require tenants to execute commercial leases.
As an entrepreneur opportunities are your lifeline. But let’s face it, scoring great opportunities is not a walk in the park. You have to jump through hoops, empty promises and near misses before you secure a contract. In the process, there is a real temptation to give too much information away too soon.