Catherine Mputhia

LAW AS A CHANGE AGENT FOR SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

There has been a lot of disgruntling about Kenya’s performance in the concluded 2012 Olympics. Undoubtedly Kenya’s performance at the Olympics was below par and much of this was attributed to mismanagement. Ironically this mismanagement comes at a time when the Sports Bill 2012 has been drawn up to manage and streamline sports in the …

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THE CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTION OF LAND HOLDING BY NON-CITIZENS IN KENYA

Factual Background The non-citizens held freehold interests in land in Kenya before the passage of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. The Constitution 2010 decreed that upon promulgation, the freehold interests held by non-citizens would revert to the state upon which the State would instantly issue 99 year leases at a peppercorn rent. However despite the …

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MANAGING THE CONFLICT BETWEEN SHAREHOLDERS AND DIRECTORS

The conflict between shareholders and directors is a major issue when it comes to Corporate Governance.  The major role of the directors is to increase the value of the company for the benefit of the shareholders. This requires that any policies or decisions made by the directors must always be done with the aim of …

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LEGAL DUE DILIGENCE IN DIVERSIFICATION

In today’s market no matter which field you are in, it’s becoming increasingly important to diversify. As more suppliers enter the market, competition on the supply becomes higher forcing suppliers into diversification. The life cycle of businesses makes diversification inevitable. For the market leaders the need to diversify is felt when the company attains its …

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