Catherine Mputhia

Democratic rights of a minority shareholder

Minority shareholders hold the minority vote and control of the company. The chances of the company altogether disregarding the wishes of the minority shareholders are very high as most of the time there vote counts for little. In one of Kenya’s largest shareholder disputes, the two majority shareholders took their fight to court and also …

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EMPLOYEES AS YOUR BRAND: USING THE EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT TO CREATE A BRAND

Branding has always been a powerful tool for businesses. Every business has a brand and that is because branding is the image and the outlook that your customers have about your products, services and their experience with your business. I have seen many ways that businesses create their brand. One could be by beginning with …

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REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS BENEFICIAL FOR REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS

Real estate stakeholders in Kenya have a reason to smile after the 2011/2012 budget due to the introduction of real estate investment trusts. The CMA (REIT) Regulations of 2009 are drafted and will have a great impact on the real estate sector. In this column I have zeroed in on the financial impact of the …

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