The concept of money lending has been in existence for millennia. Since the commencement of trade, human beings have, on occasion, found themselves on economically unequal situations where one cannot always afford to pay for what they need. It is for this reason that in early civilisations, farmers would borrow seeds and repay with grain after their fields yielded a harvest. They would also borrow livestock on the promise that it would be returned upon the arrival of a new calf.
Our lawyers work with many leading local and international companies technology companies offering advice throughout a broad range of areas. These include data protection, cybersecurity, fintech, telecommunications, IP , litigation, regulatory, compliance, employment and contracting issues.
From startups to fast-growing and mid-market businesses to mature global enterprises, our clients are companies that develop or create technology, are enabled by technology, or whose business model is fundamentally based on technology.
Experience has included advising on:
- The legal considerations for setting up data centers, cloud computing, web hosting services and software as a service to its clients
- The requirements for installation of fibre connections and the applicable fines for non-compliance with the statutory requirements
- Kenya Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
- Artificial intelligence and machine learning in the context of business operations and the regulatory and compliance issues that arise in different sectors/industries
- Setting up mobile virtual network operators (MVNO)
On July 16, 2020 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), also informally known as the European Court of Justice or the supreme court of the European Union, rendered a judgment of gargantuan proportions in the Schrems II Case concerning the transfer of personal data by the ubiquitous behemoth called Facebook Inc.