Legal Alert: Data Commissioner Publishes Draft Data Protection Regulations

Mutie Advocates Legal Alert Data Commissioner Publishes Draft Data Protection Regulations

On 7th April 2021, the Task Force on Development of Data Protection General Regulations tabled draft data protection regulations before the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs, Joe Mucheru. In addition, the Data Protection Commissioner published the draft Regulations on its website, paving the way for public consultation.

6 Ways The Data Protection Act Impacts Staff Recruitment

Mutie Advocates Data Protection

The Kenya Data Protection Act is set to impact all areas of business and more so, the HR or staffing function. In the “HR Professionals Guide to Data Protection” I gave broad insights on how the Act will affect the HR department. In this article, I consider the potential impact in the area of staff recruitment.

HR Professionals Guide To Data Protection

Mutie Advocates HR Professionals Guide To Data Protection

On 25th November 2019, Kenya enacted the Data Protection Act. If you are a Human Resource practitioner, you need to familiarise yourself with the requirements of this Act because it places a high compliance burden with regard to the handling of personal data. This article looks at ways in which the Data Protection Act will affect the HR function and how HR practitioners can prepare for compliance.

5 Legal Considerations For Your Online Business

Mutie Advocates 5 Legal Considerations For Your Online Business

The future is here. The future is in online business. According to a recent article by the Economist, “responding to COVID-19 has seen many people and companies realise that IT had more to offer them than they had realised.” Indeed, most tech or online companies are reaping big in spite of the pandemic. Therefore, it makes sense to consider starting or moving your business online.

This article considers some of the legal aspects relevant to online businesses.