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Court of Appeal Sounds Warning to Kenyan Banks Over Title Deed Forgery Syndicate

The Commercial Bank of Africa Ltd (CBA) has obtained a conservatory order at the Court of Appeal in Nairobi (the Court) restraining the Cooperative Bank of Kenya Ltd (Co-op Bank), Equity Bank Ltd (Equity), the Chief Land Registrar and other named Respondents from disposing or dealing in any way with a property in Riruta (the Property) pending the hearing and final determination of an intended appeal from the decision of the Environment & Land Court allowing Co-op bank to exercise its statutory power of sale as a first chargee of the Property.

The Unclaimed Financial Assets Act: Revisited

Prior to the enactment of the Unclaimed Financial Assets Act No.40 of 2011, (“the Act”) unclaimed financial assets were left under the control of the various holders or such entities where such assets were held.  With the operation of the Act, all entities are required to report, trace and deposit any unclaimed financial assets with the Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority (the “Authority”).

Revenue Sharing: A General Overview, its Benefits and Shortcomings in Leasing Malls and Retail Shops

Revenue sharing is the use of profits to enable separate actors develop efficiencies or innovate in mutually beneficial ways. There are many ways the revenue sharing concept is structured with the objective being sharing of revenue profits and losses between various parties. Revenue sharing is practiced widely in sports, manufacturing industries, advertising industries, private companies and malls/retail shopping centers. The International markets are embracing the concept of revenue sharing or turnover rent.