KATS and the Legal Innovation Hub host the ‘World Legal Summit’

Lawyers, tech enthusiasts, academics, entrepreneurs, innovators and students converged at the Innovation Village in Ntinda, Kampala, on Thursday, the 1st August, to participate in the World Legal Summit. The World Legal Summit (WLS) is an initiative designed to bring together the legal and technology industries in worldwide collaboration towards a globally sustainable future. The first...
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TMT Alert: Do you collect personal data in the operation of your business? The Data Protection & Privacy Act, 2019, decoded

By: Patrick Mugalula BACKGROUND: In December 2018, the Parliament of Uganda passed the Data Protection and Privacy Bill, 2015 into law. The Bill received Presidential assent and force of law on the 25th February, 2019. Prior to this, the extent of the law on the right to privacy and data protection in Uganda was Article 27...
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KATS welcomes new Associate

KATS is pleased to welcome Angella Tendo Namubiru to the Firm. She joins the Corporate and Commercial department as an Associate. Angella focuses her practice on Banking & Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate to mention but a few. She offers practical legal and business advice to entrepreneurs and companies through all stages of their...
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LEXAfrica Africa Business Outlook Seminar 2019/2020 in London, UK

KATS participated in the LEX Africa African Business Outlook Seminar in London, in the United Kingdom, on the 17th May, 2019. The firm was represented by Alice Namuli Blazevic, who is a Partner. LEXAfrica is a legal alliance of leading law firms in Africa in over twenty countries and is Africa’s largest legal alliance. Each...
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KATS honored at Makerere Law Society dinner

The Makerere University Law Society (MLS) commended KATS on attainment of fifty years of legal service to the nation, at its annual dinner held on the 4th May, 2019 at the Speke Resort, Munyonyo. The dinner was presided over by Hon. Justice Kenneth Kakuru. The award also recognized the firm for its dedicated support and...
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Jumia, a $1bn African dream

When African online retailer Jumia Technologies listed on the New York Stock Exchange on 12 April, many market watchers did not know what to expect. After all, the company admitted to carrying losses of about $1 billion incurred over its seven-year lifespan. Then there was the fact that it was the first African start-up to...
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