Beneficial Ownership Register

Beneficial Ownership Register

The government of Kenya has taken deliberate actions to promote and enhance openness in the government service delivery process through establishing a Beneficial Ownership Register. It is now a legal requirement that the name and address of the beneficial owners (if any) be entered in the companies’ registers of members which must be lodged with the Registrar of Companies within 30 days after completing its preparation (in accordance with section 93 (8) of the Principal Act) and which will be available for inspection by members of the public. Section 93 (9) further provides that any amendment to the register of members is to be lodged with the Registrar within 14 […]