Estate Planning

March 20, 2016

How to transfer shares listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) after death of a parent or guardian (Private Transfers) in Kenya

What happens to listed shares of a deceased person at the Nairobi Securities Exchange? Making arrangements to transfer the shares of a deceased person is important so as to access the dividends and capital gains from such shares. Below is a simplified procedure of how to transfer the shares at the NSE. First confirm the number of shares that were […]
March 20, 2016

Procedure for applying for grant of representation in Kenya

The procedure for applying for grant of representation is set out in section 51 of the Kenyan Law of Succession Act and Rule 7 to 14 of the Probate and Administration Rules. In the first instance, one has to be eligible to apply for the grant as stipulated in section 66 of the Law of Succession Act which sets out the […]
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