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Title: A legal analysis of the law regulating mobile money in Kenya: a case study of Nairobi
Authors: Reen, Owuor .0.
Keywords: Law
Mobile money
Issue Date: Mar-2017
Publisher: Kampala International University.College Of Law
Abstract: This study focused on the Mobile Money transfer services in Nairobi. What is majorly the point of concentration, is the legal implications mobile money came along with , and whether there was need to amend the existing legal regime in order to take care of the challenges and risks that faced thereof. Hence, it is at this point that the study introduced the research topic. It discussed vividly the background of the study, objectives of the study, scope and methodology, The objective of the study was mainly to assess the effectiveness of the existing legal framework and regulatory challenges of mobile money services in Nairobi. For this reason this study did a literature review of various work written by a number of authors to fill in the gap left Equally, this study analyzed the various concepts and models of mobile money services that are available in Nairobi, in order to bring out a clear understanding of what Mobile Money is and its importance. It also delved into identifying the specific risks and challenges encountered by consumers and service providers due to lack of effective laws and policies in place. This was done after critically analyzing the legal regime influencing Mobile Money in Nairobi. Finally, the study proposed recommendations and concluding remarks on how the challenges and risks faced may be addressed. This was to enable the regulators get a view of what Mobile Money Services had faced due to inappropriate legal framework and where to incorporate amendments or come up with new enactments to regulate the services and ensure its positive contribution towards the economy in Nairobi.
Description: Research report submitted to school of law in partial fulfilment for the award of the bachelor's degree of laws at Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Laws

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