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Feed-in Tariff for Solar Photovoltaic: The Rise of Japan



Japan started implementing a national Feed-In Tariff (FiT) mechanism on the 1st July 2012, which included specific payment tariffs for solar photovoltaic (PV) installations. This marks a new era in the renewable energy landscape in Japan. This paper aims at analysing the solar PV prospect in Japan, particularly in both residential and non-residential sectors.

Calculating the Overtime Wage: Key Provisions Your Company Should Know



The calculation of overtime wage is regulated in Article 26, Article 29, Article 31 Paragraph (1), Article 31 Paragraph (2), Article 31 Paragraph (3) and Article 32 of Government Regulation no. 35 of 2021 concerning Employment Agreements for Certain Time, Expert Power, Working Time and Rest Time, and Termination of Employment ("GR 35/2021"). Company Obligation Article 26 states that overtime can only be worked at most 4 (four) hours in 1 (one) day and 18 (eighteen) hours in 1 (one) week and Article 29 further

Are You Ready for Tax Amnesty Volume II?



The Indonesian reformation period promotes continuous new innovations led by its people, thus helping Indonesia's economic stability. Indonesia is a country that has high economic potential, potential that is starting to be noticed by the international community due to the prosperity of natural resources contained in the motherland. Of course, rapid materialistic success is encouraging news for business actors, but for some people, this is just one edge of a double-edged sword. At the other edge of the blade is an obligation for business actors to pay taxes on their income.

Annual Prediction Output of an RADTIRC-PV Module



The number of solar photovoltaic (PV) installations has been increasing worldwide but the high capital cost of installation continues to be the main challenge, particularly in many developing countries. The solar concentrator, a device that focuses the sunlight onto a small area, has the potential to minimize the use of expensive PV material while maintaining the system's performance, ultimately bringing down its overall cost.

Asia Law Portal: 30 People to Watch in the Business of Law in Asia in 2022



Naz Schinder, the Founder of Schinder Law Firm and the Founding Chair / CEO of the non-profit, Bali International Arbitration and Mediation Center (BIAMC), Bali's first and only arbitration and mediation center, is one of the 30 People to Watch in the Business of Law in Asia in 2022. She specializes in a broad scope of projects within the Indonesian infrastructure and energy fields, and has assisted numerous foreign investment companies, institutions, and organizations successfully invest in the Indonesian market.

Is COVID-19 Still Considered a Force Majeure?



Whether COVID-19 can be considered a Force Majeure in a contract or not is still a somewhat debatable topic. By definition, which is regulated in Article 1244 and Article 1245 of Civil Code, Force Majeure is a situation that occurs suddenly and is beyond the control of the parties, which causes an agreement to be hampered or unable to be carried out at all. The key words are "beyond the control of the parties" and "causes the agreement to be hampered or unable to be carried out at all."

Adequacy Assessment of Time of Dispatch Rules using Fuzzy TOPSIS Method



Adequacy assessment of the existing Time of Dispatch (TD) rules is an academic primary step to improve the regulation of electronic commerce laws. This study aims to evaluate the ASEAN countries based on the adequacy of their TD rules. We propose an extended Fuzzy Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution (TOPSIS) method for ...

Claim in Negligence: An Overview



Recently, the media in Indonesia has been buzzing with reports of an accident that killed a celebrity couple caused by the negligence of a driver. The internet community questioned whether the criminal sanctions for negligence alone were sufficient and able to bring a sense of justice. Furthermore, the question is whether a person who commits negligence can be held civilly responsible.

Feed-in Tariff for Solar Photovoltaic: Money From the Sun?



Climate change is the greatest 'market failure' the world has seen. This has stimulated policy makers around the world to turn into renewable energy. As a result, renewable energy is indeed the order of the day and the sun is the most powerful source of energy that God has blessed mankind with.

Tycoon Magazine: Naz Schinder, A Fearless Leader Thriving through Challenges



Deciding to start a business, be an entrepreneur, and change the market landscape is a big bold decision that needs brevity and fearlessness. Who has the courage to do it? Someone like Naz Schinder. In the early days as an entrepreneur, her bold decisions and out-of-the-box solutions were often questioned and stumbled upon the legal roadblocks, resulting in low efficiency and even tension. Since then, Naz has been proving herself as a lawyer and as a woman leader by solving one problem after another efficiently.

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