Electronic System Provider (PSE) Registration Provisions in Indonesia

The blocking of Private Scope Electronic System Operators ("PSE") that missed the Ministry of Communication and Information's ("Kominfo") notice of the registration deadline resulted in several PSE's being blocked, including PayPal, on July 30th, 2022. As a result, the policy has sparked public outcry. In response, Kominfo announced a new approach to temporarily open the PayPal website and expects consumers who utilize PayPal services will be...

A Decade After the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA): Compliance of Communications Companies With the Notice and Choice Principle

The massive and implausible advancements in the fields of information and communications...

Personal Data Protection Bill's Ratification in September: DPR — Jakarta: The Personal Data Protection Bill (RUU PDP) can be ratified into law in September 2022 at the latest following the House of Representatives' (DPR's) session during the August-September 2022 period, a senior legislator stated.

Amendment to Smelter Licenses in Indonesia: Annulment of Special Operation Production Mining Business License for Implementation of Industrial Business License

In accordance with the government's program to promote the value of natural resource commodities and with the enactment of Law No.3 of 2020 concerning amendments to Law No.4 of 2009 ("Law 3/2020"), there has been a significant change in the licensing to carry out smelter operation business, especially smelter for nickel as a commodity. It is hoped that...

Labor Law Guide: What You Need to Know in the Event of a Labor Strike in Indonesia

Regulations in Indonesia are very dynamic. This is to create ease for investment to Indonesia. Changes in regulations, specifically in the area of labor issues, can sometimes trigger a conflict between the employer and the laborers, leading to a strike. A strike is an action by laborers that is planned and carried out jointly and/or by a trade union/labor union to stop or slow down work. Strikes by laborers are thankfully not a regular occurrence, but...

Construction Equipment Ownership for Foreign Investment Construction Service Business Entities (BUJK PMA) and Construction Representative Offices (KP BUJKA) in Indonesia

Infrastructure investment has been identified as one of the key catalysts for unlocking a country's overall economic potential, promoting growth, creating jobs and reducing poverty. Efficient infrastructure is also needed to lower...

Construction Consortiums in Indonesia

A consortium is a group of two or more individuals or companies that work together to achieve a common objective. Entities participating in a consortium pool resources but are otherwise only responsible for the obligations set out in the consortium's agreement. Therefore, every entity under the consortium remains independent regarding their normal business operations and has no say over another member's operations that are unrelated to the consortium. The law in Indonesia does not require using a particular standard form of agreement issued by a specific organization.

Revocation of Export Prohibition on Crude Palm Oil and its Derivatives in Indonesia

On June 8, 2022, the Ministry of Trade lifted the temporary export prohibition on Crude Palm Oil, Refined, Bleached and Deodorized Palm Oil, Refined, Bleached and Deodorized Palm Olein, and Used Cooking Oil ("CPO and its derivatives") commodities through Minister of Trade Regulation No. 30 of 2022 in conjunction with the Minister of Trade Regulation No. 39 of 2022 ("MoTR 39/2022"), which creates a positive outlook for investment in Indonesia.

Private-interest Terminal and Special Terminal Regulation in Indonesia

Along with the economic developments in the Port sector, business owners can build special terminals to facilitate their business, such as a Special Terminal and Private-interest Terminal. Terminal and transportation infrastructure has a critical role in supporting business chains. Without the availability of decent transportation infrastructure, businesses will face many obstacles, i.e., delays in shipping goods.

Rejim Pengaturan Kontrak Komersial Internasional - Kontribusinya Bagi Modernisasi Hukum Kontrak Nasional

Perkembangan dinamika perdagangan dan investasi transnasional dalam skala global, regional dan bilateral dengan berbagai bentuk transaksinya membutuhkan pengaturan yang mampu mengakomodasikan berbagai kepentingan para pihak yang terlibat di dalamnya. Berbagai kepentingan tersebut...