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Expansion Guidelines for Mining Business Permit Areas (Wilayah Izin Usaha Pertambangan/“WIUP”) and Special Mining Business Permit Areas (Wilayah Izin Usaha Pertambangan Khusus/“WIUPK”) for Mineral and Coal Conservation in Indonesia



The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Arifin Tasrif, issued the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Decree No. 266.K/MB.01/MEM.B/2022 as a regulation in Indonesia, regulating the guidelines for applying, evaluating and processing the expansion of Mining Business Permit Areas..

2023 Adjustment of Minimum Wage for Workers in Indonesia



A new year reflects business progress and continuity for both business actors and workers. Along with economic development in Indonesia, more job opportunities are open for the public and the wages of workers shall be at the standardized Minimum Wage. If business actors do not heed the wage provisions stipulated in the Minister of Manpower Regulation No. 18 of 2022 concerning the Determination of the 2023 Minimum Wage by law in Indonesia ("MoMR 18/2022"), then the sanctions are....

The Obligation to Register Fixed Term Employment Agreements in Indonesia



The Fixed Term Employment Agreement or Perjanjian Kerja Waktu Tertentu (PKWT) based on Indonesian government regulation, is regulated under Government Regulation No. 35 of 2021 on Fixed-Term Employment Contracts, Outsourcing, Hours Of Work, And The Procedure For The Termination Of Employment (“GR 35/2021”), which implements the Indonesian Job Creation Law under the government's effort to provide greater protection to employees (workers/labors)....

Key Points in the Minister of Health Regulation (PMK) No. 24 of 2022 on Medical Records in Indonesia



On 31 August 2022, the Ministry of Health of Indonesia issued the Minister of Health Regulation No. 24 of 2022 on Medical Records (“PMK 24/2022”). The PMK 24/2022 is a regulatory framework that functions as the implementation of the health technology transformation in Indonesia, which is Indonesia's sixth pillar of Health Transformation. The PMK 24/2022 has replaced the PMK No. 269 of 2008 on Medical Records. The main issues in the PMK 24/2022 are data storage and transfer, which are also subject to Law No.27 of 2022 concerning Privacy Data Protection (“PDP Law”). Prior to the PDP Law, there was no protection for data privacy under the law in Indonesia. The PDP Law will affect every business sector, including healthcare, which is reflected by the issuance of PMK 24/2022. Regulations in Indonesia continue to develop to provide ease of doing business, as well as to protect the public interest.

The Importance of the Construction Safety Management System (SMKK) in Indonesia



On 2 February 2021, the government issued Indonesian Government Regulation No. 14 of 2021 as an amendment to Government Regulation No. 22 of 2020 on the Implementation of Law No. 2 of 2017 on Construction Services (Amended GR 22/2020). One of the most significant changes in Amended GR 22/2020 is regarding the Construction Safety Management System (SMKK).

A Brief Overview of the Indonesian Personal Data Protection Law



President Joko Widodo officially ratified Law No. 27 of 2022 on Personal Data Protection (PDP Law) on 17 October 2022, which has been expected for a long time, ever since the first draft was released for public comment on 28 January 2020. Before the PDP Law was ratified, personal data protection regulation in Indonesia was not codified under a particular law. Instead, it was regulated in more than 30 different laws and regulations...

UU No.27 Tahun 2022 tentang Pelindungan Data Pribadi



Presiden Joko Widodo resmi menandatangani UU No. 27 Tahun 2022 tentang Pelindungan Data Pribadi (UU PDP) pada 17 Oktober 2022. Aturan-aturan dalam UU PDP diterapkan bagi setiap orang, badan publik, dan organisasi internasional yang melakukan...

A Journey to PDP Law Compliance: Data Privacy Transfer in Indonesia



Data is a valuable currency in this new world. In the midst of digital transformation, the Indonesian government has taken the final decision to pass the Pelindungan Data Pribadi (PDP) Bill by September 2022. The PDP Law applies to all businesses established in Indonesia and puts the consumer in control. The task of complying with this regulation falls upon businesses. Prior to the PDP Law, there was no protection for data privacy under the law...

Bankruptcy Process up to Auction Proceedings in Indonesia



In the commercial world, capital lending is a natural thing, as it is a driving force for companies to run, expand or maintain their business. However, it is also not uncommon for companies as debtors to neglect their obligations to pay, which causes creditors to file bankruptcy lawsuits against debtors. Article 2 Paragraph (1) Law No. 37 of 2004 concerning Bankruptcy and Suspension of Debt Payment ("Law No. 37/2004") states that a debtor can only be stated....

Financial Services Authority (OJK) Sets Out Restrictions on New Business Actors in Indonesia



The Financial Services Authority ("OJK") issued the OJK Regulation in Indonesia No. 10/POJK.05/2022 concerning Information Technology Based Collective Financing Services ("POJK 10/2022") which took effect on July 4, 2022, and revoked the Financial Services Authority Regulation No. 77/POJK.01/2016 ("POJK 77/2016"). The POJK 77/2016 was originally introduced to quickly respond to the Peer-to-Peer Lending (P2P Lending) industry...

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