Friday, April 22, 2016
This week’s ILD will analyze and discuss issues relating to the protection and realization of the rights of persons with disabilities, as they are set out under the Bill.
Friday, April 15, 2016
This edition of Indonesian Law Digest (ILD) follows up on last week’s ILD publication (No. 449), which offered a discussion of intellectual property rights (IPR) which covered IPR objects and the various parties eligible to enjoy IPR.
Friday, April 08, 2016
This week’s Indonesian Legal Digest (ILD) is the first of two ILD’s focusing on the registration of intellectual property rights (“IPR”), which will confine their discussions to the following sub-topics: IPR objects (Part I), Parties entitled to secure such rights (Part I), IPR registration procedures (Part II); and The potential economic gains of registering IPR (Part II)
Thursday, April 28, 2016
The main purpose of the issuance of the 2016 Regulation is to address the ongoing debate and controversy surrounding the legality of various application-based transportation services. In addition, the 2016 Regulation also updates the guidelines for the provision of non-fixed-route public-transportation services.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
In essence, the Circular Letter aims to ensure greater legal certainty and efficiency as regards the processing of bankruptcy or suspension-of-debt-payment-obligation (Penundaan Kewajiban Pembyaran Utang/”PKPU”) cases by commercial courts.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The 2016 Regulation simplifies the procedure for the transfer of land with right-to-build titles (hak guna bangunan) located in certain cities. This simplified procedure covers almost all transfer stages at the regional land-agency office.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Moving on, three notable pieces of legislation were passed by the House of Representatives in mid-March which seemingly have the best economic interests of the Indonesian public at heart. Firstly, the Bill on the Protection and Empowerment of Fishermen, Fish Farmers and Salt Farmers paves the way for Indonesia to become a strong maritime country. The second piece of legislation, the Bill on Persons with Disabilities, legally obliges employers to ensure that at least 1% of their workforce comprises of people with disabilities. The Bill on the Prevention and Control of Financial-System Crises has also just passed into law and has been long awaited by the Ministry of Finance
Monday, February 29, 2016
It’s fair to conclude that the economic climate in Indonesia has proved reasonably steady during February. There has been no significant movement with respect to the national economy, although the Rupiah is showing encouraging signs of strengthening. Economists believe that the currently sluggish US economy and the decision by Bank Indonesia (BI) to cut interest rates, as well as increasing investor confidence regarding Indonesia’s economic performance are the three main factors behind the country’s present stabilization.
Friday, January 29, 2016
From mid-December 2015 until mid-January 2016, a number of new regulations aimed at business were issued by the government, including several new government regulations on forestry aimed at accelerating the development of non-forestry industry in forested areas. These new regulations should ultimately have a positive contribution to make to the national economy.