Prohibition on Debit- and Credit-Card Double Swiping
Regulation prohibiting double swiping is issued in attempt to secure consumer data, in spite of claims of ineffectiveness.
Collective Trademarks Promoted as Solution for UMKM Entrepreneurs
Branding strategy can be used to promote cooperatives and UMKM, making them competitive within national and international markets.
Measuring Effective Fines for Perpetrators of Anti-Competitive Practices
KPPU Commissioners Council must be able to explain the basis for any fines which are levied.
Indonesian Law Digest
A Winding Path for Well-Known Marks in Indonesia
Friday, November 17, 2017
This article will primarily analyze the definition and scope of well-known marks from three different angles, specifically: (1) International legal frameworks; (2) National legal frameworks; and (3) Court practices. Towards the end of this article, a number of recommendations will be set out for owners of well-known marks as regards the tackling of this issue from the point of view of best practices.
After the Tax Amnesty: A New Chapter in Tax Compliance and Supervision
Friday, November 10, 2017
This edition of Indonesia Law Digest will elaborate upon key policies of the post-tax-amnesty program, which is primarily focusing upon the repatriation of assets, new income-tax treatment for additional and undisclosed assets, as well as land-title transfers through the tax-amnesty program.
In a Nutshell: Indonesia’s Money Market
Friday, November 03, 2017
In Indonesia, the money market is a major part of the country's financial market, alongside the forex market, stock market and bond market. In addition to accommodating the need for investment, the money market is also a vital means through which Bank Indonesia (“BI”) can exert its authority as regards the determination of monetary policy.
Indonesian Legal Brief
Provisions on Income Tax for Revenues Generated through Land and/or Building Leases Renewed
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
In order to ensure legal certainty regarding the payment of income tax on revenues generated from the performance of Build-Operate-Transfer agreements, the Government has issued Regulation No. 34 of 2017 on Income Tax for Revenues Generated through Land and/or Building Leases .
Procedures for the Mandatory Reporting of Employment Reregulated
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
As an implementation of Article 9 of Law No. 7 of 1981 on the Mandatory Reporting of Employment by Companies, the Ministry of Employment has issued Regulation No. 18 of 2017 on Procedures for Mandatory Online Reporting of Employment by Companies .
Govt. Introduces New Housing Credit/Financing Scheme for Low-Income Citizens
Monday, November 20, 2017
In order to accelerate the accessibility of housing facilities for low-income citizens, the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing has issued Regulation No. 18/PRT/M/2017 on Savings-Based Housing Financing Facilities.
Monthly Law Review
Monthly Law Review October 2017
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
As part of our commitment to providing a comprehensive but easily digestible survey of any recent updates which are made to Indonesia’s overall regulatory framework, this edition of Monthly Law Review highlights the key aspects covered by 51 regulations. For ease of access, we have classified these various regulations into a number of groups, specifically: Trade, Energy & Natural Resources, Financial Services, General Corporate, Tax, Manufacturing & Industries, Consumer & Retail, Telecommunication & Media, and Miscellaneous
Monthly Law Review September 2017
Friday, September 29, 2017
This edition of Monthly Law Review will outline the key aspects of 46 regulations which were issued in August 2017 and September 2017, and we have classified these various regulations into Trade, Energy & Natural Resources, Financial Services, General Corporate, Tax, Manufacturing & Industries, Consumer & Retail, Telecommunication & Media, as well as a number of other sectors which we have grouped under the Miscellaneous banner.
Monthly Law Review August 2017
Thursday, August 31, 2017
This August, the government has introduced several noteworthy regulations. For example, in connection to growth within the e-commerce sector, the Ministry of Communication and Information has issued the Draft Regulation on the Provision of Application Services and/or Contents through the Internet. The Draft Regulation outlines several provisions which relate to so-called Over-the-Top registrations, as well as to the various obligations which have to be met when operating such services within Indonesia.
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