Govt. to Revise Three Final Regulations in a Bid to Bolster Its 12 Economic Policy Packages
Govt: 98% of 200 regulatory frameworks deemed to have been deterring investment have already been revised
Tax-Amnesty Bill Officially Passes
Tax-amnesty period will span from the bill’s enforcement date until 31 March 2017
Govt. Officially Increases Non-Taxable Income Thresholds for the 2016 Fiscal Year
New thresholds represent 50% increase over thresholds for the 2015 fiscal year
Indonesian Law Digest
Running a Palm Plantation Business (PART II)
Friday, June 24, 2016
The second and final section of this edition of ILD will focus on several obligations and requirements which have to be met by palm-plantation businesses before they can commence operations.
Establishment of Palm-Plantation Businesses – Part I
Friday, June 17, 2016
This first palm-focused ILD will elaborate upon the basic provisions which relate to the establishment of palm-plantation businesses, while next week’s edition will discuss the various obligations which are to be met by palm-plantation businesses as they engage in their various business activities.
Ship Hypothecation 101
Friday, June 10, 2016
This week’s Indonesian Law Digest (ILD) will analyze and discuss issues specifically relating to ship hypothecation. Our analysis will deal specifically with the following topics: Overview of ship hypothec; Registration of ship ownership; Ship hypothec procedure; Execution of ship hypothec; Comparison with Singapore Law.
Indonesian Legal Brief
House Passes Bill on Tax Amnesty
Thursday, June 30, 2016
This Bill is essentially aiming to boost tax revenues by encouraging better compliance by the public with their various tax obligations. With this goal in mind, the Bill enables individuals and corporate taxpayers to receive pardons for any tax liabilities which may arise from outstanding payable tax, provided that they disclose their assets and also pay certain ransom fees (uang tebusan).
Information-Security Management Systems Finally Regulated
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology has issued Regulation No. 4 of 2016 on Information-Security Management Systems, which sets out further guidelines for the protection of electronic information maintained and stored by providers of electronic systems.
Government Support on the Management of the Drinking-Water Supply System
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
With the aim of streamlining government efforts to improve the supply of potable water to all areas of Indonesia, the Minister of Public Works and Public Housing has issued Regulation No. 19/PRT/M/2016 on the Provision of Support from Central and/or Regional Government on Cooperation for the Management of the Drinking-Water Supply Systems.
Monthly Law Review
Monthly Law Review June 2016
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Earlier this month the government took the big step of officially revoking over 3,000 regional regulations which were considered to be inefficient and hampering investment. Most of the regulations revoked related to provisions on regional taxes and levies, mining, nuisance permits, irrigation, the management of regionally owned assets, etc.
Monthly Law Review May 2016
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
In order to keep our subscribers abreast of all of the recent legal developments in Indonesia, this edition of Monthly Law Review covers 59 regulations which we have classified into General Corporate, Energy and Natural Resources, Trade, Taxation, Financial Services, Manufacturing and Industry, Consumer Goods, and Telecommunications and Media, Litigation, as well as a number of other sectors which we have grouped under the Miscellaneous banner.
Monthly Law Review April 2016
Friday, April 29, 2016
One regulation worth mentioning which was issued this month is Minister of Transportation Regulation No. PM 32 of 2016 on the Organization of Non-Fixed-Route Motorized Passenger Transportation for the Public. Through this regulation, the government has finally addressed the current turmoil over application-based transportation services.