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
Business under the Draft Criminal Law Code: Part IV - Sailing and Aviation
Friday, April 20, 2018
The fourth part of our Indonesian Law Digest (ILD) series on the Draft Criminal Law Code 2018 (“RKUHP 2018”) analyzes the various criminal provisions which relate to both maritime and aviation businesses. Our analysis ultimately reveals that few improvements have been made in terms of both of these sectors, which makes us question the government’s urgency as regards the implementation of the new RKUHP 2018.
Draft Bill on Wiretapping
Friday, April 13, 2018
The Draft Bill set out two areas in which wiretapping can be legally undertaken, namely for the purpose of law enforcement and to gather intelligence information.
Public Procurement Reform: Part II
Friday, April 06, 2018
This week, we resume our discussion where we left off after the first part of this two-part edition of Indonesian Law Digest (ILD) on the public procurement of goods/services (“Procurement”), as addressed under the new Presidential Regulation No. 16 of 2018 on the Public Procurement of Goods and Services. In this second part we will address the remaining provisions, including the following highlights: 1) Implementation of e-reverse auctions; 2) Contract amendments, which apply to all types of contracts; 3) Utilization of the e-marketplace system for online Procurement; 4) New dispute-settlement mechanisms; and 5) New thresholds for international tenders/selections; and so forth.
Indonesian Legal Brief
Govt. Simplifies Import Procedures for Operational Goods for Upstream Oil-and-Gas Business Activities
Friday, April 20, 2018
The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has issued Regulation No. 17 of 2018 on Imports of Operational Goods for Upstream Oil-and-Gas Business Activities, which is aiming to simplify the procedures which should be followed by oil-and-gas contractors when importing operational goods for upstream oil-and-gas business activities.
Classification of Road Classes
Thursday, April 19, 2018
In a bid to establish safer, more streamlined and more orderly roads across Indonesia, the Minister of Public Works and Public Housing has just issued Regulation No. 5/PRT/M/2018 on the Determination of Road Classes Based on Function, Traffic Intensity, Heaviest Axle-Load Capacity and Motor-Vehicle Dimensions.
Supervision of Processed Foods for Special Nutritional Needs
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The National Agency of Drug and Food Control has issued Regulation No. 1 of 2018 on the Supervision of Processed Foods for Special Nutritional Needs, which sets out primary guidelines for the production and circulation of processed foods which are intended to meet special nutritional needs.
Monthly Law Review
Monthly Law Review March 2018
Thursday, March 29, 2018
This edition of Monthly Law Review covers 61 regulations which we have classified into: General Corporate (4 regulations), Energy and Natural Resources (11 regulations), Trade (11 regulations), Taxation (7 regulations), Financial Services (7 regulations), and a number of other sectors which we have grouped under the Miscellaneous banner (21 regulations).
Monthly Law Review February 2018
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
This edition of Monthly Law Review covers 80 regulations which we have classified into: General Corporate (6 regulations), Energy and Natural Resources (12 regulations), Trade (26 regulations), Taxation (8 regulations), Financial Services (4 regulations), Manufacturing and Industry (5 regulations), Consumer and Retail (1 regulation), and a number of other sectors which we have grouped under the Miscellaneous banner (18 regulations).
Monthly Law Review January 2018
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
This edition of Monthly Law Review covers 91 regulations which we have classified into: General Corporate (5 regulations), Energy and Natural Resources (6 regulations), Trade (11 regulations), Taxation (3 regulations), Financial Services (33 regulations), Manufacturing and Industry (2 regulations), Consumer and Retail (5 regulations), and a number of other sectors which we have grouped under the Miscellaneous banner (26 regulations).
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