Lesson Learned from the Bankruptcy of Nyonya Meneer
The country’s bankruptcy law and its focus upon large-scale debtors, impacts upon the low rates of individual bankruptcy applications here. This is in stark contrast with the higher rates that persist in developed countries. This in turn can have dreadful consequences and stories of desperate individuals who take their own lives as a result of their debts are often to be found in the media
Foreign Ownership of Indonesian Real Estate Land: It’s Purpose, Changes and Potential for Success & A Comparative Analysis
With many countries “opening their Doors” to global investors, countries allow themselves become the “New Gold”, for both individual and corporate investors. Although many investors found tremendous success in their path, some “Backfired”.
ASEAN Integration in the Midst of American and Chinese Dominance
The main challenge currently facing further ASEAN integration is that the community’s member states are competing with the United States (US) and its Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agenda, as well as with the People's Republic of China (PRC), with its Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
Building the ASEAN Community Legal Structure
In the near future then, the emergence of an ASEAN Community legal order can no longer be avoided. Developing and organizing the community’s new legal structure is a must in order to realize the vision for an integrated ASEAN. These are the challenges that not only will member states be facing, but also legal experts, lawyers and academics
Legal Cooperation Among ASEAN Countries: Combating Money Laundering In Indonesia
Money laundering has become an international problem that needs an international solution through the development of law enforcement cooperation among nations, especially in East Asian region.
Misconceptions About Common Law Litigation
Indonesians often assume that litigation in a common law system is more efficient. However, this belief is often based on pop-culture sources such as Hollywood movies and tv /or stories heard through the grapevine, which do not provide an accurate account.
Ratifying the Rome Statute: Almost There and Back Again
Indications of fear amongst Indonesian politicians that the Rome Statute could be abused to interfere with the country’s domestic politics. Prime example is this year’s Presidential candidate, Prabowo Subianto
Divestment in the Mining Industry - Are We Ready ?
It is questionable whether the Government is ready and will be consistent in traversing the difficult economic road ahead.
A Trudge Through Indonesia’s Jungle of Law
Then I ran into the law myself, and not just any law, but Indonesian law, a “dark and tangled jungle of law,” perhaps one of the world’s most complex, incomplete, and chaotic systems of law.
Churchill Arbitration: A New Battle?
The government must lead the battle and for that our hopes are high with the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, Amir Syamsuddin, who is a former practicing lawyer and a renowned litigator.
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