Provisions on Imports of Alcoholic Beverages Re-amended
The Minister of Trade has issued Regulation No. 47 of 2018, which amends Regulation of the Minister No. 20/M-DAG/PER/4/2014 on the Control and Oversight of the Procurement, Distribution and Sale of Alcoholic Beverages for a fourth time.
Organization of Periodic Testing by Auto-Repair Shops Owned by Trademark Holder Agents or by the Private Sector
The Governor of The Special Capital Region of Jakarta has issued Regulation No. 37 of 2018 on the Organization of Periodic Testing by Auto-Repair Shops Owned by Trademark Holder Agents or by the Private Sector, as an implementation of Article 61 of Regulation of the Governor No. 5 of 2014 on Transportation.
Government Draft Regulations Targeted for 2018 Issue
The President of the Republic of Indonesia has issued Decree of the President No. 9 of 2018 on the 2018 Program for the Formulation of Regulations of the Government, which will function as a set of guidelines to be used by the government for the issuance of Regulations of the Government during the 2018 period.
Provisions on the Utilization of National Maritime Transportation and National Insurance for Imports and Exports of Certain Goods Amended
The Minister of Trade recently issued Regulation No. 48 of 2018, which amends Regulation of the Minister No. 82 of 2017 on Provisions for the Utilization of National Maritime Transportation and Insurance for the Imports and Exports of Certain Goods
Online Applications for Licensing, Approvals and Reporting for Insurance Companies
The Financial Services Authority has issued Circular No. 9/SEOJK.05/2018 on Applications for Licensing, Approval and Reporting for Insurance Broker Companies, Reinsurance Broker Companies and Insurance Loss-Appraisal Companies via Electronic Means, as an implementation of Article 59 of Regulation of the OJK No. 68/POJK.-05/2016 on Business Licenses and Institutions for Insurance Broker Companies, Reinsurance Broker Companies and Insurance Loss-Appraisal Companies.
Acceleration of the Construction of Environmentally Friendly Waste-Processing Electrical-Energy Installations
In a bid to overcome urban waste problems, the government is currently pushing for the accelerated construction of waste-based power plants through the issuance of Regulation of the President No. 35 of 2018 on the Accelerated Construction of Waste-Processing Electrical-Energy Installations Based on Environmentally Friendly Technologies.
The Recordation, Detention and Temporary Suspension of Goods Which Infringe Intellectual Property Rights
The Minister of Finance has now formalized the various technicalities relating to imports or export of goods which are deemed to infringe intellectual property rights through the issuance of Regulation No. 40/PMK.04/2018 on Recordation, Detention, Guarantees, Temporary Suspensions, Monitoring and Evaluation for the Control of Imported or Exported Goods Which Are Suspected of Resulting or Originating from Infringement of Intellectual Property Rights.
New Primary Guidelines for Mineral and Coal-Mining Business Activities
The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources recently issued a set of "ultimate" guidelines for upstream and downstream mineral and coal-mining business activities through the issuance of Regulation No. 25 of 2018 on Minerals and Coal-Mining Businesses.
Govt. Revokes Regulation on Trading of Refined Crystal Sugar through the Commodity Auction Market
The Minister of Trade has now revoked the regulation which addressed the trading of refined crystal sugar through the commodity auction market through the issuance of Regulation of the Minister No. 54 of 2018 on the Revocation of Regulation of the Minister No. 16 M-DAG/PER/3/2017 on the Trading of Refined Crystal Sugar through the Commodity Auction Market, as amended several times, most recently through the issuance of Regulation of the Minister No. 73/M-DAG/PER/9/2017.
BI Issues New Regulation on Electronic Money
Bank Indonesia has finally issued its long-awaited regulation on electronic money, specifically Regulation of BI No. 20/6/PBI/2018 on Electronic Money.