Govt. Introduces Three New Methods for Structure and Gradation Formulations for Different Wage Schemes
Employers must inform their workers of any newly formulated wage schemes, structures and gradations
Mining Businesses in the Wake of PP Minerba: Many Issues Loom Regarding Indonesia’s Mining Divestment Policy
Contrary to popular expectations, transfers of ownership to Indonesia may not lead to any drastic increases in domestic employment opportunities within the mining sector
Implementation of the Precautionary Principle in Environmental Cases Deemed Important
Impacts resulting from environmental damage cannot be equated with losses involving damaged goods or other material rights
Advice on the Prevention of Corporate Crimes for Corporations
The KPK expects corporations to ensure that none of their employees or policy makers engages in bribery in order to realize their business interests
Employment Issues Still a Major Issue During Mergers, Consolidations and Acquisitions
Employees have the right to file objections against any “corporate actions”
Comprehensive Legal Due Diligence Processes Seen as Key to Avoiding Land-Procurement Challenges
When legal disputes arise, Ministry of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning/National Land Agency Regulations may offer insights regarding their potential resolution.
Revision of Govt. Regulation 79/2010 Expected to Offer Tax Facilities for Upstream Oil-and-Gas Exploration
New tax facilities to include exemptions relating to import customs, income tax for importation, domestic value-added tax and income tax for the reduction of cost-sharing expenses
Corporate Corruption Cases: A Review
Both the KPK and the Public Prosecutor’s Offices have attempted to extend at least six corruption cases involving individual perpetrators into the realms of corporate crime
Experts Criticize Revisions Made under Government Regulation 72/2016
Critics mainly highlight provisions which enable the privatization of state-owned enterprises without approval being granted by the House
Tax-Reform Agenda: Govt. to Focus on Simplifying the Taxation Framework
One of the measures suggested involves reducing the administration costs involved in the collection of taxes and taxpayer-compliance fees