Archive for April, 2016


Indonesian Legal Review: Language Law

By Miftahul Khairi Law No. 24 of 2009 regarding the National Flag, Language, Emblem and Anthem (July 9, 2009) (the “Language Law”) was very likely not one of the most visited regulations until the West Jakarta District Court rendered a groundbreaking decision in 2013 (i.e., West Jakarta District Court Decision No. 451/Pdt.G/2012/PN.Jkt.Bar (the “Court Decision [...]


Indonesian Legal Review: E-Commerce

By Irwina Annisa Many retail transactions today are conducted through websites or mobile applications – in other words, they are digitalized. Business actors in Indonesia often raise the question whether there are any Indonesian legal restrictions on digitalizing their businesses through websites or mobile applications. There is no specific Government of Indonesia (“GOI”) law or [...]


SSEK Kartini Day Donation

SSEK Legal Consultants collected and donated clothes, books, toys, bags and cash to the children at Yayasan Rumah Ramah Sejahtera orphanage during an event to mark Kartini Day on April 21. Kartini Day celebrates Raden Ajeng Kartini, the Indonesian heroine who championed women’s rights and education for girls. Yayasan Rumah Ramah Sejahtera houses 12 girls [...]


Indonesian Legal Review

SSEK Legal Consultants has released its Indonesian Legal Review to offer an overview of recent developments in the Indonesian legal sector. The Indonesian Legal Review looks at recent developments in almost 50 sectors, providing insight into Indonesian legal and regulatory developments in these sectors, from Airports to Tourism. To read the Indonesian Legal Review, you [...]

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Indonesian Economic Stimulus Package

By Adhiningtyas Sahasrakirana Djatmiko and Tanita Dhiyaan Rahmani Between September 2015 and March 2016, the Indonesian central government released eleven economic stimulus packages, which taken together are known as Jokowi’s Economic Package (Paket Kebijakan Ekonomi Jokowi). Jokowi, of course is Indonesia’s president, Joko Widodo. A twelfth package is expected to be released in April 2016. [...]

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Legal Alert March 2016

Please find the new SSEK Legal Alert for March 2016. The SSEK Legal Alert is a monthly survey designed to keep you up to date with the latest legal developments in Indonesia.


Proposal to Revoke Five Business Permits in Indonesia

By Tanita Dhiyaan Rahmani On March 16, 2016, Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced a plan to simplify business licensing in Indonesia by revoking five existing business permits issued at the regional level. These five business permits are: