Archive for June, 2016


Indonesian Legal Review: Constitutional Law

By Nico Mooduto As of December 31, 2015, the Constitutional Court (the “Court”) had rendered 157 decisions. Of those cases, only 25 applications for judicial review were granted by the Court. This article focuses only on those applications that have been granted and then only on those judicial review decisions that reviewed the constitutionality of [...]


Indonesian Legal Review: Consumer Protection

By Farah Nabila Minister of Transportation Regulation No. 89/2015 regarding Flight Delay Management on Scheduled Commercial Air Transport Business Entities in Indonesia (“MOT Reg 89/2015″) An important development in the consumer protection area concerns air travel consumers. The Ministry of Transportation (the “MOT”) first addressed consumer protection for airline passengers in 2011 with the issuance [...]


SSEK Features at Inbound Investment Seminar

SSEK Legal Consultants managing partner Rusmaini Lenggogeni and Andini H. Dewi, an associate lawyer at the firm, were featured speakers at the event “Inbound Investment into Indonesia: Tax & Transfer Pricing Updates.” This complimentary event was organized and hosted by Deloitte Indonesia’s Chinese Services Group. The seminar provided an update on Indonesian regulatory matters from a [...]


Indonesian Legal Review: Company Law

By Soefiendra Soedarman Indonesia’s Company Law (Law No. 40 of 2007 regarding Limited Liability Companies) regulates how companies operate their corporations in Indonesia. Since the Company Law was enacted in 2007, it has not been amended nor were there any new regulations issued in 2015 related to the Company Law. One regulatory development is noteworthy [...]


Free Employment Law Alliance Webinar on Protecting Trade Secrets and Other Intellectual Property

The Employment Law Alliance is offering a free 90-minute webinar on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, focusing on “The Defend Trade Secrets Act: New Rights and Obligations for U.S. Employers.” Webinar Description Protecting trade secrets and other intellectual property is a key issue for employer. However, no US federal law existed to provide a civil remedy [...]

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SSEK a Top-Ranked Labor and Employment Firm

SSEK Legal Consultants is again ranked as one of Indonesia’s leading labor and employment law firms by independent legal publications. SSEK is rated as a Tier 1 employment law firm in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 and is a Highly Recommended Labor & Employment law firm in 2016 Asialaw Profiles: The Guide to [...]


SSEK Legal Adviser to Speak at Global Bauxite Conference

Michael S. Carl, an international legal adviser at SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, will be a featured speaker at the 2nd Global Bauxite Conference being held June 29-30 in Bali. Michael will discuss the Alumina Refinery Investment Environment in Indonesia. His session is scheduled for Wednesday, June 29. For more information on the conference, click here. [...]


SSEK to Speak at Deloitte CSG Inbound Investment Seminar

SSEK Legal Consultants managing partner Rusmaini Lenggogeni and Andini Hegarmanah Dewi, an associate lawyer at the firm, are featured speakers at the upcoming seminar “Inbound Investment into Indonesia: Tax & Transfer Pricing Updates.” This complimentary event is being organized and hosted by Deloitte Indonesia’s Chinese Services Group. This seminar will feature an update on Indonesian [...]


Indonesian Legal Review: Bilateral Investment Treaties

By Budi Widuro Indonesia’s international investment policy has been in the spotlight since the Government of Indonesia (the “GOI”) conveyed in 2014 its intention to terminate all of its existing bilateral investment treaties (“BITs”). This announcement has raised concerns among current and foreign prospective investors in Indonesia, since BITs provide the foundation for protection against [...]

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Indonesian Employment Law Update: National Holidays, THR and Employees with Disabilities

By Richard D. Emmerson and Indrawan D. Yuriutomo There have been several Indonesian employment law developments since the beginning of the year. While these are not particularly big changes, it is important for businesses in Indonesia to stay on top of the latest employment rules. National Holidays and Collective Leave in 2017 The Minister of Religious [...]