Archive for February, 2018

Bitcoin

Virtual Currency Is Here, So How Is Indonesia Going to Regulate It?

By Harry Kuswara Virtual currency, or cryptocurrency, has made its way to Indonesia and government agencies are working to regulate its use. But as Bitcoin, Ripple, Peercoin and other virtual currencies increasingly attract the interest of Indonesians for all kinds of reasons, there is no regulation in Indonesia that deals specifically with virtual currency, a [...]

SSEK Blood Drive

SSEK 2nd Annual Blood Drive: Save a Life, Give Blood

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants held a blood drive on February 23, 2018, at our offices at Mayapada Tower I, Jl. Jend. Sudirman, Jakarta. This was SSEK’s second annual blood drive. SSEK again cooperated with the Indonesian Red Cross (Palang Merah Indonesia or “PMI”) to organize the event. The blood drive was open to SSEK employees [...]

Legal Alert

Legal Alert January 2018

Please find the SSEK Legal Alert for January 2018. The SSEK Legal Alert is a monthly survey designed to keep you up to date with the latest legal developments in Indonesia.

Labor & Employment

Indonesian Manpower Ministry Issues Regulation on Delegation of Licensing Authority to the BKPM

The Indonesian Ministry of Manpower has issued a regulation concerning the delegation of some licensing authority to Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board (Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal or “BKPM”). Ministry of Manpower Regulation No. 22 of 2017 regarding the Implementation of the One-Stop Integrated Service (Pelayanan Terpadu Satu Pintu or “PTSP”) for the Manpower Sector at the [...]

ELA

Free Employment Law Alliance Webinar on New Data Protection & Privacy Regulations in the EU

The Employment Law Alliance is offering a free 90-minute webinar on Wednesday, March 7 on “New Data Protection & Privacy Regulations in the EU.” This webinar will provide an overview of the major changes in the European personal data protection legal framework introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You will hear perspectives from [...]

Labor & Employment

Update on Employment Law in Indonesia and Asia

SSEK Legal Consultants has contributed the Indonesia chapter to the new Asia Employment Law, a quarterly review of employment law developments across 14 jurisdictions in Asia. Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review is designed to help legal and human resources advisers stay up to date on employment-related legal developments in Indonesia and around Asia. For the [...]

Oil & Gas Regulation 2018

SSEK Contributes Indonesia Chapter to Oil & Gas Regulation Guide

SSEK partners Fitriana Mahiddin and Syahdan Z. Aziz have contributed the Indonesia chapter to the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Oil & Gas Regulation 2018. Fitriana and Syahdan provide a comprehensive overview of the oil and gas sector in Indonesia. They examine issues related to exploration and production, licenses, royalties, taxation, contracts, local content rules, [...]

Darrell R. Johnson

SSEK Advisor Recognized as Leading Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyer for Indonesia

Darrell R. Johnson has been recognized as a leading restructuring and insolvency lawyer in the new edition of Who’s Who Legal: Restructuring & Insolvency, a guide to the leading restructuring and insolvency lawyers around the world. Darrell was one of just two lawyers recognized in Indonesia. Darrell is a supervising advisor for SSEK’s restructuring and [...]

Labor & Employment

Indonesian Manpower Regulation Changes Procedures for Companies Submitting Mandatory Employment Reports

The Indonesian Ministry of Manpower has issued a new regulation that is meant to improve the registration process and enhance legal protections for workers. What this means for employers is new reporting procedures, including the online submission of mandatory manpower reports. New Manpower Regulation Minister of Manpower Regulation No. 18 of 2017 (“Regulation 18/2017″) regarding [...]

CBLJ Deals of the Year 2017-300dpi

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants Wins China Business Law Journal Deal of Year Award

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants has won a 2017 Deal of the Year Award from China Business Law Journal for its work on China Hongqiao Group’s alumina refinery development and financing in Indonesia. Click here to read the full report (see the Chinese version here). Michael S. Carl led the SSEK team that advised China Hongqiao [...]