Archive for March, 2018

Labor & Employment

Foreign Employees and Termination Benefits in Indonesia

By Indrawan Dwi Yuriutomo The Indonesian Supreme Court in December issued Circular Letter No. 1 Year 2017 regarding the Implementation of the 2017 Supreme Court Meeting as a Guideline for the Role of Indonesian Courts (“SEMA No. 1″). SEMA No. 1 is a 41-page document that contains new policies to be applied by courts in [...]

Fahrul Yusuf at ELA Conference

SSEK Discusses Cross-Border Employment Issues at ELA Conference

SSEK partner Fahrul S. Yusuf was a featured speaker at the recent Employment Law Alliance Asia-Pacific client conference, held in the Philippines. Fahrul was part of the panel on “Global Employment: Handling Cross-Border Employment Issues.” Fahrul is the head of SSEK’s employment law practice, which is recognized by legal directories as one of the leading [...]

Jakarta by Stenly Lam

Mandatory Disclosure of Beneficial Owners in Indonesia

By Bezaliel Basuki Erlan and Aldilla S. Suwana Legal entities in Indonesia are now required to declare the identity of beneficial owners and provide information on their beneficial ownership, following the recent enactment of Presidential Regulation No. 13 of 2018 regarding the Implementation of the Principle on Recognizing Beneficial Ownership of Corporations in the Framework [...]


MEMR Imposes New Abandonment and Site Restoration Obligations for Indonesian Upstream Oil and Gas Activities

By Wynne Prasetyo Indonesia’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (“MEMR“), after a long wait, has regulated abandonment and site restoration (“ASR“) activities, or post-operation activities, for the upstream oil and gas sector. MEMR Regulation No. 15 of 2018 regarding Post-Operation Activities in Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities (“MEMR Reg. 15/2018“) came into effect [...]

Foreign Investment Review

SSEK Contributes Indonesia Chapter to New Foreign Investment Review

SSEK senior foreign counsel Darrell R. Johnson and Irwina Annisa, an associate at the firm, have contributed the Indonesia chapter to Getting the Deal Through: Foreign Investment Review 2018. You can find the chapter here.