Archive for July, 2018


Indonesian Shipping Law: Marine Casualty

By Dyah Soewito and Stephen Igor Warokka In the event of a ship collision, grounding or other major casualty, there are a number of key provisions in Indonesia that will impact upon the liability and response of interested parties. Collision With regard to liability in a collision, the Indonesian Commercial Code (“ICC”), which was enacted [...]

Employment Law Alliance

Employment Law Alliance Global Client Newsletter for July 2018

The Employment Law Alliance (ELA) client newsletter is a monthly publication by which ELA members can provide the latest employment law developments to global clients. You can find the ELA Global Client Newsletter for July 2018 here. The ELA is the largest network of labor and employment lawyers in the world. ELA members provide employment, [...]


Shareholder Activism in Indonesia

By Ira A Eddymurthy and Tengku Almira Adlinisa While there is no specific definition of shareholder activism in Indonesia, and Indonesia does not recognize shareholder activism, the Indonesian Company Law (Law No. 40 of 2007 regarding Limited Liability Companies) gives certain rights to each shareholder and minority shareholder that allow them to influence the company’s [...]

Dewi Savitri Reni

SSEK Partner Recognized in 2018 Benchmark Litigation Rankings for Indonesia

SSEK partner Dewi Savitri Reni was named a Future Star for Indonesia in the Benchmark Litigation 2018 rankings. Vitri is a supervising partner of SSEK’s arbitration and dispute resolution practice. Her recent projects include assisting a multinational automaker with its exit from Indonesia, advising a multinational banking group on insolvency proceedings against a Singapore shipping [...]

Labor & Employment

Employee Data Privacy in Indonesia

There is no law or regulation in Indonesia that specifically regulates the collection, use or handling of an applicant’s personal data, including protection of the privacy of an employee’s particulars. The Indonesian Minister of Communication and Informatics (MOCI) relatively recently issued MOCI Regulation No. 20 of 2016 regarding the Protection of Personal Data in Electronic [...]


SSEK Leads Training on Indonesian Land and Building Law

SSEK managing partner Denny Rahmansyah and senior associate Stephen Igor Warokka recently led a training session on Indonesian land and building law for the legal division of Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Sosial (BPJS) Ketenagakerjaan, Indonesia’s social security administration agency for workers. The training included the types of land rights in Indonesia, land purchases and the disposal [...]

SSEK Deal News

Indonesia: What Licenses Can Still Be Processed at BKPM Post-OSS?

With the introduction of the Online Single Submission (OSS) system, as regulated under Government Regulation Number 24 of 2018 on Integrated Business Licensing Services through Electronic System (GR 24/2018), the issuance and supervision of a significant portion of capital investment licensing has been transferred from the Capital Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) and several other government [...]

SSEK Deal News

Indonesia Looks to Simplify Business Licensing With OSS System

By Raoul Aldy Muskitta As part of the push by the administration of President Joko Widodo to improve the ease of doing business in Indonesia and increase investment, the government has issued Government Regulation Number 24 of 2018 regarding Online Business Licensing Services (GR 24), which was signed and came into effect on June 21, [...]


SSEK Leads Legal Training on Data Protection

SSEK’s managing partner, Denny Rahmansyah, assisted by Saprita Tahir, an associate of the firm, led a legal training session on data protection for the board of PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk, one of the largest cement producers in Indonesia. The training included Indonesian regulations on handling and transferring personal data, including the personal data of [...]

Map of Indonesia

Belt and Road: Indonesia

By Michael S. Carl and Charvia Tjhai Indonesia has the largest economy in Southeast Asia, predicted to be the fifth-largest economy in the world by 2030, and is the fourth-most populous country in the world, with a young, energetic workforce and a large and growing middle class. Indonesia has made deregulating its economy a focus [...]