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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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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Tax Treatment for Gross Split Production Sharing Contracts in Indonesian Oil and Gas Sector

By Ira A. Eddymurthy and Fransiscus Rodyanto The Government of Indonesia (“GOI“) first regulated Gross Split Production Sharing Contracts (“Gross Split PSC“) in early 2017, with the enactment of Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (“MEMR“) Regulation Number 8 of 2017 regarding Gross Split Production Sharing Contracts, as amended by MEMR Regulation Number 52 of [...]

DR & SPT

Personal Data and Security Requirements in Indonesia

By Denny Rahmansyah and Saprita Tahir An electronic system provider (ESP) in Indonesia must maintain the correctness, validity, confidentiality, accuracy, relevance and compatibility with the purpose of the acquisition, collection, processing, analysis, retention, display, publication, transmission, dissemination and destruction of personal data. Additionally, an ESP must also carry out certification of its electronic system to [...]

Labor & Employment

Indonesian Employment Law Update: Employers Can No Longer Terminate Employees Who Are Married to Each Other

By Dicky Tanjung Employers in Indonesia were previously afforded the right to include in their employment contracts, company regulations or collective labor agreements a provision giving the employer the right to terminate an employee having a marital bond and/or a blood relationship with another employee in the same company. It is understandable that employers might [...]

DR & SPT

Data Protection Rules and Principles in Indonesia

By Denny Rahmansyah and Saprita Tahir There are several main obligations that must be fulfilled by an electronic system provider (ESP) in Indonesia under Minister of Communication and Informatics Regulation No. 20 of 2016 regarding Personal Data Protection in Electronic Systems (MOCI Regulation 20) to ensure that personal data is processed properly. These obligations include:

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Indonesian Central Bank Regulates Financial Technology

By Harry Kuswara Indonesia’s central bank has for the first time issued a regulation designed to deal with financial technology (“fintech”) in general. Bank Indonesia (“BI”) Regulation Number 19/12/PBI/2017 regarding the Provision of Financial Technology, dated November 30, 2017 (“Reg. 19/2017″), was made public by BI on December 7.  The stated aim of Reg. 19/2017 [...]

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Joint Ventures With Foreign Members in Indonesia

By Ira A. Eddymurthy and Nico Mooduto Joint ventures with foreign parties are allowed in Indonesia. The rules relating to the validity and authorization of JVs with foreign parties are mainly set out in Law No. 25 of 2007 regarding Capital Investment (the “Investment Law”). Additionally, specific regulations issued by the Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board [...]