Posts Tagged ‘Language Law’


Indonesian Legal Review: Language Law

By Miftahul Khairi Law No. 24 of 2009 regarding the National Flag, Language, Emblem and Anthem (July 9, 2009) (the “Language Law”) was very likely not one of the most visited regulations until the West Jakarta District Court rendered a groundbreaking decision in 2013 (i.e., West Jakarta District Court Decision No. 451/Pdt.G/2012/PN.Jkt.Bar (the “Court Decision [...]


Indonesian Court Annuls Loan Agreement on Language Law: What Does It Mean for Your Agreements?

By Richard D. Emmerson and Mahareksha Singh Dillon In a landmark decision on June 20, 2013, the West Jakarta District Court annulled a Loan Agreement entered into between a local borrower and an offshore lender because it was executed in English only. The decision is not controversial in our view since all agreements entered into by [...]