NEW BKPM POLICY: ONLINE COMPANY FOLDER (01/12/2014)
The Investment Coordinating Board (”BKPM”) announced under its Circular Number 252/A.8/2014, that as of 1 October 2014 it will not accept licensing and non-licensing applications from companies which have not made the so called “Company Folder” as their corporate data base ...


OJK REGULATION ON CONSUMER PROTECTION IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY (01/12/2014)
On 6 August 2014, a new regulation on customer protection in the financial services industry became effective one year after its issue. Regulation No. 1/POJK.07/2013, which was issued on 26 July 2013 and enacted on 6 August 2013 (the “Regulation”), was issued by the newly established ...


M. Husseyn Umar and Theodoor Bakker admitted as Fellows to CIArb (28/10/2014)
We are pleased to announce that our Of Counsel M. Husseyn Umar  and our Foreign Counsel Theodoor Bakker have recently been admitted as Fellows of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ("CIArb"). The CIArb is the distinguished global membership body for dispute resolution professionals. ...


IMLA Tea Talk “Ship Arrests in Indonesia and Singapore” (27/10/2014)
Our Partner, Sahat A.M. Siahaan will be speaking in a tea talk organized by Indonesian Maritime Law Association (IMLA). The event will be held on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 at Puri Denpasar Hotel from 2 – 4 pm. The other panelists in the workshop is Budi Santosa, Chairman of the District ...


Half Day Workshop “Avoiding Conflict of Interest in International Commercial Arbitration and Mediation” (24/10/2014)
Our Senior Foreign Counsel, Theodoor Bakker will be speaking in a half day workshop organized by International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Indonesia. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 at ICC Indonesia Meeting Room in Tempo Pavilion from 4 – 6 pm. The other panelist in the ...


ENERGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES REGULATION ON PROCEDURE FOR THE GRANTING OF RECOMMENDATION FOR THE SALE OF PROCESSED AND REFINED MINERALS (30/09/2014)
The above mentioned regulation was issued on 17 April 2014 by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources under No. 11 of 2014 (“MEMR Regulation No. 11/2014”). MEMR Regulation No. 11/2014 addresses holders of Mining Business License (Izin Usaha Pertambangan or “IUP”) for ...


MINERAL AND COAL MINING REGULATION REGARDING IMPLEMENTATION OF RECLAMATION AND POST MINING ACTIVITIES (30/09/2014)
The above regulation was issued by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources under No. 7 of 2014  (“MEMR Regulation No. 7/2014”) on 28 February 2014, as the implementation of Articles 9, 12, 15, 18, 28, 36, 43, 49, and 51 of Government Regulation No. 78 of 2010 on Reclamation ...


MINISTER OF FORESTRY’S REGULATION REGARDING ASSIGNMENT OF PART OF THE GOVERNMENT’S FORESTRY AND CLIMATE CHANGE AFFAIRS TO REGENTS (30/09/2014)
The Minister of Forestry issued his Regulation No. P.2/Menhut-II/2014 earlier this year, assigning part of the Ministry’s tasks in the framework of the running of the Forest and Climate Change program to the Regent of Berau, the Regent of Malinau, and the Regent of Kapuas Hulu ...


THIRD AMENDMENT TO REGULATION NO. P.33/MENHUT-II/2010 REGARDING MANNER AND PROCEDURE FOR THE RELEASE OF CONVERTIBLE PRODUCTION FOREST AREAS (30/09/2014)
The Minister of Forestry (“Minister”) has issued Regulation No. P.28/Menhut-II/2014, which amends for the third time the above captioned Regulation No. P.33/Menhut-II/2010.  The amending regulation (“Regulation No. 28/2014”) has the purpose of speeding up the process of ...


GEOTHERMAL FEED-IN TARIFFS (Regulation of the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Number 17 of 2014) (30/09/2014)
The above captioned Regulation of the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Number 17 of 2014 was issued on 3 June 2014. It increases the purchase price payable by the state-owned power utility company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (Persero) for the electricity produced by geothermal power plants ...