Ministry of Agrarian Affairs Introduces Online System for Administration of Charges over Land (30/08/2019)
  A. Overview   The Minister of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning has issued a new regulation (“Reg. 9/2019,”[1] effective 21 June 2019) to provide for the establishment of an online system for the administration of charges over land.   The term ...


Unease as Manpower Ministry Targets Non-Resident Foreign Directors for Breaches of Expatriate-Employment Rules (28/08/2019)
    A. Requirement for Non-Resident Foreign Directors to Comply with Expatriate-Employment Rules   Despite the Government’s evident commitment to improving Indonesia’s ease-of-doing-business ranking, old habits clearly die hard. In recent months, we have been ...


SUPREME COURT PUSHES AHEAD WITH EXPANSION OF E-LITIGATION SERVICES (26/08/2019)
  A. Overview   The concept of e-litigation was first introduced in Indonesia with the issuance of Supreme Court Regulation No. 3 of 2018 (“Reg. 3/2018”),[1] the scope of which was largely confined to the electronic filing and service of documents, payment of court fees, ...


New BKPM Regulation Provides Clarity on Pre-2007 PMA Divestment Obligations and Status of Shareholding Foreign Directors/Commissioners as Regards Expatriate Employment Rules (23/08/2019)
  Introduction   Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board (Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal / “BKPM”) has issued a new regulation that amends BKPM Regulation No. 6 of 2018 (“Reg. 6/2018”),[1] which sets out guidelines and procedures for licensing and ...