Category: Newsflash

  • COVID-19 INSIGHTS CENTER/ NewsflashSeptember 25, 2020

    DKI Jakarta Extends PSBB for Two Weeks

    On September 11, 2020, the Governor of DKI Jakarta re-imposed the Large-Scale Social Restrictions Activities (Pembatasan Sosial Berskala Besar or “PSBB”) through the Governor Decree No. 959 of 2020 on the Entry into Force of Large-Scale Social Restrictions in the Management of the Corona Virus Disease (Covid-19) in the DKI Jakarta Province (the “Decree”), which initially Read more…

  • NewsflashSeptember 24, 2020

    Minister of Manpower Issues Guidelines for Business Continuity Plans

    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, on September 18, 2020, the Minister of Manpower (the “MOM”) issued her Decree No. 312 of 2020 on the Guidelines for the Drafting of Business Continuity Plans (the “BCP”) in Facing a Disease Pandemic (the “MOM Decree”). The MOM Decree is intended to provide guidance for companies to prepare Read more…

  • COVID-19 INSIGHTS CENTER/ NewsflashSeptember 15, 2020

    Covid-19 Prevention and Control Protocols for Offices in Jakarta

    Approximately 5 months after the Covid-19 outbreak in Jakarta, the Head of the Service Office of Manpower, Transmigration, and Energy of Jakarta Province Agency (“Head of Manpower Agency”) enacted Decree No. 1986 of 2020 dated August 28, 2020 on Covid-19 Prevention and Control Protocols in Private Offices, State Owned Enterprises, Regional Owned Enterprises, and Places Read more…

  • COVID-19 INSIGHTS CENTER/ NewsflashSeptember 14, 2020

    DKI Jakarta Re-Imposes Stricted PSBB After Record Of COVID-19 Infections Rise In Cases; Health Protocols In Workplaces

    Since June 2020, DKI Jakarta has implemented the transitional phases of the implementation of Large-Scale Social Restrictions Pembatasan Sosial Berskala Besar – THE “PSBB”) by easing the restrictions put in place under the PSBB and allowing certain activities to resume in order to maintain the productive socio-economic activities. However, the Governor of DKI Jakarta decides Read more…

  • NewsflashSeptember 11, 2020

    Bank Indonesia Loosens the Mandatory Fulfilment of Giro Reserve Requirements in Rupiah

    On May 1, 2020, Bank Indonesia amended the provisions of mandatory fulfilment of Giro Reserve Requirements (Giro Wajib Minimum — the “GWM”) in Rupiah for Conventional Commercial Banks (Bank Umum Konvesional — collectively, “BUK”), Sharia Commercial Banks (Bank Umum Syariah — collectively, “BUS”) and Sharia Business Units (Unit Usaha Syariah — collectively, “UUS”) by enacting Read more…

  • COVID-19 INSIGHTS CENTER/ Newsflash

    Government to Grant Subsidy for Workers Affected by COVID-19

    Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Minister of Manpower (the “Minister”) issued the Minister Regulation No. 14 of 2020 dated August 14, 2020 on the Guidelines for the Granting of Government Support in the Form of Salary/Remuneration Subsidy for Workers/Manpower in Handling the Impact of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (the “Minister Regulation”). Based on the Read more…

  • COVID-19 INSIGHTS CENTER/ NewsflashSeptember 10, 2020

    Government Relaxes Premia for Manpower Social Security Programs During COVID-19

    As an attempt to ensure the continuity of businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government relaxes the payment of premia for the Manpower Social Security Programs with the issuance of Government Regulation No. 49 of 2020 dated August 31, 2020 on Adjustments For Premia of Manpower Social Security Programs During Non-Natural Disaster Of Corona Virus Read more…

  • NewsflashSeptember 8, 2020

    Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Sets Ground Rules on Battery Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

    Following the Government’s program to accelerate the adoption of battery based electric vehicle in Indonesia under President Regulation No. 55 of 2019 on the Acceleration of Battery Electric Vehicle (“BEV”) Program for Road Transportation issued last year, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (the “MEMR”) issues the MEMR Regulation No. 13 of 2020 on Read more…

  • NewsflashAugust 27, 2020

    Amendment of the Income Tax Incentives Implementation for Investors in Certain Industries and/or Regions

    On July 27, 2020, the Minister of Finance (the “Minister”) amended the implementing regulation of Government Regulation No. 78 of 2019 (“GR 78”), namely, the Minister Regulation No. 96/PMK.01/2020 of 2020 dated July 27, 2020 on the Amendment of the Minister Regulation No. 11/PMK.010/2020 on the Implementation of Government Regulation No. 78 of 2019 on Read more…

  • COVID-19 INSIGHTS CENTER/ NewsflashAugust 13, 2020

    Updates on Tax Incentives for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

    Not long after the Minister of Finance Regulation No. 23/PMK.03/2020 dated March 23, 2020 on Tax Incentives for Taxpayers Affected by the Coronavirus Outbreak (“MOF Regulation 23”) was issued, the Minister of Finance (the “MOF”) issued the MOF Regulation No. 44/PMK.03/2020 dated April 27, 2020 on Tax Incentives for Taxpayers Affected by the Coronavirus Disease Read more…


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