Category: Newsflash

  • NewsflashJune 5, 2020

    Supervision of Food and Drugs Distributed Online

    The National Agency of Drug and Food Control (Badan Pengawas Obat dan Makanan or “BPOM”) issued its Regulation No. 8 of 2020 dated April 7, 2020 on the Supervision of Drugs and Food Distributed Online (“BPOM Reg. 8/2020”) as an implementing regulation as referred to in Article 35 paragraph (3) of Government Regulation No. 71 Read more…

  • NewsflashJune 3, 2020

    OJK Issues New Regulations on General Meeting of Shareholders using Conventional and Electronic Means

    On April 21, 2020, the Indonesia Financial Service Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan or “OJK”) issued 2 (two) new regulations in relation to the General Meeting of Shareholders for Public Companies (“GMS”), as follows: OJK Regulation No. 15/POJK.04/2020 dated April 21, 2020 on Planning and Implementation of GMS for Public Companies (“OJK Reg. 15/2020”) – replacing Read more…

  • COVID-19 INSIGHTS CENTER/ NewsflashMay 29, 2020

    E-Signature in the COVID-19 Crisis: Adapting to the (Not So) New Normal

    As the COVID-19 pandemic forces people to adopt homeworking and physical distancing, digital transformation is no longer a mere option. In the past few months, we have witnessed how most businesses have departed from the traditional in-person meetings to virtual meetings, working through online collaborations, and hosting seminars and forums through digital means. The signing Read more…

  • COVID-19 INSIGHTS CENTER/ NewsflashMay 20, 2020

    BPN Allows Ease to Extend Land Titles and Land Registration in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The Minister of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning/Head of National Land Agency (Kementerian Agraria dan Tata Ruang/Badan Pertanahan Nasional or “BPN”) issued its Decree No. 88.1/SK-HR.01/IV/2020 dated April 16, 2020 on Extension of the Validity of Land Titles and the Registration for Granting, Extension, or Renewal Decrees of Land Titles that Have Expired or Will Read more…

  • Newsflash

    Use of Imported Digital Products and Services Will Be Subject to Value Added Tax

    The Minister of Finance (the “Minister”) enacted Minister Regulation No. 48/PMK.03/2020 of 2020 dated May 5, 2020 on the Procedures to Appoint Collectors, Collection as well as Reporting of Value-Added Tax (“VAT”) on Utilization of Taxable Non-Tangible Products and/or Services from Outside the Custom Area through Electronic System Trading within the Custom Area (the “Regulation”). Read more…

  • COVID-19 INSIGHTS CENTER/ NewsflashMay 18, 2020

    Personal Data Protection and Privacy: Indonesian Government Turns to Technology to Help Stop the COVID-19 Outbreak

    As the number of COVID-19 cases keeps growing, many governments around the world turn to technology to press down the spread of the virus. These technologies serve various purposes, from digital health services to online community management. The Indonesian government has also been using technology as part of the effort to fight COVID-19. For instance, Read more…

  • NewsflashMay 15, 2020

    OJK Amends Regulation on Material Transaction and Change of Business Activities

    On April 21, 2020, the Financial Services Authorities (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan or “OJK”) issued OJK Regulation No. 17/POJK.04/2020 on Material Transaction and Change of Business Activities (“OJK Reg. 17/2020”) – replacing the previous Regulation No. IX.E.2 issued by the Capital Market and Financial Institution Supervisory Body (now OJK) concerning the same (“Regulation IX.E.2”). There are Read more…

  • NewsflashMay 13, 2020

    BKPM Issued New Regulation on Guidelines on the Provision of Business Licensing Services through OSS System

    To improve the implementation of the licensing services provided through Online Single Submission (“OSS System”), on April 1, 2020, the Capital Investment Coordinating Board (Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal or “BKPM”) issued the BKPM Regulation No. 1 of 2020 on Guidelines for the Implementation of Integrated Electronic Business Licensing Services (“Regulation 1/2020”). This Regulation 1/2020 was Read more…

  • NewsflashApril 27, 2020

    Indonesian Government Introduces New and Integrated Submission Procedure for Companies’ Annual Financial Report

    On March 19, 2020, the Minister of Trade (“MOT”) issued MOT Regulation No. 25 of 2020 on Annual Company Financial Reports (“MOT Reg. 25/2020”). MOT Reg. 25/2020 revokes the previous regulatory framework stipulating the annual financial report submission, i.e., Minister of Industry and Trade Decree No. 121/MPP/Kep/2/2002 dated February 25, 2002 (“Decree 121/2002”) and has Read more…

  • COVID-19 INSIGHTS CENTER/ Newsflash

    Are INGOs’ Operations Exempted From PSBB?

    On Large-Scale Restriction Measures Due to the current outbreak of the novel corona virus disease (“Covid-19”), the Government of Indonesia recently implemented the Large-Scale Social Restrictions (Pembatasan Sosial Berskala Besar or “PSBB”) with the issuance of the Minister of Health (the “MOH”) Regulation No. 9 of 2020 dated April 3, 2020 on Guidelines for Large-Scale Read more…


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