News andUpdates


News and Updates

Supreme Court Affirms that Social Health Insurance Administration Body (BPJS Kesehatan) Does Not Cover Illnesses Caused by Drugs, Alcoholic Beverages, and Hobbies

As known, the Social Health Insurance Administration Body or Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Sosial Kesehatan (“BPJS Kesehatan”) is the organizer of the health insurance. As the furtherance of the…


Government Bans Home-Town Bound Trips for Eid al-Fitr 2021

On April 7, 2021, the Indonesian Covid-19 Task Force issued Circular Letter No. 13 of 2021 on the Restrictions of Home-town Bound Traveling for Eid al-Fitr 1442 Hijri and Efforts to Control the…


Key Changes to the Regulation on Actuaries

On December 30, 2020, the Minister of Finance issued Regulation No. 227/PMK.01/2020 of 2020 on Actuaries (“MOF Reg. 227”). MOF Reg. 227 revoked the previous regulation on actuaries, namely the…


New Immigration Policies During New Normal Adaptation Period

On March 26, 2021, the Director General of Immigration (the “DGIM”) issued Circular Letter No. IMI-0661.GR.01.01 regarding Visa and Stay Permit Provisions During the New Normal Adaptation Period (“CL…


Updated Protocols and Guidance for Domestic Travelers

On March 26, 2021, the Indonesian Covid-19 Task Force issued the Circular Letter No. 12 of 2021 on Provisions for Domestic Travels during the Covid-19 Pandemic (the “Circular Letter”). The Circular…


New Regulation on Employment of Foreign Workers

Following the issuance of Law No. 11 of 2020 dated November 2, 2020 on Job Creation (the “Job Creation Law”), the Government issued Government Regulation No. 34 of 2021 dated February 2, 2021 on the…


Omnibus Law’s Implementing Regulation on Unemployment Benefits

On February 2, 2021, the Indonesian Government issued Government Regulation No. 37 of 2021 on the Implementation of the Unemployment Benefits Program (in Indonesian, Jaminan Kehilangan Pekerjaan or…


Micro PPKM is Extended for Two Weeks

Following the issuance of the Governor of DKI Jakarta Decree No. 107 of 2021 dated February 8, 2021 (“Decree 107/2021”) on the Entry into Force of Micro-Scale Public Activities (Pemberlakuan…


Definite Term Employment Agreements, Outsourcing, Work Hours and Rest Time, and Termination of Employment Regulated Further

As a follow up to Law No. 11 of 2020 dated November 2, 2020 on Job Creation (the “Job Creation Law” or commonly known as the Omnibus Law) which amends, among others, Law No.  13 of 2003 dated March…


Individuals Can Now Establish Companies on Their Own

To facilitate the ease of doing business and bolster micro and small businesses’ competitiveness, the amendment of Law No. 40 of 2007, dated August 16, 2007 on Limited Liability Companies (“the 2007…