News andUpdates


News and Updates

Government Addresses Industrial Relation Problems Caused by the Pandemic

With the Covid-19 pandemic that has yet to show signs of abating anytime soon, the Government continues to implement the Micro Scale Public Activity Restriction (Pembatasan Kegiatan Masyarakat…


Government Pushes Back Risk-based OSS System Launch

Following up on the Ministry of  Investment or Capital Investment Coordinating Board’s (“BKPM”) decision to launch the Risk-based Licensing Online Single Submission System (“Risk-based OSS System”)…


Risk-based Licensing OSS System Soft Launching

As the current business licensing regime comes to its end, the government is currently making preparations for the shift into the Risk-based Licensing system first introduced in Law No. 11 of 2020…


Foreign Nationals May Now Extend Their ITAS/ITAP Outside Indonesia

To follow up and clarify the Director General of Immigration (the “DGIM”) Circular Letter No. IMI-0661.GR.01.01 of 2021 dated March 26, 2021 regarding Visas and Stay Permits During the New Normal…


Government Implements More Stringent Limitations Through Emergency PPKM

In an effort to curb the continued substantial rise of Covid-19 cases across the country, the Government has decided to implement the Entry into Force of Emergency Public Activity Restriction…


New Work From Home Policy Under Micro PPKM Extension

With the surge of Covid-19 cases after the Idul Fitri Holiday in Jakarta, DKI Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan decided to mandate a 75% Work From Home (“WFH”) order for both private and government…


Government Amends PR 10/2021—Certain Business Lines Relating to Alcoholic Beverages Now Closed for Investment

The issuance of Presidential No. 10 of 2021 dated February 2, 2021 on Capital Investment Activities (the “PR 10/2021”) sparked major backlash from the Indonesian public due to the regulation opening…


Government Further Extends Micro PPKM

On May 31, 2021, the Governor of DKI Jakarta issued Decree No. 671 (“Decree 671/2021”) on the Extension of the Entry into force of Micro-Scale Public Activity Restriction (Pemberlakuan Pembatasan…


New Regulation on Agency/Distributorship Agreements

On April 1, 2021, the Minister of Trade (“MOT”) issued his Regulation No. 24 of 2021 on Agreements for Distribution of Goods by Distributors or Agents (“MOT Reg. 24/2021”), which revokes and replaces…


Procedures of Employing Foreign Workers Under MOM Reg. 8/2021

On March 31, 2021, the Minister of Manpower issued Regulation No. 8 of 2021 on the Implementing Regulation of Government Regulation 34 of 2021 on the Employment of Foreign Workers (“MOM Reg.…