News andUpdates


News and Updates

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.…


Reallocation of Contributions for Unemployment Benefits Program: Procedures and Implementation

The Minister of Manpower (“MoM”) enacted Regulation No. 7 of 2021 dated March 31, 2021 on Participants Registration Procedures and Implementation of Premium Reallocation for the Unemployment Benefits…


New Procedures on the Application for the Incorporation, Amendments and Dissolution of Limited Liability Companies

On April 30, 2021, the Minister of Law and Human Rights (the “Minister”) issued his Regulation No. 21 of 2021 on Requirements and Procedure for the Registration of Incorporation, Amendment and…


HukumOnline NexGen Lawyer 2021: Resilience and Determination of Alfa Dewi Setiawati, AKSET’s Youngest Partner

Source: https://www.hukumonline.com/berita/baca/lt608a1b3395ec7/resilience-dan-determinasi-alfa-dewi-setiawati--partner-termuda-akset The importance of getting a new perspective on self-reliance in…


New Sanctions and Appeals Procedure Under Indonesian Competition Law

One of the laws amended by Law No. 11 of 2021, dated November 2, 2020 on Job Creation (the “Job Creation Law”) was Law No. 5 of 1999 dated March 5, 1999 on the Prohibition of Monopolistic Practices…


Supreme Court Affirms Diseases Caused by Drugs, Alcohol, and Hobbies are Not Covered by BPJS

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…