News andUpdates


News and Updates

Oil and Gas: Indonesia Ratifies ASEAN Petroleum Security Agreement 2009

In January 2013, Indonesia ratified the 2009 ASEAN Petroleum Security Agreement (“APSA 2009”) through Presidential Regulation No. 7 of 2013. APSA 2009 is the successor agreement to the 1986 ASEAN…


Government Stipulates Details for Spatial Planning Maps

Government Regulation No. 8 of 2013 on Details for Spatial Planning Maps dated January 2, 2013 (“GR 8/2013”) was issued to replace Government Regulation No. 10 of 2000, which stipulates procedures…


Indonesia Limits the Jurisdiction of the ICSID

On September 22, 2012, the President of Indonesia issued Decree No. 31 of 2012 (“Presidential Decree No. 31/2012”), which determined to exclude disputes arising from state administrative decisions…


Constitutional Court Disbanded BP MIGAS

On November 13, 2012, the Constitutional Court issued a judgment partially-granting a judicial review on Law No. 22 of 2001 concerning Oil and Natural Gas (the “Oil & Gas Law”) filed by 30…


Minimum wage for DKI Jakarta Province increases for 2013

The Governor of DKI Jakarta has determined a new Provincial Minimum Wage (“UMP”) that applies to every company in DKI Jakarta. The UMP for DKI Jakarta is stipulated under Governor of DKI Jakarta…


BP Migas Role Transferred to Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources

Following the controversial decision of the Constitutional Court on the disbandment of  BP Migas (the Implementing Body of the Upstream Oil and Natural Gas Activities),  the President has transferred…


Amendments to the Regulation on Importer’s Licenses (MOT Reg 59-2012)

This Newsflash summarizes the provisions of the Minister of Trade (the “MOT”) Regulation No. 59/M-DAG/PER/9/2012 dated September 21, 2012 (“Reg. 59”) regarding Amendments to MOT Regulation No.…


Summary of New Regulation on Importer’s Licenses

This Newsflash sets out the summary of the Minister of Trade (the “MOT”) Regulation No. 27/M-DAG/PER/5/2012 regarding Provisions on Importers’ Identification Numbers (API) dated May 1, 2012…


Government Regulation on Mineral and Coal Mining Business Activities

Changes to Government Regulation on Mineral and Coal Mining Business Activities The President of the Republic of Indonesia issued Government Regulation No. 24 of 2012 dated February 21, 2012 (“GR…


Employees’ Right to Register with Jamsostek and/or Social Security Organizer Agency (BPJS)

The Constitutional Court issued its Judgment No. 70/PUU-IX/2011 dated August 2, 2012 which now allows employees register themselves with PT Jamsostek (Persero) as the organizer of the existing…