News andUpdates


News and Updates

Additional Sectors Covered under 2014 Sectoral Minimum Wage for DKI Jakarta

The Governor of DKI Jakarta Province stipulated new sectoral minimum wages (“UMSP”) in Governor Regulation No. 54 of 2014 dated April 17, 2014, and Governor Regulation No. 62 of 2014 dated April 28,…


New MOLHR Procedures for Raticication of Legal Entities, Amendment of AoA and Company Data

On March 26, 2014, the Minister of Law and Human Rights (“MOLHR”) issued regulation No. 4 of 2014 (“Regulation”) on Procedures for Applications for Ratification of Legal Entities and Approval and…


Enactment Of New Trade Law

The House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat – “DPR”) passed the long-awaited Bill on Trade on February 11, 2014. For the previous 80 years, Indonesia had relied on the…


New Provisions on Expatriate Working Permits

On December 30, 2013, the Minister of Manpower and Transmigration of the Republic of Indonesia (“MOMT”) enacted MOMT Regulation No. 12 of 2013 on Procedure for Employing Expatriate Workers…


Government Allows Export of Some Minerals until 2017; Progressive Export Duty Imposed

Following the closing date for export of unprocessed minerals and the obligation of IUP holders and Contract of Work companies in the production phase to domestically “add value” to mining products…


MEMR Issues Guidelines On Mining Permits For Transportation And Sale, Processing And Refining

The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (“MEMR”) promulgated Regulation No. 32 of 2013 on Procedure for Granting Special Permits in the Field of Mineral and Coal Mining (“Regulation”) on…


SUPREME COURT ANNULS MEMR No. 7/2012: IMPLICATIONS FOR DOMESTIC MINERAL PROCESSING AND REFINING

Indonesia’s Supreme Court recently published Decision No. 13 P/HUM/2012, dated April 3, 2013, (“Decision”), ordering the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (“MEMR”) to revoke MEMR Regulation…


Statute of Limitation to Claim Payment under Manpower Law

The Constitutional Court has added yet another complication to employer-employee relations in Indonesia. In Decision No. 100/PUU-X/2012 dated September 19, 2013 (the “Decision”), the Court revoked…


Coastal and Small Island Reclamation

Presidential Regulation No. 122 of 2012 on Reclamation of Coastal Areas and Small Islands (“Regulation”) requires reclamation projects (dredging, draining, and landfill) to comply with permitting…


Transnational Electricity Licensing

Indonesia has committed to a number of cross-border power projects with Singapore and Malaysia as part of the ASEAN Power Grid (“APG”), which was devised to support economic growth in Southeast Asia…