Yearly Archives: 2018

W&P – ALB Indonesia Award 2018

October 6, 2018

W&P was among the top 5 finalists in the Rising Law Firm of the Year category and was one of the contenders for certain categories in the Asian Legal Business Indonesia Law Award held at Mandarin Hotel Jakarta, yesterday evening, including, among others, Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year and Real Estate… Read More

W&P Newsletter – Client Alert: Location Permit Integration Into OSS System

September 27, 2018

Under Indonesian law, a PMA is required to obtain a Location Permit (Izin Lokasi) from the relevant regional government or the Ministry of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning/Head of the National Land Agency (“MAA”) to procure and/or utilize a plot of land for its investment purposes. However, it is important to note that the Location… Read More

W&P Newsletter – Highlight Provision of OJK Regulation No. 13/POJK.02/2018 on Digital Financial Innovations

September 17, 2018

A. Background & Scope of Regulatory Framework On 16 August 2018, the Financial Services Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan – “OJK”) enacted OJK Regulation No. 13/POJK.02/2018 on Digital Financial Innovations within the Financial Services Sector (“DFI”) (“OJKR 13/2018”),  providing a regulatory framework for DFI. OJKR 13/2018 applies to DFI Operators (“Operators”) conducting the DFI businesses that meet… Read More

W&P – N&A Panel Discussion

September 13, 2018

W&P’s Managing Partner Luky Walalangi together with lawyers of Nishimura & Asahi’s foreign offices of Thailand and Vietnam, held a panel discussion on Public M&As in Tokyo on September 7th 2018, where they shared their experiences and discussed factual issues in practice as well as various practical solutions.

W&P Newsletter – New Indonesian Court Electronic Filing System

August 27, 2018

On 4 April 2018, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Indonesia (“SC”) issued SC Regulation No. 3 of 2018 concerning Electronic Court Case Administration (“SC Regulation No. 3/2018”). SC Regulation No 3/2018 sets a new landmark in the court filing system in Indonesia by introducing the electronic court filing system. In particular, it significantly… Read More

W&P – Belt, Road, Indonesia

August 16, 2018

W&P’s managing partner Luky Walalangi and partner Miriam Andreta were quoted in article issued by Asian Legal Business “Belt, Road, Indonesia”, where  they elaborated their experience and analysis of key legal steps taken by the Government of Indonesia to improve the climate. While there are still some challenging aspects of overlapping regulations and inconsistencies of… Read More

W&P Newsletter – BKPM revokes regulation No. 13/2017 and introduces new investment licensing

August 8, 2018

In line with the mandates of Government Regulation No. 24 of 2018 on Electronic Integrated Licensing Services (“GR 24/2018”) (click here for our previous update on GR 24/2018) to simplify the licensing process for investors, BKPM recently issued BKPM Regulation No. 6 of 2018 on the Guidelines and Procedures for Investment Licensing and Facilities (“BKPM… Read More


July 22, 2018

Our Ms. Miriam Andreta, Mr. Hans Adiputra, Mr. W Renansyah Jenie and Mr. Hafez Komar are privileged to advise and assisting TIS Inc, a leading Japanese IT Corporate group, with 60 IT group companies,  in the subscription/purchase of more than IDR 500 billion convertible bonds issued by PT Anabatic Technologies Tbk, one of the leading… Read More

W&P Newsletter – Changes in investment licensing procedures

July 18, 2018

As part of its commitment to making it easier to run businesses in Indonesia, on 21 June 2018 the Indonesian Government issued the long-awaited Government Regulation No. 24 of 2018 on Electronically Integrated Licensing Services (“GR 24/2018”). GR 24/2018 cuts the red tape and simplifies the previously complex licensing procedures by introducing a new system… Read More

W&P Newsletter – New Requirements by Indonesian Government on Management of Expiring Oil and Gas Working Areas and Signing Bonus

June 24, 2018

On 24 April 2018 the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Indonesia (“MEMR”) issued MEMR Regulation No. 23 of 2018 (“MEMR Regulation 23/2018”), as further amended by MEMR Regulation No 28 of 2018 dated 7 May 2018 (“MEMR Regulation 28/2018”). Below are the highlights of MEMR Regulation 23/2018: MEMR Regulation 23/2018… Read More