Yearly Archives: 2021

W&P – UGM Guest Lecture

May 2, 2021

As part of our contribution to the Indonesian legal society, our Partner, Ms. Miriam Andreta, recently participated as a guest lecture in Legal Writing Class of the Faculty of Law, University of Gadjah Mada (UGM), where she shared her experience and views on “Practical Guides for Legal Advice Drafting”. The goal was to provide overviews… Read More


April 28, 2021

As a part of its commitment to provide an ease of doing business in Indonesia, the government just issued the Government Regulation No. 16 of 2021 on Implementing Regulation of Law No. 28 of 2002 on Building Construction (“GR 16”) which integrates, simplify and amends numerous provisions of the former regulations concerning building construction. GR… Read More

W&P – Hukumonline’s NeXGen Lawyers 2021

April 23, 2021

Congratulation to our Anggarara Hamami for being selected as one of 21 Nexgen Lawyers Hukumonline 2021. We are proud of you. For the full article please see here

W&P Newsletter – Energy Update: Greater Flexibility in Energy Sector

April 16, 2021

The Indonesian Government recently issued two implementing regulations for the Omnibus Law in the energy sector, namely Government Regulation No. 25 of 2021 on the Energy and Mineral Resources Sector (“GR 25”) and Government Regulation No. 23 of 2021 on Forestry (“GR 23”). Below are the key points of the two regulations mentioned above. GR… Read More

W&P Newsletter – New Flexibility in the Requirement to Develop Public Apartments

April 7, 2021

Under Law No. 20 of 2011 on Apartments (“Apartment Law”), apartment developers (“Developers”) that develop commercial apartments are required to also develop public apartments with an area of at least 20% of the total floor area of the commercial apartments they build. For many years, this has not been commercially attractive to Developers. However, the… Read More

W&P Newsletter – Wholesale and Retail Trading Businesses: The Promised Breakthrough

March 22, 2021

With the issuance of Presidential Regulation No. 10 of 2021 on Investment Sectors (“PR 10/2021”), the Indonesian government presents a new era with more flexibilities for foreign investment, by relaxing foreign ownership restrictions in wholesale distribution and certain retail businesses. In addition, the government also decided to relax other trading-related businesses, such as, warehousing and… Read More

W&P – 15 Asia’s Top M&A Lawyers

March 17, 2021

We are delighted that our Managing Partner, Mr. Luky Walalangi, is selected as one of 15 Asia’s Top M&A Lawyers across 9 countries by Asian Legal Business (ALB). ALB includes him in the inaugural list together with other respected lawyers from Freshfields, Milbank, Skadden Arps, Nishimura & Asahi, Rajah & Tann, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett… Read More

W&P – Legal 500

March 16, 2021

The Legal500 Asia Pacific places W&P straight in 3 categories in our first year of ranking, respectively: Corporate and M&A, Real Estate and Restructuring and Insolvency. Our managing partner, Mr. Luky Immanuel Walalangi, is also ranked as a Recommended Lawyer in these 3 categories. We are the youngest Indonesian firm ranked in these 3 categories and… Read More

W&P Newsletter – Business Licensing Process and Requirements: The Promised Breakthroughs?

March 9, 2021

Government Regulation No. 5 of 2021[1] (“GR 5/2021”) is a product with which the government tries to deliver its promises on business licensing reform in order to create a friendly and conducive environment for businesses. In this newsletter we discuss two key highlights of GR 5/2021, being business licenses and minimum investment amount. Business Licensing… Read More

W&P Newsletter – Omnibus Implementing Regulations On Employment: How They Might Affect You

March 2, 2021

On 2 February 2021, the Government issued various employment-related Government Regulations to further implement the Omnibus Law. You might be wondering what key updates that are brought by these regulations, and how they might affect you. In this newsletter, we discuss selected key employment issues that we believe would be relevant for your consideration when… Read More