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W&P Newsletter – NEW REGULATION ON CARBON PRICING: HIGHLIGHTED PROVISIONS

December 24, 2021

On 29 October 2021, the President of the Republic of Indonesia finally issued the much-anticipated carbon pricing regulation through the issuance of Presidential Regulation No. 98 of 2021 on the Implementation of Carbon Pricing for Achieving the Nationally Determined Contribution (“NDC”) Target and Controlling Greenhouse Gas (“GHG”) Emissions in National Development (“PR 98/2021”). To regulate… Read More

W&P Newsletter – The Omnibus Law After The Constitutional Court Decision Of 2021

November 29, 2021

When the House of Representatives passed the so-called ‘Omnibus Law on Job Creation’ (Undang-Undang Cipta Kerja) (“Omnibus Law”) back in October 2020, the public responses were divided. Most businesses showed a positive response to the Omnibus Law, believing the single, all-embracing law could cut the bureaucratic red tape and improve transparency in Indonesia. However, the Omnibus… Read More

W&P Newsletter – BANKING BREAKTHROUGH UPDATE: RESPONSE TO GLOBAL AND DIGITAL CHALLENGES

November 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the public’s needs in various sectors, one of which is the need to rely on more technology in their daily activities and lives, including the use of technology-based services in the financial sector to limit mobility. In response to the fast-growing trend and need for cutting-edge technologies in the… Read More

W&P Newsletter – New Relaxation and Incentives for Rooftop Solar Power Plants

October 21, 2021

The Government of Indonesia (“GOI”) continues its efforts to stimulate increased use of renewable energy, and from the regulatory perspective, the most recent attempt is the issuance of Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (“MEMR”) Regulation No. 26 of 2021 on Rooftop Solar Power Plants Connected to the Electricity Grid of Holders of Electricity Supply… Read More

W&P Newsletter – Indonesia’s Recent Policies On Carbon Emission And Carbon Reduction

October 4, 2021

In August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report indicating the likelihood of crossing the global warming level of 1.5 degrees Celsius in the next decades.[1] This study urges the state parties to the Paris Agreement, including Indonesia, to put in place policies aimed at immediate, rapid, and large-scale reduction of… Read More

W&P Newsletter – Health Protocols For International Travellers To Indonesia

September 23, 2021

The Minister of Transportation (“MoT”) just issued MoT Circular Letter No. 74 of 2021 on Guidelines for the Implementation of International Travel by Air Transportation amid COVID-19 Outbreak (“Guidelines”) as a continuous effort to mitigate the spread of imported cases of COVID-19 and its new variants in Indonesia. The Guidelines apply to both Indonesian citizens… Read More

W&P Newsletter – Launched Of OSS For Risk-Based Assessment – The System Automatically Shows Foreign Ownership Limitation

September 17, 2021

In its latest effort to cut the red tape in licensing procedures, the Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board (Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal – BKPM), after several delays since June 2021, finally puts the risk-based assessment licensing into practical effect through the ‘new’ online single submission (OSS) system (“OSS RBA”). Please click here to see our analysis… Read More

W&P Newsletter – Update On The New Construction Service Regulation

September 6, 2021

The Government just issued Government Regulation No. 14 of 2021 on Construction Services (“GR 14/2021”), which amends the previous Government Regulation No. 22 of 2020 on the same matter (“GR 22/2020”). GR 14/2021, as one of the implementing regulations of the Omnibus Law, simplifies the previous regulatory framework on construction services and provides construction service… Read More

W&P Newsletter – Digital Transformation Acceleration – New Promising Rules

August 23, 2021

Ease of communication and good information access are among the key elements for Indonesia’s national development. To accelerate the digital transformation program, the Indonesian Government recently amended various regulations in the postal, telecommunication, and broadcasting sectors by issuing Government Regulation No. 46 of 2021 on Post, Telecommunications, and Broadcasting (“GR 46/2021”). This edition of our… Read More

W&P Newsletter – Indirect Evidence in Cartel Cases: Analysis on Admissibility and Precedents

July 19, 2021

As in many other jurisdictions, the Indonesian Government views cartels as a major threat to the country’s economy as they significantly impede effective business competition and potentially harm consumers. For these reasons, the Indonesian authority has been putting in a great deal of effort to prevent and combat cartel practices and investigate cartel allegations, as… Read More