Please find the latest global newsletter from the Employment Law Alliance (ELA), which includes Indonesia updates from SSEK on expatriate work permits and immigration matters. The ELA client newsletter is a monthly publication by which ELA member firms provide the latest employment law developments to global clients.
SSEK's Winnie Y. Rolindrawan and Harry Kuswara have written the cover story for the new issue of Strategic Review. The story, “Revving up the e-commerce engine,” looks at possible regulatory changes and improvements to help maximize the role of online commerce in Indonesia’s economic development.
Indonesia’s Manpower Ministry is in the process of drafting a decree on job positions that are open for foreign workers. In its current form, the draft decree would introduce important changes to those positions that are open and those that are closed to foreign workers in Indonesia.
To protect the interests of a university, its employees and students, business players in Indonesia’s education sector must understand the prevailing laws and regulations on IP and data protection. While Indonesia does not have specific laws or regulations on the protection of IP and personal data in the education sector, this article will discuss the general regulatory framework for IP and data protection in Indonesia.
Indonesia’s Minister of Law and Human Rights has issued a regulation that sets technical and administrative procedures for obtaining patent protection in Indonesia and accommodates applications for patent protection under the Patent Cooperation Treaty.
The Indonesian Government issued Presidential Regulation No. 20 in 2018, which led to the integration of the Indonesian immigration and work permit application systems into the TKA Online system, which was officially launched in early November 2018.
SSEK’s Stephen Igor Warokka and Angky Banggaditya were part of a delegation from various chambers of commerce and non-chamber business associations who met with officials from Indonesia’s Ministry of Manpower to discuss the draft MoM decree listing the positions that can be held by expatriate employees.
Indonesia’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources has issued two regulations on the management of oil and natural gas working areas with expiring Production Sharing Contracts. What do they say about who gets priority to manage such working areas?
SSEK's Rusmaini Lenggogeni was interviewed for Indonesia Investments’ new research report. Rusmaini discusses the taxes foreign investors in Indonesia should be aware of, taxes for foreigners working or living here, and common tax mistakes made by companies and individuals in Indonesia, among other topics.