SSEK Legal Consultants, led by senior foreign legal advisor Darrell R. Johnson, has contributed the Indonesia Country Report to a book that tracks compliance requirements for companies in countries around the world. The book, "International Compliance: Legal Requirements of Business Organizations in 30 Countries," was organized by KPMG.
SSEK Legal Consultants partner Fahrul S. Yusuf has been included in the latest edition of the Asian Legal Business 40 Under 40, which recognizes the brightest young lawyers in Asia. The annual list showcases 40 of the brightest young legal minds in the region.
By Ira A. Eddymurthy and Christina N. Soela
Indonesia's Ministry of Trade (MOT) recently issued a regulation on the distribution of goods.
MOT Regulation No. 22/M-DAG/PER/3/2016 regarding General Provisions on the Distribution of Goods (MOT Reg 22/2016) stipulates that goods can be distributed directly or indirectly to consumers within Indonesia. It revokes Minister of Industry and Trade Decree No. 23/MPP/Kep/1/1998 regarding Trade Business Agencies.
The indirect distribution of goods can be done by (i) chain distribution involving a distributor and its network (ii) an agent and its network or (iii) franchise. The direct distribution of goods is conducted by way of special distribution through single-level marketing or multi-level marketing.
Distributor is defined as a distribution business actor acting on its own behalf and appointed by a manufacturer/producer, supplier or importer based on an agreement to carry out the distribution of goods. An agent is a distribution business actor acting as an intermediary for and on behalf of another party, appointed by an agreement to carry out the distribution of goods.
Darrell R. Johnson, the senior foreign legal advisor at SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, will be a featured speaker at the American Conference Institute's 5th Asia-Pacific Summit on Anti-Corruption, Compliance and Risk Management. Darrell is scheduled to lead a session on Indonesia: Current Corruption and Enforcement Landscape and Where Multinationals Are Most at Risk.
Michael S. Carl, an international legal adviser at SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, was a featured speaker at the recent China Mining conference in Tianjin. China Mining has been held annually since 1999 and is one of the world's top mining events.
The Government of Indonesia has over the past year issued several regulations of note on seaports. Ministry of Transportation Regulation No. PM 15 of 2015 regulates the cooperation between a Seaport Business Entity (BUP) and the government.