On September 22, 2015, the Indonesian Centre for Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution for Construction, BADAPSKI, held its first seminar to announce its existence as a dispute resolution body in the field of construction.
Law No. 5 of 1999 on the Prohibition of Monopolistic Practices and Unfair Business Competition (the Anti-Monopoly Law) was first enacted in 1999 and has never been amended. However, an amended law has been expected for more than a year.
SSEK Legal Consultants has contributed the Indonesia chapter to the Asia Regional Guide to Background Checks, which provides an overview of legal and practical issues relating to background checks in 17 countries in the region.
The regulation of airports in Indonesia is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Transportation (the MOT). The most recent basic regulation on airport business activities is MOT Regulation No. 69 of 2013 on the Order of National Airport Affairs.
Law No. 24 of 2009 regarding the National Flag, Language, Emblem and Anthem (the Language Law) was very likely not one of the most visited regulations until the West Jakarta District Court rendered a groundbreaking decision in 2013 that immediately multiplied the level of scrutiny by both business players and lawyers of the relevant provision under the Language Law concerning the mandatory use of the Indonesian language in agreements.
Many retail transactions today are conducted through websites or mobile applications - in other words, they are digitalized. Business actors in Indonesia often raise the question whether there are any Indonesian legal restrictions on digitalizing their businesses through websites or mobile applications.
Richard D. Emmerson, a senior foreign legal advisor at SSEK Legal Consultants, contributed the Indonesia chapter to a new Employment Law Alliance (ELA) publication, "When Employees Leave: What Employers in Asia/Pacific Need to Know about Protecting Company Rights and Confidential Information."
In late 2015, the Indonesian Minister of Finance issued a regulation aimed at encouraging the growth of real estate investment funding in the form of Collective Investment Contracts (Dana Investasi Real Estate dalam bentuk Kontrak Investasi Kolektifor DIRE - KIK).
The Indonesian government released its tenth economic policy package on February 12, 2016, with a focus on boosting foreign direct investment into Indonesia and protecting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and cooperatives.