The Urgency of Personal Data Protection

The suspected data leaks from Social Health Insurance Administration Body (BPJS) and the Indonesia Health Alert Card (eHAC) demonstrates the urgent need to provide increased protection for citizens’ personal data. But, in reality, the discussion of the Bill on Personal Data Protection has reached a dead end. The reason is that parliament and the government both hold different opinions about the concept of an institution that will protect people’s personal data. The government wants this institution to be under the Ministry of Communication and Information as the executive power branch. Meanwhile, parliament wants the institution to be independent and report directly to the President.

Coal Export Suspension

On August 7, 2021, the Director General of Mineral and Coal (Dirjen Minerba) of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) sent a letter T-370/MB.05/DJB.B/2021 regarding “Prohibition of Coal Sales Overseas ” to the Director General of Foreign Trade, the Director General of Customs and Excise, and the Director General of Sea Transportation, stating that there are 34 coal supply companies that have not fulfilled their coal supply obligations in accordance with the sales contract with PT PLN (Persero) and/or PT PLN Batubara from the …

New OSS Platform: Online Single Submission Risk-Based Approach (OSS-RBA)

The Government has officially launched a new version of OSS under the name Online Single Submission Risk-Based Approach (OSS-RBA) with Government Regulation Number 5 of 2021. Pursuant to Government Regulation No 5 of 2021 regarding the Operation of Risk-Based Business Licenses or Peraturan Pemerintah Nomor 5 Tahun 2021 Tentang Penyelenggaraan Perizinan Berusaha Berbasis Risiko (“GR No. 5/2021”)

Payment Service Provider in Indonesia

The latest BI regulations classify payment system service providers into two sectors, namely payment service providers or Penyedia Jasa Pembayaran (PJP) and payment system infrastructure operators or Penyelenggaraan Infrastruktur Sistem Pembayaran (PIP). PJP carries out activities to provide information on sources of funds, payment initiation or acquiring services, administration of sources of funds and remittance services, while PIP carries out clearing and final settlement.

Gas in the City, Gas Network

The supply of gas in Indonesia is quite abundant, but unfortunately, has not been used optimally domestically. To meet domestic gas needs, especially for household needs, more is supplied from imports of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). In fact, gas is delivered to household customers through pipes known as the city gas network or a natural gas network for households (“Jargas”), which is much cheaper than the price of LPG. The main objective of the Jargas is to make people’s lives easier, along with lowering LPG imports and saving on foreign exchange at a macro level.

Risk-Based Investment System

One of the adjustments for investments regulated under Law No. 11 of 2020 regarding Job Creation is the transition to a Risk-Based Investment System implemented in the Risk-Based Business Licensing. According to Article 1 Government Regulation No. 5 of 2021 regarding Risk-Based Business License Management (GR 5 2021), Risk-Based Business Licensing is a business permission that is granted to applicants to start their business according to the level of potential for injury or loss from a hazard or a combination of the likelihood and effect of the hazard.

Dispute Between the Shareholders in the Event of Default in Capital Payment

Establishing a new company or investing in an existing business, no matter the size, requires an agreement between two or more shareholders of a corporation. The Shareholder Agreement is made not only to set out the capital and management structure, but also to mitigate any risk of default related to the implementation of the Shareholder Agreement. The Shareholder Agreement can later be implemented in the Company Article of Association.

Skill Recognition for Foreign Construction Workers

The construction sector has become the government’s mainstay sector, especially when it comes to encouraging the National Economic Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. It is also a work field that still needs to use foreign workers, considering the need for special skills, especially those related to complex technology, For example, the Mass Rapid Transit project. In addition, foreign workers are used for work when the source of funds comes from investment, such as the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail work…

No Royalty for Coal Process

Law No. 11 of 2020 concerning Job Creation (“Omnibus Law”) contains many new regulations regarding industrial, including the Implementation of the Energy and Mineral Resources Sector, regulated in the Government Regulation No. 25 of 2021 (“GR 25/2021”), which mostly regulates mineral mining activities and electricity. One of the new adjustments in the regulation is stipulated in article 3, which states: “Production operation Mining Business Permit, Production Operation Special Mining Business Permit and…

Provisions Regarding Energy and Electricity according to Government Regulation number 25 of 2021

Law number 11 of 2020 concerning Job Creation (or generally referred to as the Omnibus Law) contains many new regulations regarding industrial activities, requiring the implementation of new regulations. Some of those new regulations are in Government Regulation number 25 of 2021 concerning the Implementation of the Energy and Mineral Sector (GR 25 of 2021) which mostly regulates coal and mineral mining activity, as well as electricity.

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