New Criminal Code Ban on Extramarital Sex and Its Impact on Business Tourism Sectors in Indonesia4 copy - Blog_Article_Lawyers_Legal https://schinderlawfirm.com/blog/

New Criminal Code: Ban on Extramarital Sex and its Impact on Business Tourism Sectors in Indonesia

The law in Indonesia is dynamic and open for recodification, actualization and harmonization to local culture and customs. On 5th December, Indonesian lawmakers passed a new criminal code, heavily criticized by foreign news agencies for the ban on extramarital sex. The new criminal codes (“NCC”) have led economists to note the potential negative impacts on investment in Indonesia, specifically in the tourism business sector as the law also applies to foreign tourists.

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Jan 19 Dewi Ratification of the Indonesian Criminal Code Bill - Blog_Article_Lawyers_Legal https://schinderlawfirm.com/blog/

Ratification of the Indonesian Criminal Code Bill

The Criminal Code or Kitab Undang-Undang Hukum Pidana (KUHP) is the foundation of the regulation in Indonesia that stipulates criminal acts, originating from Dutch colonial law, namely Wetboek van Strafrecht voor Nederlands-Indie, which has been in effect since 1918. The Criminal Code is a prominent principle of criminal law in Indonesia as the Criminal Code deals with criminal rules, violations and other regulations related to crime.

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Replacement of the Previous Job Creation Law in Indonesia - Blog_Article_Lawyers_Legal https://schinderlawfirm.com/blog/

Replacement of the Previous Job Creation Law in Indonesia

Law Number 11 of 2020 on Job Creation (“Law 11/2020”) was ratified on 2nd November 2020 as the applicable regulation in Indonesia. However, the implementation of Law 11/2020 became ineffective right after Indonesian Constitutional Court (“MK”), through MK Decision Number 91/PUU-XVIII/2020, deemed Law 11/2020 as conditionally unconstitutional. To tackle this concern, Indonesia’s government contrived Indonesia Government…

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Dec 29 An Introduction to the Indonesia Second home Visa - Blog_Article_Lawyers_Legal https://schinderlawfirm.com/blog/

An Introduction to the Indonesia Second-home Visa

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a catastrophe for Indonesia’s economy. Indonesia has been facing a recession since 2020, when the economic growth plunged to -2.07%. The recovery began in 2021, indicated by the surge of the economic growth. In 2022, the recovery has continued to be the focus for the Government of Indonesia, thus the government focusing on creating law in Indonesia and regulation in Indonesia that can make investment easier. However, the economic uncertainty for 2023 is haunting. Global economic growth is predicted to be slowed due…

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Terminating the Electrical Steam Power Plant Under Presidential Regulation No. 112 of 2022 in Indonesia

The promulgation of the law in Indonesia by Presidential Regulation No. 112 of 2022 concerning the Acceleration of Renewable Energy Development for Electricity Supply (“PR 112/2022”) is a sign that Indonesia will start implementing low-emission electricity projects to protect the environment. PR 112/2022 stipulates the Electric Supply Business Plan (Rencana Usaha Penyediaan Tenaga…

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2023 Adjustment of Minimum Wage for Workers in Indonesia

A new year reflects business progress and continuity for both business actors and workers. Along with economic development in Indonesia, more job opportunities are open for the public and the wages of workers shall be at the standardized Minimum Wage. If business actors do not heed the wage provisions stipulated in the Minister of Manpower Regulation No. 18 of 2022 concerning the Determination of the 2023 Minimum Wage by law in Indonesia (“MoMR 18/2022”), then the sanctions are….

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Let Us Be Your Guide.
Our thorough understanding of local culture
ensures that your business will be in compliance
with all laws and regulations and receive
a warm welcome in the community.

Dear valued Visitor,

Data is a valuable currency in this new world. In the midst of digital transformation, the Indonesian government has taken the final decision to pass the Pelindungan Data Pribadi (PDP) Bill by September 2022. The PDP Law applies to all businesses established in Indonesia and puts the consumer in control. The task of complying with this regulation falls upon businesses.

The PDP Law affects a variety of business operations, including how your sales team prospect and how marketing initiatives are managed. Businesses have had to reassess their business procedures, applications, and forms. Additionally, all businesses that work with personal data should designate a Data Protection Officer (DPO) or data controller to oversee PDP compliance.

In line with this spirit, it gives us great pleasure to announce and share with all our esteemed clients and business associates that Schinder Law Firm is prepared to assist your company to understand the impacts of the Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL) and take the required measures to comply with the law. Our Privacy, Data Protection, and Cybersecurity practice group is a pioneer in providing data privacy law services in Indonesia. Personal data protection services include but are not limited to:

  • Assessing the existing systems, processes, and controls, etc.
  • Providing provide gap assessment on the existing systems, processes, and controls, etc.
  • Developing and ensuring contracts and agreements comply with the PDP Law
  • Developing policies, best practices, and procedures
  • Advising on the security of personal data and managing data breaches
  • Acting as the Data Protection Officer (DPO) and advising upon the appointment, role, and responsibilities of a data protection officer
  • Advising on cross-border transfers of personal data
  • Carrying out data protection impact assessments and data protection audits
  • Recommending other necessary corrective actions in order to comply with the PDP Law
  • Training on the PDP Law tailored to clients’ businesses

We look forward to many more opportunities in the year ahead with your continued support and trust. For consultation, please send us a WhatsApp or Email.

Warmest regards,
Naz Schinder
Managing Partner

Keep Up with the New Law in Indonesia: Personal Data Protection

  • Assessing the existing systems, processes and controls, etc.
  • Providing provide gap assessment on the existing systems, processes and controls, etc.
  • Developing and ensuring contracts and agreements comply with the PDPL.
  • Developing policies, best practices and procedures.
  • Advising on security of personal data and managing data breaches.
  • Acting as the Data Protection Officer (DPO) and advising upon the appointment, role and responsibilities of a data protection officer.
  • Advising on cross-border transfers of personal data.
  • Carrying out data protection impact assessments and data protection audits.
  • Recommending other necessary corrective actions in order to comply with the PDPL.
  • Training on the PDPL tailored to clients’ businesses.
Privacy, Data Protection and Cyber Security
We help our clients to understand the impact of the Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL) on their companies and take the required measures to comply with the law.