President Joko Widodo announced that Indonesia will impose a bauxite export ban starting in June 2023 to promote domestic processing of its mineral resources. The ban is in line with Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Regulation No. 17 of 2020 concerning the Third Amendment to Energy and Mineral Resources Regulation No. 25 of 2018 concerning Mineral and Coal Mining Business (“MEMRR 17/2020”) and…
Business entities that hold Mining Business Permits (Izin Usaha Pertambangan or IUP) or Special Mining Business Permits (Izin Usaha Pertambangan Khusus or IUPK) and are in the stage of production operation, whose shares are owned by foreigners, are required to gradually divest their shares by 51% (fifty-one percent) to the Central Government, Regional Governments, State-Owned Enterprises (Badan Usaha Milik Negara or BUMN), Regional-Owned Enterprises (Badan Usaha Milik Daerah or BUMD), and/or…
The Indonesian government has recently issued Government Regulation No.12 of 2023 concerning the Granting of Business Licenses, Business Ease, and Investment Facilities for Business Actors in the New Capital City of Nusantara (“GR 12/2023”), which provides various fiscal and non-fiscal incentives to businesses seeking to invest in Indonesia’s new capital city, Nusantara. The regulation aims to provide greater…
The Government is committed to accelerating economic transformation through value-added tax (VAT) incentives for the purchase of electric vehicles, including four-wheeled vehicles and buses in Indonesia. The Ministry of Finance has issued Minister of Finance Regulation No. 38 of 2023 concerning Value Added Tax on the Delivery of Certain Four-Wheeled Battery-Based Electric Motor Vehicles and Certain Battery-Based…
Recently, the Ministry of Manpower issued a regulation in Indonesia intended to maintain the sustainability of the industrial climate in Indonesia amidst global economic uncertainty. This is the Minister of Manpower Regulation No. 5 of 2023 concerning Adjustment of Working Time and Wages in labor-intensive export-oriented industrial Companies that Affected by Changes in the Global Economy (“MOMR 5/2023”).
The Indonesian government has been contemplating a relocation of the country’s capital from Jakarta to Nusantara. The development of the new capital requires substantial private investment, and the government is incentivizing such investment with the recently enacted Government Regulation Number 12 of 2023 on the Provision of Business Licenses, Ease of Doing Business, and Investment Facilities for Businesses in the Nusantara Capital City (“GR 12/2023”).
Failing to Disclose Information Regarding Beneficiary Ownership, Corporations Shall Face Obstruction by the Directorate General of General Legal Administration, Ministry of Law and Human Rights in Indonesia
The disclosure of beneficial ownership data by corporations is crucial in preventing corruption in licensing and procurement of goods/services, as well as in aiding case management. However, as of December 2022, only 38.47% of beneficial ownership data has been declared in Indonesia…
Updated Provisions on Electrical Charging Infrastructure for Battery-based Electric Vehicles in Indonesia
To accelerate the battery-powered electric motorized vehicles (“Electric Vehicles”) program and the provision of charging infrastructure, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources has issued Regulation No. 1 of 2023 on the Provision of Electrical Charging Infrastructure for Battery-powered Electric Motorized Vehicles (“Regulation 1/2023”) as a fundamental regulation in Indonesia. Consequently, the previous legal…
The Religious Holiday Allowance or Tunjangan Hari Raya (THR) is a mandatory bonus payment for employees in Indonesia before religious holidays, such as Eid al-Fitr or Christmas. The payment is intended to help employees celebrate the holidays and cover their expenses during the festive season.
There are clauses in employment agreements that are often included, namely confidentiality, non-solicitation and non-competition clauses. The purpose of these clauses is to avoid unfair competition and attempts to create competitors or having former employees take advantage of the company’s data, information and customers.
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