Presidential Regulation Number 55 of 2022: New Provisions on Mining Business Permits
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Presidential Regulation Number 55 of 2022: New Provisions on Mining Business Permits

On April 11th, 2022, the President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo issued Presidential Regulation Number 55 of 2022 on Delegation of Granting Business Permits in the Mineral and Coal Mining Sector (“PR 55/2022”). PR 55/2022 is a mandate of Law Number 3 of 2020 on amendments to Law Number 4 of 2009 on…

Citizenship Status: Option Right and Repudiation Right
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Citizenship Status: Option Right and Repudiation Right

Option right and repudiation right are familiar things to hear in terms of determining a person’s citizenship. The issue of citizenship is a real problem for a person in a country because the rights and obligations of newborns are related to citizenship status. Therefore, a person’s citizenship status determines to which country’s legal jurisdiction his…

Ecosystem of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure “SPKLU”
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Ecosystem of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure “SPKLU”

In 2022, the Government of Indonesia through the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (“MEMR”) is targeting as many as 1,000 (one thousand) units of fuel-based motorcycles to be converted into electric-powered motorcycles. This is in view of Indonesia’s commitment to controlling climate change, with a target of reducing carbon emissions or known as the…

Domestic Market Obligation (DMO) And Its Role In Securing Domestic Coal Supply
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Domestic Market Obligation (DMO) And Its Role In Securing Domestic Coal Supply

Recently, the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia (“MoF”) issued Regulation No. 17/PMK.02/2022 regarding Types and Tariffs of Non-Tax State Revenues (PNBP) for Urgent Matters in the Forms of Fines and Compensation Funds for Fulfilling Coal Domestic Market Obligation at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (“MR 17/2022”). MR 17/2022 is an…

Regulation On IUP Adjustment and Registration of Changes of Shareholders, Bod And/or Boc For Mining Companies
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Regulation On IUP Adjustment and Registration of Changes of Shareholders, Bod And/or Boc For Mining Companies

In Mid-April 2022, the Government of Indonesia through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (“MEMR”) issued Decree of the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Number 78.K/MB.01/MEM.B/2022 of 2022 on Guidelines for the Implementation of Licensing Evaluation and Registration of Changes of Shareholders, Board of Directors and/or Board of Commissioners for the Mining Permit Issued…

KPPU Provides Leeway for Business Actors Through Compliance Programs
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KPPU Provides Leeway for Business Actors Through Compliance Programs

The decline in the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Indonesia provides new hope for business actors to continue their business, which has been hit by economic difficulties in the last 2 (two) years. However, it is not easy for business actors to carry out business activities as usual in the midst of increasingly…

11 Percent Value Added Tax Rate Increase and Its Regulation
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11 Percent Value Added Tax Rate Increase and Its Regulation

In 2022, the Government of Indonesia through the Ministry of Finance officially increases the rate of Value Added Tax (“VAT”) from 10 percent to 11 percent starting April 1, 2022 as mandated through Article 7 of Law Number 7 of 2021 on  the Harmonization of Tax Regulations (“HPP Law”). This policy is the result of…

Industrialization and Downstreaming of Nickel in the Development of Battery Electric Vehicles in Indonesia
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Industrialization and Downstreaming of Nickel in the Development of Battery Electric Vehicles in Indonesia

The world of the future will experience many changes in energy use. This is due to a massive shift in a number of technologies. The increase in electricity consumption in the future is one of them. One form of this revolution is the use of electric vehicles which are slowly shifting away from the use…

Reimagining Competition Law in Indonesia After COVID-19
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Reimagining Competition Law in Indonesia After COVID-19

All countries are starting to struggle to revive their economy so that it remains stable after the Coronavirus Disease (“COVID-19”) pandemic hit around the world. Indonesia is one of the countries seriously affected by the pandemic, and now is planning to create economic stability for business actors ranging from large and medium business actors to…

Amendment in Licensing in the Construction Services Business Sector After the Enactment of Government Regulation Number 5 of 2021
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Amendment in Licensing in the Construction Services Business Sector After the Enactment of Government Regulation Number 5 of 2021

The construction service sector is a community activity in constructing buildings that function as a support or infrastructure for social and economic activities of the community to support the realization of national development goals. In carrying out these development activities, it is necessary to have a permit that should be owned by Construction Service Business…