LAW NO. 24 OF 2009 ON THE NATIONAL FLAG, LANGUAGE, EMBLEM AND ANTHEM (FEBRUARY 2010)

Law No. 24/2009 is having an unsettling effect on business in Indonesia. Despite the fact that no implementing regulations have been issued and there is a general consensus the failure to conclude an Indonesian version of an agreement should not invalidate it, risk averse parties and parties who in a position to push translation costs onto a counter-party are requiring the production of Indonesian translations of a wide range of legal documents.