INDONESIA'S NEW OUTSOURCING REQUIREMENTS

Outsourcing of both work and employees has become increasingly popular in recent years in Indonesia as businesses feel the effect of high severance and retirement payments and the potential problems and difficulties in employment termination.

BP MIGAS DECLARED UNCONSTITUTIONAL BY CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

The Constitutional Court (“MK”) has struck down several articles in the Oil and Gas Law related to BPMigas’ establishment and duties. The MK recommended in its judgment that BPMigas’ duties and functions be performed by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources while waiting for the promulgation of replacement laws and regulations.

INDONESIAN MERGER REGIME: MINOR CHANGES AND INTRODUCTION OF REMEDIES

On 27 August 2012, the Indonesian Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU) issued KPPU Regulation No. 3 of 2012, amending its merger control guide for the second time, replacing the operative provisions of the previous regulation entirely.