IMPORTANT NEW RULES ON OUTSOURCING INDONESIA

On 14 November 2012, the Minister of Manpower and Transmigration of the (“MOMT”) issued MOMT Regulation No. 19 of 2012 regarding Terms of Partial Assignment of Work to Third Party Companies (“Regulation No. 19”) Regulation No. 19

NEW REGULATION ON ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS AND ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS

The Government finally issued Government Regulation No. 82 of 2012 9regarding the Implementation of Electronic Systems and Electronic Transactions (“Regulation 82”) for Law No. 11 of 2008 regarding Electronic Information and Electronic Transactions (“Law No.11”)

REGULATION ON COMMERCIAL BANK OWNERSHIP IN INDONESIA FINALLY ISSUED

After lengthy discussions among regulators and politicians on ownership of commercial banks, Bank Indonesia issued its Regulation No. 14/8/PBI/2012 regarding Ownership of Shares in Commercial Banks (“BI Regulation No. 14”) which came into effect on 13 July 2012.

INDONESIA - NEW FOOD LAW ISSUED

Sixteen years since the enactment of Law No. 7 of 1996 regarding Food (“the 1996 Food Law”), the Government issued the new Food Law (ie Law No. 18 of 2012) (“Food Law”) on 18 October 2012, two days after World Food Day. The Food Law replaces The 1996 Food Law

AMENDMENTS TO MINING BUSINESS REGULATION

The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources recently issued Regulation No. 24 of 2012 (“Regulation 24”) amending his Regulation No. 28 of 2009 on Organizing Coal and Mineral Mining Businesses