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Franchise Agreement and Business in Indonesia

In accordance with the laws of Indonesia, a franchise is a special right that is owned by a legal entity or an individual. The franchise business in Indonesia is a unique system that has shown effectiveness in promoting products and services. Individuals and legal entities can utilise this type of business model based on a …

What Foreigners Need to Know about Working in Remote Regions in Indonesia

Doing work in Indonesia for foreigners is relatively easy when the job is in Indonesian big cities, such as Jakarta and Semarang, due to the ease of acquiring work and stay permits. On the contrary, for foreigners working in remote regions, they will have to encounter additional requirements and scrutiny from the local authorities. Therefore, …

Why It is Important to Have a Lawyer during M&A in Indonesia

Before and during a merger and acquisition process in Indonesia, it is important to have a lawyer present. This is because lawyers with highly specialised skills can play several vital roles in your M&A transactions that are often complex. To ensure that your M&A deal runs smoothly without future complications, hiring an experienced M&A lawyer …

A Guide to Timber Legality Assurance System Certificate in Indonesia

The Minister of Trade has issued the latest regulation on the export of forestry industrial products number 45/2020, enacted by the Ministry of Law and Human Rights on May 11, 2020, and immediately takes effect after its enactment. The issuance of Permendag number 45/2020 replaces the previous regulation Permendag number 15/2020. The revocation of Permendag …

How to Successfully Hire Employees in Jakarta

As an employer, before hiring any employees in Jakarta, it is important to know about employment regulations, such as the minimum wage, benefits, insurances. This article discusses the important points that you have to take into account prior to recruitment. Recruitment in Jakarta 1. Minimum Wage Under the latest DKI Jakarta regulation, the minimum wage …

Cekindo was Awarded Glints’ Employer of the Month for September 2020

Another prestigious award was bestowed on Cekindo in 2020, in addition to Best Market Entry Consulting Firm 2020 – Indonesia by APAC Insider. It was an honor to be awarded Employer of the Month –  September 2020 by a leading job portal in Indonesia, Glints. The prestigious award was bestowed in recognition of being the …

Risks and Benefits of Business Process Outsourcing in Indonesia

Business process outsourcing (BPO) in Indonesia is a common practice that enterprises outsource specific non-primary business processes to an external BPO provider. These business functions include tech support, payroll, bookkeeping, accounting, taxes, and other human resource activities. These non-profit generating tasks deplete employee’s precious time and company’s resources that employers can otherwise spend on growing …

How to Prepare a Joint Venture Agreement in Indonesia

A joint venture in Indonesia means that two or more organisations join forces as a single commercial enterprise. In other words, two businesses combine their resources and expertise to gain a competitive edge to go after certain projects or achieve certain goals. Before setting up a joint venture in Indonesia, there are things that investors …

Investment Value and Top Investment Sectors in Central Java in 2020

Investors from all around the world are interested in investing in developing countries mainly because of their low labour and production costs and easy access to resources. As one of the developing countries with the fastest economic growth, Indonesia has become an enticing investment destination for quite some time. In addition to the low expenses …

A Guide to Establishing a Travel Agency in Lombok

The tourism in West Nusa Tenggara province in Indonesia, where Lombok is located, has been growing tremendously over the past few years. In 2019, the total number of visitors, including both locals and foreigners, reached 3.7 million. Most tourists enter Lombok through the Lombok International Airport and ferry ports on the island. This is why …

Is Employee Transfer within One Company Group Allowed in Indonesia?

Employee transfer may sometimes be needed for organisations to achieve their business objectives in Indonesia. An employee transfer is the relocation of employees from one company or department to another company or department. The transfer will cause a change in employment status, legal condition, and status of employment in Indonesia. This is especially common for …