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How to Obtain a Police Clearance Certificate in Indonesia

In Indonesia, a police clearance certificate, or police certificate (SKCK), is an official document given out by the Indonesian national police department. The purpose of this certificate is to review and confirm the criminal records or criminal history of all local and foreign individuals. The police certificate in Indonesia is particularly important for foreigners starting …

How to Visit Indonesia from Singapore through Reciprocal Green Lane in Time of COVID-19

The Indonesia immigration has issued the latest regulation on visa and stay permit in time of COVID-19. Aiming at supporting economic recovery and reunification with family members in Indonesia, among other things, regulation Permenkumham 26/2020 has come into effect starting 1 October 2020. Furthermore, Indonesia and Singapore have their own entry arrangement through what is …

How Offshore Merchants and Providers can Start an Online Business in Indonesia

The online business industry is rapidly growing in Indonesia. Especially in times of global pandemic and economic crisis, a high percentage of businesses around the world have already gone online and the trend keeps on heightening exponentially. Now is the best time to start an online business in Indonesia due to the thriving web population …

How to Prepare a Force Majeure Agreement in Indonesia

The coronavirus crisis has disrupted global business and economy. And due to the lockdowns implemented by the Indonesian government, many businesses were forced to close their doors, thus impacting the performance of contracts and agreements. So how can the defaulting party avoid liability as a result of this unanticipated event? And how can all other …

How Construction Companies in Indonesia should Prepare a Construction Agreement

It is impossible for construction companies to enter a construction project or set up a construction company in Indonesia without a proper construction agreement enforced by the Indonesian Law. Not having a construction agreement before starting a construction project in place is a serious violation and parties involved may have to face severe sanctions. Therefore, …

Moving to and Living in Jakarta for Foreigners: A Guide

Foreigners moving to and living in Jakarta can be for many reasons: family, business, career, retirement, etc. Whatever the reason is, it is important to pay attention to these things to live in Jakarta legally: 1. Living in Jakarta with the Right Visa You’ve likely heard of tourist visas, business visas, stay visas, etc. for …

Tips for Hiring a Software Developer in Vietnam

Currently, there is a strong demand for Information Technology (IT) professionals in Vietnam due to its flourishing digital and IT landscape. In 2019, companies in Vietnam required approximately 63,000 IT positions to be filled, especially in areas such as data science, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and big data. This great number of demand grew 56% than …

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 Start a Trading Company in Vietnam

Foreign investors understand that Vietnam offers fascinating business and investment opportunities. Among all, trading companies are the ones many foreigners choose to set up due to the friendly policies and the trade agreements between Vietnam and other countries. We will elaborate on how you can start a trading company in Vietnam in this guide. Requirements …