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Real Estate Indonesia and Why Due Diligence is Important in This Sector

With a population of over 260 million people, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world. The country’s rising economy and increasing middle-income group makes it a hotbed for investments, particularly in property and real estate. Investors have recognised this potential but many of them have found themselves struggling to acquire the best …

Mergers and Acquisitions in Indonesia: Current Trends

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) landscape in Indonesia has been accelerating and the positive trends still continues. According to the Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), investments in Indonesia hit US$ 51.5 billion (IDR 721.3 trillion) in 2018, a significant increase of 4.1% compared to that of the previous year. In the Global Competitiveness Report, Indonesia also …

How to Tell if It is Time for HR Outsourcing when Doing Business in Indonesia?

If you still think that doing your HR tasks in-house is more tempting, think again. If your business performance is not improving due to HR tasks overload, it may be the perfect time for you to partner with a professional HR outsourcing provider, also known as Employer of Record,  in Indonesia. As a business owner, …

What is Included in Employee Background Check in Indonesia?

There are many steps that need to be taken when a business needs to recruit candidate to fill an open job position. For example, publishing job descriptions both print and online, sorting out the applications for consideration, conducting interviews, and then finally picking out the qualified candidates. However, there is one important step missing: background …

What Can Employee Background Check in Indonesia Do for Companies?

In Indonesia, there are no limits on who can establish a startup company. However, if you talk to any business owner or entrepreneur, you will quickly learn that setting up a company requires dedication and due diligence or background check in Indonesia. Most of the time, entrepreneurs have the drive to venture into businesses in …

Mixed Marriage in Indonesia: The Importance of Prenuptial Agreement

While people get married based on the fundamental of love, marriage goes beyond that and is a big milestone. Of course, nobody wants to get married and expects to get a divorce later. But, we cannot ignore the possibility of a split if your marriage doesn’t work out. The issue can be more complex in …

5 Important Reasons Your Business in Indonesia Needs a Business Consultant

You may be running a business and are a highly skilled multitasker. You are proud of doing almost everything on your own and thinking that enlisting a business consultant is a waste of time and money. Here is the truth, you might be missing out on some powerful advantages that a business consultant in Indonesia …

The Importance of Accurate Translation of Legal Documents in Indonesia

Translation of legal documents is one of the most demanding processes, even for the most professional legal translators, especially in a country like Indonesia. It requires more than just a law dictionary in Indonesia. It requires a lot of experience with languages and legal terms, deep knowledge of different legal systems of different countries, and …

The Most Asked Questions About the Termination of Employment in Indonesia

Under the Indonesian labour law, termination of employment in Indonesia can be initiated by the employer through dismissal or by the employee through resignation. When the termination is at the initiative of the employer, it may be caused by several reasons, but in general, it is because of misconduct or poor performance of the employee. …

Employment Contract in Indonesia at Your Fingertips

Employment contract is an imperative document in Indonesia that cannot be understated. It is a legally binding agreement that regulates the terms and conditions and the employment relationship between the employee and the employer, in order to give security to both parties. Similar to many countries around the world, even though the Indonesian government has …

The Importance of Due Diligence in Indonesia

Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) are vital elements of effective customer risk management for companies, especially financial institutions in Indonesia. It can be seen in the increasing number of requests for investigations via any due diligence. CDD and EDD are also known as background checks or background reports on individuals or …