As countries around the world work to tackle the spread of Covid-19, the threat of business interruption has become real, throwing arrangements into disarray, disrupting workforce, and upsetting the global economy.
At home, the government has begun issuing various countermeasures and relief for businesses and public alike. The following is a summary of legislation and government updates issued to navigate the Covid-19 outbreak. Our team continues to assess developments, which will be issued in the weeks to come. Subscribe to receive our updates here.
Jokowi Declares Covid-19 as a National Disaster: A Force Majeure Trigger?
Following President Joko Widodo’s declaration of Covid-19 as a non-natural national disaster, we examine whether parties can invoke Covid-19 as a force majeure event based on the President’s declaration. Click here to read more.
TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Highlighting Indonesia’s E-Signature Framework in Times of Covid-19
As companies are seeking ways to continue business as usual, insofar as possible, one aspect that has come into the spotlight is the use of e-signature. In this brief, we provide a short FAQ on Indonesia’s existing e-signature framework. Click here to read more.
Chandra M. Hamzah
Zacky Zainal Husein
AHP Client Alert is a publication of Assegaf Hamzah & Partners. It brings an overview of selected Indonesian laws and regulations to the attention of clients but is not intended to be viewed or relied upon as legal advice. Clients should seek advice of qualified Indonesian legal practitioners with respect to the precise effect of the laws and regulations referred to in AHP Client Alert. Whilst care has been taken in the preparation of AHP Client Alert, no warranty is given as to the accuracy of the information it contains and no liability is accepted for any statement, opinion, error or omission.