OVERVIEW


After much debate, Law No. 11 of 2020 on Job Creation was finally enacted on 2 November 2020. In anticipation of the questions that will arise, we will be launching a series of client update titled "Omnibus Law 2020: Overview Series" within the upcoming weeks. The updates will dissect and discuss the various elements and issues of the Omnibus Law.

We continue to monitor this evolving situation, with various teams currently examining the bill to produce updates that are relevant to you. As always, we are committed to supporting you with advice and guidance. You can find a list of our past client alerts on our AHP Newsletters.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our attorneys or the BD team at BD@ahp.id.

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MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS


Just in Time, Indonesia's Priority Investment List is Set to Boost Economic Growth

17 March 2021

As part of the implementing regulations to the Omnibus Law (Law No. 11 of 2020), the government introduces a new investment list to replace the Negative Investment List under Presidential Regulation No. 44 of 2016 and Presidential Regulation No. 76 of 2007. The new investment list, aptly titled Priority Investment List, is issued under Presidential Regulation No. 10 of 2021 on Investment Business Activities.

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Shift to Risk-Based Licensing Set to Transform Indonesia's Investment Climate

15 March 2021

Following the enactment of Law No. 11 of 2020, commonly known as the Omnibus Law, the government has introduced the necessary implementing regulations to the law. Of the proposed changes under the Omnibus Law, one, in particular, will affect all businesses, namely the shift from a commitment-based licensing regime to a risk-based licensing regime. The new regime is reflected under Government Regulation No. 5 of 2021 on the Implementation of Risk-Based Business Licenses. It is aimed to administer a more streamlined and efficient business licensing process, and in some instances, even removing the licensing requirement for certain businesses.

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How the Omnibus Law will Simplify Investment in Indonesia

21 October 2020

Many hoped that investing in Indonesia will be simpler for investors after the Omnibus Law becomes effective. One of the ways in which the Omnibus Law seeks to simplify investment in Indonesia is by maximising the potential of the One Stop Service ("OSS") system. Despite being in operation since 2018, the OSS still operates in conjunction with manual licensing application or process. Investors often have to juggle both processes to achieve the desired outcome.

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