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TOWARDS THE NEW NORMAL IN INDONESIA
The Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan decided to extend the Semi Lockdown period...
The Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan decided to extend the Semi Lockdown period, known as the large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), to the end of June 2020. During the extension the Jakarta government will start allowing certain businesses or public places, e.g. malls, house of worships and restaurants, to resume their activities on a limited capacity basis. This is to achieve smooth transition to the New Normal Policy (as discussed in our previous alert). As of Monday, June 8 2020, the auth...
THE INDONESIAN GOVERNMENT WILL IMPLEMENT A “NEW NORMAL” POLICY TO DEAL WITH THE COVID-19 SITUATION
The number of COVID-19 cases has continued to increase in the South East Asian ...
The number of COVID-19 cases has continued to increase in the South East Asian region, including Indonesia, and has now reached more than 24,000¹ cases in total. Despite this situation, the Indonesian Government will soon implement a “new normal” policy starting from June 5, 2020. Based on this policy, on May 20, the Indonesian Health Minister, Terawan Agus Putranto, signed a set of rules concerning preventive and control measures in offices and factories to combat COVID-19. These rules will ...
COVID-19 and the Doctrines of Impossibility, Impracticability, and Frustration in English-Language Contracts
In a previous article on English-language contracts("COVID-19 and Force Majeure...
In a previous article on English-language contracts("COVID-19 and Force Majeure Clauses"), we discussed force majeure clauses in light of the huge, disruptive impact the coronavirus disease COVID-19 has had on global commerce. As may be recalled, where a party for reasons beyond its control is unable to perform its obligations due to an exceptional unforeseeable event and its contract has a force majeure clause, that party might be able to rely on this provision to excuse the temporary suspensi...
COVID-19 IMPACT IN INDONESIA
On 31 March 2020, President Joko Widodo declared a national public health emerge...
On 31 March 2020, President Joko Widodo declared a national public health emergency status regarding the COVID-19 outbreak.¹As a follow up measure to manage and mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia, the Indonesian Government on the same day issued new policies and regulations regarding the (i) Large-scale Social Restriction (Pembatasan Sosial Berskala Besar) (“GR No. 21 of 2020”)² and (ii) the State Finance Policy and Financial System Stability (Kebijakan Keuangan Negara d...
COVID-19 and Force Majeure Clauses in English-language Contracts
The rapid spread of coronavirus disease COVID-19 has had a huge impact on busi...
The rapid spread of coronavirus disease COVID-19 has had a huge impact on businesses around the world. Production losses, disrupted supply chains, and other interruptions to commercial operations are just some of the far-reaching economic consequences of COVID-19 (declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization). While endeavoring to ensure the safety and care of their employees is a priority, companies also may wish to review their English-language contracts for clauses that may apply if...