The E-KTP Graft Case: Plot Twist

On March 23, 2017, the Corruption Court of the Central Jakarta District Court resumed the trial of the two defendants in the electronic identity card (E-KTP) graft case. The trial session took a surprise turn when one of the witnesses summoned by the prosecutors asked...

The E-KTP Graft Case: New Suspect

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) finally named Andi Agustinus a.k.a Andi Narogong a new suspect in the electronic identity cards (E-KTP) procurement graft case. Andi, whose name dominates the indictment prepared for the first two suspects, was detained...

Corruption in Papua: Political Conspiracy?

In the first week of February 2017, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) named the Head of Papua’s Department of Public Works Mikael Kambuaya as a suspect of corruption in the construction of Kemiri-Depapre road project. On March 22, 2017, the KPK named a...

The Trial of Amran Mustary

On March 22, 2017, the public prosecutors of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) read their demands for Amran HI Mustary, the former Head of the IX National Roads Implementing Board (BPJN IX), who is now a defendant in the Trans-Seram graft case. The case has...

The 4.4 Trillion Hunt Continues

In July 2015, the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) won the battle of Reconsideration (PK) against Yayasan Supersemar; a foundation belonging to the family of former President Soeharto. Yayasan Supersemar was found guilty of diverting State funds from the 1970s to...

Updates on Bakamla’s Corruption Case

The trial of the President Director of PT Meriel Esa Indonesia Fahmi Darmawansyah, who is allegedly involved in bribing the Maritime Security Agency (Bakamla), continues. In the hearing held on March 20, 2017, the Court summoned the other suspect in the case Eko...

Legislative Journal: UU No. 2/2017

The amendment of the Law (UU) No. 18/1999 on Construction Service was promulgated this month under UU No. 2/2017. The long-overdue amendment was initiated by the House of Representatives with the backing of the Government, with the Ministry of Public Works and...

Updates on LuLu Group’s Tax Case : More Names

The trial of Rajesh “Mohan” Rajamohanan Nair, the Managing Director of a subsidiary of Lulu Group International PT EK Prima Ekspor (EKP) continues. In the hearing held on March 20, 2017, the court heard the testimonies of key parties related to the bribery case...

Victoria Securities v. Adyaesta Ciptatama: More Obstacles

In September 2016, the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) named several suspects of corruption in the sale of right to collect debts (cessie) of the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (BPPN) involving PT Victoria Securities Indonesia (VSI) and PT Adyaesta...

Taxation Journal: PMK No. 39/PMK.03/2017

By the end of March 2017, the Tax Amnesty Program will come to an end. The Ministry of Finance already have plans to further regulate on taxation issues. One of the regulatory products to be published is the Law on Tax Information Exchange Agreement or Automatic...
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