Category: Law

Latest on the Troubled Fikasa Group

The Salim siblings, children of the late Kayo Salim (patron of Fikasa Group), have been found guilty by the Pekanbaru District Court for being proven guilty of investment fraud earlier this year. Assets related to the convicts...

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Bintang Delapan Wahana Lawsuits

Towards the end of last week, PT Bintangdelapan Wahana (PT BDW), part of Bintang Delapan Group, one of the largest groups in the nickel industry, filed three lawsuits to the Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN). The lawsuits were filed against the Minister of Investment/Head of the Investment Coordinating Board. What happened?

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The Kardus Durian Case and Cak Imin

In recent weeks, the corruption case dubbed as the ‘kardus durian’ case which allegedly involved the General Chairman of the National Awakening Party (PKB) Muhaimin Iskandar (who is familiarly called Cak Imin) has been widely reported. This case was uncovered more than a decade ago when Cak Imin was still serving as minister of Manpower and Transmigration, several people had even been convicted, including Cak Imin’s subordinates. That said, the statement made by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) claiming to continue investigating the case was very interesting. Why is the KPK making this statement now?

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The Palapa Ring Dispute

Thanks to the announcement of investigation into allegations of corruption by the Attorney General’s Office (AGO), the public is increasingly aware that there are many projects being carried out by the Government in its efforts to expand the internet network so that it can reach regions outside the island of Java. However, the problem is not only related to allegations of corruption. It turns out that the parties involved in similar projects are also involved in disputes, for example the dispute which we found out recently.

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On Salt Import Corruption : New Suspect

The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) continue developing the investigation into allegation of irregularities in the provision of salt import quota since 2016. This week, the AGO announced a new suspect, who is the managing director of one of the company mentioned in the report on alleged cartel-like practice in the salt industry previously investigated by the Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU) in 2018. By this week, the case had ensnared six suspects. 

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KPK Latest Investigation

An interesting news came from the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK). The commission is reported to have named a police officer as suspect in the case of alleged bribery, but interestingly, this case is different from the...

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Peace for Meratus Line

One of the largest shipping companies in the country, PT Meratus Line, have to face a debt restructuring process (PKPU) since May 2022. The process was accompanied with dispute with the creditors who filed the lawsuit and a...

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Wanda Hamidah v. Japto Soerjosoemarno

The forced execution attempt by several parties on the house where the family of prominent actress and Golkar politician Wanda Hamidah, who just joined from competitor NasDem Party, lived shocked the public over a month ago. The other party involved in the dispute is Japto Soerjosoemarno, patron of the notorious mass organization, Pemuda Pancasila, who also endorses Anies Baswedan, former governor of Jakarta, as president candidate in 2024 election. With the support of the Central Jakarta city government, Japto claims to have rights over the land and building where Wanda family’s house is located.

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On the Budget Mafia Case : New Suspect

It has been nearly five years since the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) uncovered a case of alleged corruption dubbed as the Budget Mafia Case. The case later ensnared civil servants at the Ministry of Finance as the key individual suspects. The series of trial left many speechless after dozens of regions and their respective regional leaders were allegedly involved and eventually were found guilty. The KPK, however, didn’t stop investigating. This week, the commission named a new suspect on the case in Pegunungan Arfak, West Papua/Papua Barat. 

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Challenging the Law on Personal Data Protection

The Bill on Personal Data Protection (RUU PDP) – which was agreed to become Law during the plenary deliberation on Sept. 20, 2022, is long awaited. This decision received a lot of praise, especially considering the Government has been and is facing various cyber attacks in recent years. But it didn’t take long for this newly enacted Law to run into legal trouble. 

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Supreme Court Decision on the Troubled KSP Intidana 

Back in September 2022, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) conducted a Sting Operation which revealed a confusing and prolonged dispute within KSP Intidana. Two of the suspects named by the KPK were part of Intidana, by then we wonder why they insisted to seek for Intidana bankruptcy. This week, we learned that the Supreme Court had annulled the disputed decision and reinstated Intidana to its pre-bankruptcy status. This decision is interesting because just one week ago the KPK confirmed that they had named another Supreme Court Justice as a suspect in this case, making him the second Justice to be named a graft suspect. 

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