Category: Law

On the Steel Import Corruption

Throughout 2022, the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) uncovered at least three cases of alleged corruption related to the export-import sector, one of which escaped the attention of national media outlets. There was alleged corruption in the steel import sector. In the middle of the same year, the AGO named three suspects including another official of the Ministry of Trade and in addition to six corporate suspects. Interesting things happened during the court proceedings.

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Latest Lawsuit against Satgas BLBI: The Harjonos

The Satuan Tugas Penanganan Hak Tagih Negara Dana Bantuan Likuiditas Bank Indonesia (Satgas BLBI) commenced confiscation of asset they believed are related to Setiawan and Hendrawan Harjono of Bank Aspac back in July 2023. The manager of the asset denied involvement in the scandal and four months later challenge the decision through the Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN Jakarta).

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Satgas BLBI Latest Summons

The Satuan Tugas Penanganan Hak Tagih Negara Dana Bantuan Likuiditas Bank Indonesia (Satgas BLBI) only has three weeks left to work. They started to accelerate the summons of obligors who still had to settle their outstanding...

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Constitutional Court Latest Decision

After going through many obstacles accompanied by various controversies, the Constitutional Court finally decided to reject the Judicial Review application which was registered as case No. 141/PUU-XXI/2023. This application...

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Latest Lawsuit against Satgas BLBI : Cowell Development

Satuan Tugas Penanganan Hak Tagih Negara Dana Bantuan Likuiditas Bank Indonesia (Satgas BLBI), a task force under Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati’s supervision to recover funds from some businessmen related to 1997-1998 financial crisis, faces a new obstacle. With only less than a month left to work, this week, a lawsuit was registered to the Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN Jakarta) by PT Cowell Development Tbk (COWL). This is the third lawsuit filed by the troubled company within the past two months.

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More Problems in the KPK

In the midst of attacks from many directions, recently the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) openly revealed that the investigation process in two cases at the Ministry of Agriculture and a number of other cases had stalled because the follow-up was not monitored. We know that the KPK announced that there are three clusters of cases involving alleged corruption which are now ensnaring disgraced Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo and this means there are two other cases in the same Ministry that have not been resolved. Our question is of course, who caused the investigation process to stall?

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Questioning PP No. 53/2023

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo signed Government Regulation (PP) No. 53/2023 recently. The public was enraged by the provisions which were considered to provide a loophole for injustice because it allowed regional leaders to take part as presidential or vice presidential candidates in the upcoming 2024 election without having to resign from their positions. Mainstream media and the public accused that the regulation was made to accommodate Gibran Rakabuming Raka’s participation.

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KPK v POLRI : Buaya v Buaya

Less than two weeks ago, the Chief of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), Filri Bahuri, was named a suspect in the alleged extortion case committed against Syahrul Yasin Limpo (NasDem). Syahrul, who was the Minister of...

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