The New Criminal Code became the first piece of legislation passed into Law in 2023 and was promulgated on 2 January as Law No. 1 of 2023.
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On September 14, 2020, the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York recognized the Indonesian court-supervised restructuring plan for the Indonesian Duniatex textiles group ("Duniatex Group") under Chapter 151. Chapter 15 is a powerful and accessible tool for protection under the US Bankruptcy Code for non-US debtors facing litigation claims in the US.
The Indonesian Supreme Court has reinstated the right of secured creditors to file a bankruptcy and suspension of payment (Penundaan Kewajiban Pembayaran Utang or PKPU) process.
The Indonesian Supreme Court has provided guidance on the availability of the key restructuring process in Indonesia – the examination process of a suspension of payment or restructuring (Penundaan Kewajiban Pembayaran Utang or PKPU). The guidance comes amidst a challenging economic climate and limits the remedies available to secured creditors by preventing secured creditors from initiating a PKPU.
PKPU as a Restructuring Channel
Supreme Court issued guidelines on bankruptcy and suspension of debt repayment – you might want to rethink your options.
The highest judiciary authority in Indonesia, the Supreme Court (Mahkamah Agung, MA), recently issued MA Decree No. 3/KMA/SK/I/2020 on the Guidelines on the Handling of Bankruptcy and Suspension of Debt Payment Proceedings (the Guideline). This Guideline sets out, among others:
The Financial Services Authority (OJK) has issued the first regulation on the dissolution, liquidation and bankruptcy of insurance companies. On 11 December 2015, enacted Regulation No. 28/POJK.05/2015 on Dissolution, Liquidation and Bankruptcy of Insurance Companies, Syariah Insurance Companies, Reinsurance Companies and Syariah Reinsurance Companies (POJK 28). Before the enactment of POJK 28 there was no regulation within the vicinity of the insurance law on matter.
Commercial Dispute Resolution Jakarta Client Alert September 2015 Supreme Court Ruling on Bankruptcy of Bumi Asih Jaya On 9 September 2015, the Republic of Indonesia Supreme Court gave its ruling on the cassation application submitted by the Financial Services Authority ("OJK") regarding the bankruptcy petition against PT Asuransi Jiwa Bumi Asih Jaya ("BAJ"), one of the oldest insurance company in Indonesia. The Supreme Court ruled in favour of OJK and approved the bankruptcy petition against BAJ. Under the previous regime, Law No.
The giants of Asia – Indonesia, China, and India – raise many opportunities and challenges for insolvency practitioners. Baker McKenzie’s own Andi Kadir spoke this morning about some of the solutions to those problems, showcasing his significant experience with insolvency reforms and opportunities in Indonesia.
Andi highlighted the benefits of the Penundaan Kewajiban Pembayaran Utang regime as a restructuring tool in Indonesia. A PKPU is a debtor in possession mechanism, somewhat like a blend of a US Chapter 11 administration with aspects of the insolvency laws of the Netherlands.
The Chairman of the Supreme Court has just issued a decree on judicial guidelines for bankruptcy and court supervised restructuring (PKPU) processes ("Supreme Court Decree"), which sets out how Commercial Court judges are to manage bankruptcy and PKPU cases.