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Everyone Can Own a House

Constructing one million houses for low-income communities (LIC) is a worthy goal. The home ownership rate in Indonesia is 79% and the rest is either renting or have other arrangements. Some 12 million families do not have homes at all. Therefore, the goal is noble, the need tangible and the problem real.

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Revocation of Cultivated Land in the Special Capital Region of Jakarta

One may hear many land disputes which involve evidences of cultivated land (tanah hak garap) as the legal basis to claim the land certificates in the court. The problem beomces more complicated when the government officers issuse a statement letter which confirms that a person is the cultivator of land. Some of cultivators sometimes won…
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Construction of Low Income Communities Housing

Background On 29 December 2016, the Goverment of Republic Indonesia, has enacted the Government Regulation No. 64 of 2016 on Construction of Low Income Communities Housing (“GR 64/2016”). PP 64/2016 is the implementing regulation on Law Number 1 of 2011 on Housing and Residential Area ("Law 1/2011") and Economic Policy Package XIII on Housing for…
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Statement Letter on Former Customary Land

In the implementation of land registration, there are still many people that do not have complete evidences of land ownership. This condition causes difficulties in the land registration of former customary land (tanah bekas milik adat). Under Article 4 paragraph (1) of Minister of Agrarian/Head of National Land Agency Regulation No. 5 of 1999 on…
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Balancing Franchise Growth with Aid to SMEs

the Ministry of Trade issued a new regulation to limit the expansion of international restaurant chains, such as McDonalds, KFC and others. The regulation stipulates that the number of outlets owned and managed by either a franchisor or franchisee cannot exceed 250. However, if the company already operates 250 outlets, and would like to add more outlets above the 250 limits, the new outlets have to be franchised by way of a joint venture with a small or midsized enterprises (SMEs)

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The Ins and Outs of Joint Venture

A joint venture (JV) is a business arrangement in which two or more parties pool their resources for the purpose of accomplishing a specific task, such as a new project or other business activity. In a JV, each participant is responsible for profits, losses and costs associated with it. However, the venture is its own…
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Statement Letter on Former Customary Land

In the implementation of land registration, there are still many people that do not have complete evidences of land ownership. This condition causes difficulties in the land registration of former customary land (tanah bekas milik adat). Under Article 4 paragraph (1) of Minister of Agrarian/Head of National Land Agency Regulation No. 5 of 1999 on…
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Indonesia Lawyer – Eddy Leks on Legal Workshop of Property Law

As appeared in Kompas daily newspaper on 22 June 2017, the CEO and Managing Partner of Leks&Co, Eddy Leks, will be a facilitator on 2 days workshop organized by Kontan Academy, titled “Kupas Tuntas Aspek Hukum Properti & Pengembangannya” . The event will be held on 20 – 21 July 2017 from 09.00 – 16.00…
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