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Mochamad Fachri is an Associate Partner in Baker McKenzie, Jakarta office.

New omnibus law introduces higher administrative penalties and repeals criminal sanctions for Anti-monopoly Law violations
Competition authority issues new merger control guidelines

The Omnibus Law on Job Creation was passed on 5 October and is expected to take effect within 30 days, or sooner upon signing by the President. The Omnibus Law also amends other several provisions of the Anti-monopoly Law in relation to appeals and other penalties for Anti-monopoly Law violations. Issued on 6 October 2020, the ICC’s new merger control guidelines provide clarity on current practice and also introduce new guidance on a number of procedural and substantive issues.

This update was published on 16 October 2020 as part of our quarterly newsletter, Asia Pacific Competition Highlights. Click here to access the full report, which covers the most notable antitrust developments across 11 Asia Pacific jurisdictions.

In brief This client alert covers a new guideline on assessment of mergers, acquisitions and consolidations (“2020 Merger Guide”) that was issued by the Business Competition Supervisory Commission of Indonesia (“KPPU”) on 6 October. The KPPU is authorized to review merger, acquisition and consolidation transactions under Law No. 5 of…

On Monday, 14 October, the Indonesian Business Competition Supervisory Commission published its Regulation Number 3 of 2019 on Assessment of Merger or Consolidation of Business Entities or Share Acquisitions of Companies (“KPPU Regulation 3/2019”). As per the unfortunate usual practice, this regulation was published late as it actually came into…