How Is Company Formation in Indonesia? A Short and Easy Guide for Foreign Investors

How Is Company Formation in Indonesia? A Short and Easy Guide for Foreign Investors
How Is Company Formation in Indonesia? A Short and Easy Guide for Foreign Investors

Are you interested in doing business in Indonesia? Besides investing in existing public companies through Indonesia Stock Exchange, you can invest in Indonesia by establishing a new business entity since the company formation in Indonesia is open for both Indonesian nationals and foreign investors.

The process of forming a new company for both Indonesians and foreigners is also similar, even though the status of the company may be different. Indonesian nationals may set up a company in sectors which are closed for foreign investment, while foreigners are only allowed to establish a foreign-owned company (PT PMA).

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Copyright Infringement Lawyers Indonesia

Copyright Infringement Lawyers
Copyright Infringement Lawyers

Regarding intellectual property rights as well as copyright infringement, it is unavoidably attached to legal matters. So, whether you are a copyright owner attempting to enforce your rights, or you are accused of infringing on the copyright rights of others, you need to be accompanied with copyright infringement lawyers or a law firm with adequate knowledge, competence, and experiences in this area.

Copyright Protection

Just like any valuable property, your intellectual property deserves proper protection. Especially in this digital era, in which your copyrighted assets can be stolen at the click of a mouse. It is highly recommended to secure a copyright registration, to avoid disputes regarding ownership and to stop the act of infringements by others.

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The Procedures of Copyright Claim in Indonesia

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Copyright is an important part of intellectual property. It gives the creators legal control and permission to produce, multiply, as well as sell or distribute their works to the public. In Indonesia, the regulation of copyright is specifically arranged under the Copyright Law. The law is a complete package which consists of anything related to copyright regulation in the country, from general to transitional provision.

One of the matters included in the Copyright Law is copyright claim, that is, a privileged demand of a creator to register and protect their works under the Directorate General of Intellectual Property. In accordance with it, this article will discuss two main aspects of a copyright claim in Indonesia: copyright submission and registration for original work, and claim for copyright violation.

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What Is PMA Company in Indonesia: Definition, Sectors, and Regulation

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What is PMA company in Indonesia? Those who are interested in investing in Indonesia likely want to know about it. PMA (Penanaman Modal Asing) is an Indonesian term referring to a company fully or partially owned by foreigners. It’s different from foreign companies’ representative office because it can obtain a license to do a full-business, not simply local customer care and research like a representative office does.

PMA company is a legal entity in which foreign investors can invest and do their business in the country. It has the same as rights and liabilities as any other company in Indonesia. The owner of the company is minimum two—either an individual or legal entity such as investment company or government. The organization structure must consist of at least one director and one commissioner. PMA can also employ foreign workers as long as they obtain the permit to do so.

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The Guidelines to Opening a Personal Bank Account in Indonesia Without Residence Permits

The Guidelines to Opening a Personal Bank Account in Indonesia Without Residence Permits
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If you are a foreigner in Indonesia and need to do some banking transactions, you might want to open a personal account at a local bank there. However, there are usually some procedures that make this difficult, especially when you do not have KIMS or KITAS (a limited residency permit card) and KITAP (a permanent resident permit). Here you will find out some solutions on opening a personal bank account in Indonesia without residence permits.

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The general procedures for opening a personal bank account in Indonesia

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