10 January 2024   Client Update: Immigration NEW FACE OF EVISA (ELECTRONIC VISA) IN INDONESIA  Introduction In the ever-evolving international travel landscape, governments around the world are recognizing the need for efficient and streamlined visa application processes. Indonesia, that has shown great appreciation and interest for foreign investors, has recently taken a significant leap forward…

11 October 2023   MNP Clients’ Alert – Indonesia Bans E-Commerce Activities on Social Media Overview of Minister of Trade (MOT) Regulation No. 31 of 2023   Since 2022, the growth rate of e-commerce activities on social media platforms in Indonesia has been rapidly increasing. Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, just to name a few, launched its…

International Sanctions Screening

21 June 2023 Compliance Bulletin – June 2023 International Sanctions Screening   Sanctions screening is the process of determining whether a country sanctions a person, company, or other entity. In the financial services industry, this process would normally be part of the KYC (know-your-customers) process. Historically, sanctions screening has been a blind spot for business…

5 July 2023 Clients’ Highlight Fly High SATRIA-1, Congratulations Indonesia   The launching can be watched at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLWFynU1X6g For decades, Indonesia was mainly dependent on Palapa broadband services. Palapa is a series of satellites launched by Indonesia to support television connection and domestic broadband, and it was firstly launched in 1976 and lastly launched in…

Digital Nomad Visa

28 June 2023   Immigration Bulletin – June 2023 Digital Nomad Visa – The Overview, the Challenges, and Viable Solution for Digital Nomads   Covid-19 defined a “new normal” for the world. It shaped not only the world’s view about health protocol but also the working culture. Companies have moved from traditional work arrangement (i.e.,…