There are two main market entry options available for foreign investors looking to expand into Indonesia: a Limited Liability Company and a Representative Office. In this article, we discuss the Indonesian Limited Liability Company or Penanaman Modal Asing (PT PMA).
On September 1, 2018, Malaysia will re-introduce the Sales and Services Tax (SST), replacing the three-year-old Goods and Services Tax (GST). Read our latest Regulatory Brief to know more about this levy.
Despite rising salaries, minimum wages in the majority of ASEAN countries remain significantly lower than those in the developed economies of the world. In this article, we highlight the latest statutory minimum wage levels in each of the ASEAN states with the exception of Brunei and Singapore, which do not have a mandatory minimum wage.
In this article, South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk highlights the measures companies should adopt to protect their IP rights in Singapore’s ICT industry.
Bank Indonesia, the country’s central bank recently announced a relaxation of the loan-to-value (LTV) and financing-to-value (FTV) ratios in the real estate sector. The move, which will come into effect from August 1, 2018, will reduce the down payment obligations of property buyers.
Bank Indonesia (BI), the country’s central bank recently raised its key interest rate for the second time within a span of just two weeks. The move is seen as an attempt to arrest the volatility of the Rupiah, the country’s currency as well as to prevent the outflow of capital from the archipelagic nation.
In this article, South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk highlights the measures companies should adopt to protect their IP rights in Indonesia’s food and beverage industry.
In this article, South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk highlights the measures companies should adopt to protect their design rights in ASEAN.
The China-Cambodian Double Taxation Treaty (DTT) entered into force on January 26, 2018, and will be applicable to income received on or after January 1, 2019. Read our article to know about the key highlights of the treaty.
The Lao government has increased the country’s monthly minimum wage from Kip 900,000 (US$108) to Kip 1,100,000 (US$132) with effect from May 1, 2018. While this is the third such raise in the last eight years, the revised wages are still significantly lower than those in neighboring countries in ASEAN.