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Independence activists in Papua jailed for treason
Posted on 20 Mar 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

JAKARTA Indonesia (AP) - A court in the restive Indonesian province of Papua has sentenced five independence activists to prison for treason. A court in Papua's capital, Jayapura, on Friday gave each of the five a Full version (available to lexis... Read More

D.C. Circuit Expands Federal Court Jurisdiction over Foreign Activities of U.S. Companies
Posted on 21 Jul 2011 by Troutman Sanders

By: Mark E. Nagle , Julie Mendoza , Donald B. Cameron, Jr. , Jeff M. Cohen The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Doe v. Exxon Mobil Corporation [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version... Read More

Clean Development Mechanism for Indonesia's Geothermal Industry
Posted on 4 Nov 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

by Sigit Ardianto, Gita Syahrani and Ahmad Fikri Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has not received enough priority within Indonesia's legislation after its Kyoto Protocol ratification in 2004. Despite the "Bali Action Plan" and the... Read More

Hamud M. Balfas on the Financial Services Authority Law and Its Impact on the Distribution of Financial Products in Indonesia
Posted on 8 Oct 2012 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

by Hamud M. Balfas Excerpt: On 22 November 2011, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudoyono finally signed the Financial Services Authority bill ( Otoritas Jasa Keuangan , or the OJK), enacting Law No. 21/2011 (Law 21). Law 21 was enacted to... Read More

Indonesia court mulls blasphemy law
Posted on 19 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

JAKARTA Indonesia - (APINTL) Hundreds of Indonesian police deployed to the constitutional court Monday as judges read their verdict on a controversial blasphemy law that if overturned, would open the door for new religions and sects to worship freely... Read More

Indonesia court upholds blasphemy law
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

JAKARTA Indonesia - (AP) Indonesia's constitutional court upheld a controversial blasphemy law Monday that critics say limits religious freedom in the world's largest Muslim-majority country, ruling that the law is vital to religious harmony.... Read More

As they fold, Indonesia garment makers blame China
Posted on 26 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

JAKARTA, Indonesia - (AP) Mufardi Rusli's neighbors hunch over tables covered in brightly colored fabric, the whirring of their sewing machines echoing across his Jakarta neighborhood. For Rusli, the sound is a bitter reminder of the $2 line of jackets... Read More

Indonesia takes US ban on clove cigarettes to WTO
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

GENEVA - (AP) Indonesia on Tuesday asked the World Trade Organization to investigate whether U.S. tobacco control laws are illegally preventing imports of clove-flavored cigarettes to the United States. Jakarta said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's... Read More

Southeast Asian Laws Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (SoEA)

Welcome to LexisNexis South East Asian Laws Toolbox , the law toolbox that brings you LexisNexis content available for the nations of South East Asia, excluding the Peoples’ Republic of China. You will find below the legal content and analysis that... Read More