Update Your Data Changes

For administrative control of the presence and activities of foreigners in Indonesia territory, the Indonesia Government stipulates a policy that every foreigner residing in Indonesia is required to report any data changes in civil status (birth, marriage, divorce, and death), citizenship, occupation, guarantor or change of address and passport as regulated in article 71 (a) […]

EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

The European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) took effect on August 1 paving the way for increased trade between the EU and Vietnam. The EVFTA is an ambitious pact providing almost 99 percent of the elimination of custom duties between the EU and Vietnam. As per the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), the FTA is expected to help increase […]

How to register a trademark in Indonesia

How to register a trademark in Indonesia – According the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a trademark is a sign which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of an enterprise from those of other companies (1). Trademarks are protected by intellectual property rights.  In Indonesia, trademark registration is regulated under Law Number 15 […]

EU-Singapore free trade agreement

“The first bilateral trade agreement with a Southeast Asian country” – Juncker, 2019 On the 19thof October 2019, the EU signed the first bilateral trade agreement with a Southeast Asian country: Singapore.  Singapore is the EU’s 14th largest trade in goods partner and the EU’s largest trading partner in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). It represents […]