The Indonesian government has indicated that it plans to bring in 'tax minimums' for companies that continue to operate in the country despite reporting losses year after year.
Siti Nurbaya, the Indonesian environment minister, plans to be directly involved in appealing the court's decision in favour of PT Bumi Mekar Hijau (BMH), a plantation firm accused of clearing land with fire in South Sumatra.
The website of the Palembang District Court in Southern Sumatra has been hacked, in protest of a recent decision to throw out an Indonesian government lawsuit levelled against pulp and paper company PT Bumi Mekar Hijau.
South East Asia's largest law firm, Rajah & Tann, is planning to send more lawyers to other jurisdictions as growth there continues to outstrip the growth that is possible within Singapore.
The mayor of Surabaya, the departure point for crashed flight QZ8501, has offered to deliver advice through local academics to grieving families after it crashed into the Java Sea on 28 December with 162 people aboard.
Nishimura & Asahi, Japan's biggest law firm, is spreading into the Indonesian market by setting up an associate office with local practice Rosetini & Partners.
The Indonesian subsidiary of US mining company Newmont is seeking an international arbitration against the Indonesian government even though lawyers say the challenge could backfire.