Indonesia's Supreme Court issues new regulation for handling corporate crime
17 January 2017
In the last week of 2016, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Indonesia issued a new regulation which details procedures for prosecuting corporate crime, especially with respect to enforcement. Although existing laws in Indonesia recognize corporate criminal liability, corporations are rarely brought before the court in practice.
One of the primary reasons for this is that there is no clear guidance on how to prosecute a corporation. It is expected that the newly issued Supreme Court Regulation No. 13 of 2016 regarding Procedure in Handling Corporate Crime Cases ("Regulation No. 13/2016") will be able to overcome such issues.
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