Yang & Co. is an Indonesian law firm that provides a broad range of legal services to meet the need of clients. We are committed to providing high quality legal service with a high degree of attention to its clients. Our
practical knowledge and experiences allow us to provide comprehensive legal services to our clients.
Yang & Co. is a fast-growing law firm driven by experienced, reliable, professional and forward-looking partners, Ferry Yang, Marcia Wibisono and Saniah Wu. The firm was set up in March 2011.
Over the years, our lawyers have provided advice, assistance and representations to domestic and foreign clients including individuals, private and public companies, and also multinational corporations.
Yang & Co is a member of TAGLaw, a global alliance of high quality, independent law firm that helps member provide a full range of legal services to clients all over the world.
"Indonesia has become a very competitive market for consumer goods company like us. Having supported with Yang & Co's team with extensive experience and also vast networks in commercial litigation, we are certain to keep up our business against the fierce and, sometimes, unfair competition."
"Responsiveness and reliability are very important considerations to us when selecting legal services providers. Yang & Co has managed to uphold these values in the delivery of their services to us and we are glad to be able to look to them for their expertise and network from time to time."
"Yang & Co assigns a dedicated team for assisting us from A to Z in the incorporation of our subsidiary company in Indonesia. Yang & Co backs us up from foreign investment establishment, employment arrangement to comply with the labour law, to all dimensions we have to deal with related to mining services regulations."
"Yang & Co plays an important role in our Group's business affairs. As our legal counsel, Yang & Co provides us with a very professional, prudent, yet highly commercial legal advice enabling us to conclude legal agreements with our business partners with relative ease. Members of Yang & Co's legal team have been proven to be very resourceful in protecting our interests and providing us with timely and accurate legal reports which allowed us to make a more informed decisions. We look forward to working closely with Yang & Co in the future"
"Indah Kiat Pulp & Paper has established its well-known reputation and gained international acknowledgment. Nonetheless, our lawyer has to share similar international perspective and exposure. We found those qualifications in Yang & Co's team. They have assisted us with their vast knowledge and experiences in some of our financing projects, and we will certainly seek their assistance in the future."
“Yang & Co lawyers are extremely approachable. They are able to probe issues with very clear questions for very specific answers, and would be useful in cross-border matters.”
“Yang & Co. provides legal advisory services to protect our business and interest in software industry. They are professional, knowledgeable, and punctual in delivering the services.”
“We have worked with Ibu Marcia and her team since 2014. Throughout this time, we have been very impressed with the team’s professionalism and timeliness. Every member of her team carries a high level of pro-activeness and initiative to provide a constant source of advice for us. Their knowledge ability on legal matters is outstanding and Ibu Marcia is able to break down and communicate complex issues in a simple, clear and pragmatic way. The team’s high level of performance is a true testament to the culture she has built throughout her organisation. We are very happy to call Yang & Co our trusted partner.”
“EFA has been working with Yang & Co since 2016 in dealing with Indonesian matters, and they have proven to be very supportive, responsive, and accommodating in terms of meeting deadlines, working on short notices and always on the stand-by to provide assistance when needed, all of which we value very much given the nature of our business. On top of that, they also went the extra mile in keeping us constantly updated on the latest laws and regulation passed to ensure that we are kept informed and in compliance."
The COVID-19 pandemic propels e-commerce growth in Indonesia as customers have to turn to online platforms to shop amid movement restrictions and health safety. This is thus pushing more and more businesses to sell their products online. Indonesia has seen online shoppers grow to 85 million people during the pandemic, from 75 million pre-COVID-19. The country’s 2021 e-commerce gross merchandise value is projected to reach US$40 billion, which is the third highest in the world.
Recently, the Ministry of Investment (formerly Investment Coordinating Board ("BKPM")) issued the BKPM Regulation No. 4 of 2021 concerning the Guidelines and Procedures for Risk-Based Business Licensing Services and Investment Facilities ("BKPM Regulation No. 4/2021") in order to ensure the implementation of Government Regulation No. 5 of 2021 on the Organization of Risk-Based Business Licensing ("GR 5/2021"). The BKPM Regulation No. 4/2021 repeals and replaces: (i) the BKPM Regulation No. 6 of 2018 concerning Guidelines and Procedures for Investment Licensing and Facilities, as amended by the BKPM Regulation No. 5 of 2019; and (ii) the BKPM Regulation No. 1 of 2020 concerning Guidelines for the Implementation of Electronically Integrated Licensing Services ("BKPM Regulation No. 1/2020").
Commonly, the utilization of expatriates in Indonesia reflects a need for talent in certain positions. The employment of such foreign workers in Indonesia must be in accordance with the procedures for using foreign workers, as ordinarily regulated by the government and/or the Minister of Manpower. Upon the enactment of the Omnibus Law, provisions regarding foreign workers have undergone regulatory changes in the employment cluster. Following our previous newsletter, there are uncertain matters related to the use of expatriates that have not been regulated under the Omnibus Law.
The employment sector is one of the clusters that has received the most attention since the issuance of the Omnibus Law. Following our previous newsletter, there were uncertain matters that have not been regulated under the Omnibus Law considering those matters that will be further regulated under the government regulations. Finally, the government of Indonesia issued several regulations in the employment cluster to accommodate the implementation of particular provisions in the Omnibus Law. The Ministry of Manpower also unveiled a regulation to support the implementation of the relevant government regulation.
Law Office Yang & Co. (“Yang & Co”) gladly announces the appointment of Mr. Christian Yang as a new Partner in Yang & Co effective from the 9th of March 2021.