OVERVIEW TELECOMMUNICATION IN INDONESIA
The development of the telecommunications sector in Indonesia is characterized by the emergence of various telecommunication service provider in specially telecommunication cellular provider. Many of users interested use of telecommunications services make competitive telecommunication provider provides the best service.
The development of increasingly sophisticated telecommunication technology, the Telecommunications Sector has the complex arrangements in the laws of Indonesia, not only regarding the Organization of telecommunications, it also concerns the content of the telecommunication related with Intellectual property rights or the related customer service who related consumer protection regulation.
Specially in the organized of Telecommunications, Indonesia has regulated among with law No. 36 of 1999 in telecommunication and government regulation No. 52 of 2000 in the organized telecommunication.
The complexity regulation in telecommunications sector, requires the organizer of telecommunications industry for knowing every aspect not only regarding the Organization of telecommunications, it also concerns the content of the telecommunication related with Intellectual property rights or the related customer service who related consumer protection regulation and the other law aspect.
Realization of BP Lawyers’s clients’ objective is the foremost consideration. BP Lawyers’s people are all experienced and dedicated to the full achievement of our clients’ objectives by assisting clients to find their main goals, providing active advisory assistance, strategy advisement, and creative support with quick responses around the clock.
With recognition of entrepreneurial spirit, and high standards of service and ethics, we have been very successful in providing timely and cost-effective representation of our clients. We also believe that complicated legal issues may not always demand complicated solutions, but they certainly demand creativity and the cooperation of lawyers mastering different areas of the law.
INVOLVEMENT IN THE THE LABOR SECTOR
BP Lawyers has longstanding experience and expertise in all aspect of telecommunication sector. We have been retained by numerous multinational and domestic companies to assist in various stages to solve problem related telecommunication sector in Indonesia, such as:
- PT Telekomunikasi Seluler (Telkomsel);
RECENT EXPERIENCE IN TELECOMMUNICATION
- Representing a telecommunication company on ring back tone case against Collecting before the Commercial Court of the Central Jakarta District Court.
- Representing a telecommunication company on consumer loss claim before Tangerang District Court.
- Representing a telecommunication company as the petitioner in the proceeding before the Central Jakarta District Court against the Decision of the Business Competition Supervisory Body (KPPU) to alleged violations of certain provisions of Law No. 5 of 1999.
A. HOURLY FEE SYSTEM
This is the most common method by which our office charges fees to clients. Under this system we charge clients for the actual time spent by our lawyers that are assigned to the case. Currently the hourly charges of our lawyers are:
|Partner||Ranging From IDR 3,000,000/Hour|
|Associate||Ranging From IDR 2,000,000 to IDR 2,500,000/Hour|
By this method, we will charge clients monthly in arrear (except that for new clients, we normally require a deposit, the amount of which would depend on the case).
B. PROJECT FEE SYSTEM
This system would be beneficial to the client for transactions that are normally standard and can be readily quantifiable. In this system we would quote a lump sum fee (IDR 30,000,000 – 150,000,000) for the whole project with details of the scope of works covered. Any work beyond the scope of work or time beyond a capped limit would be charged separately. In order to set on appropriate lump sum fee, we would firstly have to know the scope of work required by the client.
C. RETAINER FEE SYSTEM
In this system the client pays us a fixed retainer monthly/annually, which will allow the client to utilize our services up to a pre-set time limit during the retainer period. Any time beyond the set limit will be charged additionally based on the applicable hourly fees of the lawyers handling the case (however with a pre-agreed discount). This system will provide the client with substantial savings if we are utilized effectively.
More details for of the retainer arrangement will be set forth in the retainer agreement.
Please note that all the fee systems above require the client to pay out-of- pocket expenses (e.g. traveling, long distance calls, photocopies, faxes, etc.).
We believe our experience and expertise in this area of law will support each client’s objectives of achieving the best possible outcome, whether it be precautionary of any business interruption or seeking first step of remedies for avoiding litigation case.