Indonesian Competition Authority Revises Merger Control Thresholds and Introduces Filing Fee

Indonesia’s Competition Commission (the KPPU) has issued a new merger control regulation with revised thresholds for triggering a merger filing in Indonesia. The changes include, among other things, removing the filing requirement for transactions that do not have a significant impact on the Indonesian market, which had contributed to a lengthy backlog in cases being handled by the KPPU over the past few years.

In tandem, the government has for the first time introduced a fee for making merger filings. Continue reading