ICC WILL FILE A CASSATION OVER GRAB CASE.
The Indonesian Competition Commission (ICC) will file a cassation appeal over the decision of the South Jakarta District Court that canceled the sanction in the form of fine for PT Solusi Transportasi Indonesia (GRAB) and PT Indonesia Transportation Technology (TPI) on September 25, 2020. ICC is currently studying the statements of the Panel of Judges of the South Jakarta District Court and is preparing a cassation petition, while awaiting the excerpts of such District Court ruling. It is targeted that the application for cassation can be filed in the first week of October 2020.
As we know it, ICC decided Case Number 13/KPPU-I/2019 on July 2, 2020 by imposing a sanction for the violation of Article 14 and Article 19 sub-article (d) of Law Number 5 Year 1999 on GRAB and TPI in special rental transportation services relating to the provision of the Grab App software application operated in the Greater Jakarta areas (Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi), Makassar, Medan, and Surabaya. Based on the violation, GRAB was subject to fines amounting to IDR7.5 billion for the violation of Article 14 and IDR22.5 billion for the violation of Article 19 sub-article (d), while TPI was subject to fines amounting to IDR4 billion and IDR15 billion for the violation of the two articles. Against such ruling, Reported Parties has lodged an objection to the South Jakarta District Court.