KPPU-KPK Commitment To Track Down Cartel.
Commision for the Supervision of Business Competition (KPPU) come to Corruption Eradication Commission’s (KPK) building to attend the joint meetings between the leadership of the Commissions. KPPU represented by the Chairman of KPPU M. Syarkawi Rauf, Sa’idah Sakwan and Sukarmi, received directly by the leaders of the Commission, Chairman of KPK Agus Rahardjo, Vice Chairman Laode M. Syarif, Saut Situmorang, and Alexander Marwata.
In a press conference conducted directly at the lobby of the KPK building, Laode called for three points realization of institutional cooperation between KPPU and KPK, which in the future can strengthen the relationship between KPPU and KPK, as well as strengthening the law in Indonesia, “Realization of joint investigation KPK-KPPU as an important point in the cooperation KPPU and KPK, in addition to the exchange of the data is also important in the process of inquiry and investigation, so the KPPU and KPK will further strengthen cooperation in the exchange of this information, the last point is how KPK fully supports the process of strengthening the KPPU’s institution “, clearly Laode.
Syarkawi added, in the process of enforcement of competition law in Indonesia, KPPU can not work alone, as well as KPK. Both institutions in tandem to implement the rule of law in Indonesia, “Join investigation between KPPU and KPK is the objective one, where there is a business competition cases that indicate corruption in it, KPPU and KPK have to work together to look into it. Conversely, matter-of corruption cases involving competition law in it, we will investigate together “, he explained.
The three pillars of institutional cooperation, which is one form of the exchange of data and information, necessary to further strengthen the evidence of corruption and cases concerning competition law. “So many cartel cases in this country, join investigation is also needed to increased provide legal certainty for business actors that conduct their business in Indonesia”, added Syarkawi. (IPW)