Archive for October, 2014

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SSEK Wins 3 Trophies at ALB Indonesia Law Awards

SSEK Legal Consultants was honored three times at the inaugural ALB Indonesia Law Awards, underscoring the depth and quality of the firm. SSEK was recognized as the Construction Law Firm of the Year and the Employment Law Firm of the Year. SSEK also won Real Estate Deal of the Year. Rusmaini Lenggogeni, SSEK’s managing partner, [...]


Foreign Investment in Indonesian Real Estate

By Dyah Soewito and Denny Rahmansyah Indonesia’s Agrarian Law provides that foreigners can only acquire right to use (hak pakai) title for land if they reside in Indonesia. If foreign investors wish to engage in business in Indonesia, they must establish a foreign capital investment (PMA) company. A PMA company is able to acquire a [...]


SSEK Named a Top Indonesian M&A Firm

SSEK Legal Consultants has again been recognized as one of Indonesia’s leading mergers and acquisitions firms by Asian Legal Business (ALB). The ALB rankings of top M&A firms were based on the volume, complexity and size of work, a firm’s visibility and profile in the marketplace, presence across Asia and in individual jurisdictions, and key [...]


SSEK Founding Partners Shortlisted for Asia Women in Business Law Awards

SSEK founding partners Dyah Soewito and Ira A. Eddymurthy are finalists for the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards. Ms. Soewito is a finalist in the category Best in Shipping and Ms. Eddymurthy is a finalist for Best in M&A and Private Equity. The Asia Women in Business Law Awards recognize [...]


New Geothermal Energy Law: New Hope for Geothermal Energy Development in Indonesia

By Bambang Dhanisworo Indonesia is one of the world’s most volcanically active countries and among the countries with the greatest geothermal energy potential. Dwindling production of traditional energy sources such as oil and gas has the Government of Indonesia (“GOI”) seeking alternatives to maximize national energy production. That includes developing geothermal energy, which is expected [...]

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Legal Alert August 2014

Please find attached the latest Legal Alert for August 2014. SSEK’s Legal Alert is a monthly survey designed to keep you up to date with the latest legal developments in Indonesia. Click here: Legal Alert August 2014


E-Commerce Guidelines for Indonesia

Indonesia is becoming one of the most dynamic e-commerce markets in the world. With a population of 250 million, a growing middle class and more than 82 million internet users, Indonesia is attracting the interest of more investors, both foreign and domestic. SSEK’s Dewi Mayangsari and Saprita Tahir have produced a legal guide to the [...]

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SSEK Shortlisted in 9 Categories at ALB Indonesia Law Awards

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants has been announced as a finalist in nine categories at the inaugural 2014 Indonesia Law Awards. SSEK has been shortlisted for: M&A Deal of the Year Real Estate Deal of the Year Construction Law Firm of the Year Deal Firm of the Year Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year Employment [...]

Oil Regulation

Legal Guide to Oil Regulation in Indonesia

SSEK contributed the Indonesia chapter to the 2014 edition of Getting the Deal Through: Oil Regulation. SSEK partner Fitriana Mahiddin and senior associate Syahdan Z. Aziz provide a comprehensive overview of oil regulation in Indonesia. They examine issues related to exploration and production, licenses, royalties, taxation, contracts, local content rules, environmental regulations and labor rules. [...]

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SSEK Named In-House Community Firm of Year in Multiple Practice Areas

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants has been recognized as an Asian-MENA Counsel In-House Community Firm of the Year in five practice areas. The firm was also voted a joint winner in the prestigious category of Most Responsive Domestic Firm of the Year for Indonesia. SSEK, a full-service corporate and commercial law firm based in Jakarta, was [...]