Archive for February, 2016


Indonesian Regulatory Framework for Real Estate Investment Funds

By Michael S. Carl and Miftahul Khairi In late 2015, the Indonesian Minister of Finance issued Regulation No. 200/PMK.03/2015 regarding Tax Treatment of Taxpayers and Taxable Entrepreneurs Using Specified Collective Investment Contract Schemes for the Enhancement of the Finance Sector (MOF Reg. 200). The stated aim of this regulation is to encourage the growth of [...]


Re-Evaluation of Clean and Clear Status for Mining Licenses in Indonesia

By Michael S. Carl and Florence G. Santoso In connection with the transfer of mining authority from Regents/Mayors to Governors[1] and from Regents/Mayors and Governors to the Indonesian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (“MEMR“)[2] pursuant to the New Regional Government Law[3], the MEMR is conducting another review of existing mining licenses (known as IUPs) [...]


Indonesia Widens Door to Foreign Investment

By Ira A. Eddymurthy and Alvin Suryohadiprojo The Indonesian government released its tenth economic policy package on February 12, 2016, with a focus on boosting foreign direct investment into Indonesia and protecting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and cooperatives. The package offers hints of the coming revisions to the Negative Investment List, commonly known as [...]

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SSEK Highly Ranked in 2016 Chambers Asia-Pacific

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants earned seven firm rankings in the 2016 Chambers Asia-Pacific directory of the leading law firms in the region. Six SSEK lawyers received individual rankings across five practice areas. SSEK was recognized as a leading firm in Indonesia in Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Projects & Energy, Real Estate and [...]

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Legal Alert January 2016

Please find the new Legal Alert for January 2016. The SSEK Legal Alert is a monthly survey designed to keep you up to date with the latest legal developments in Indonesia.


SSEK to Speak at Free Employment Law Webinar

You are Invited to a Free 90-Minute Webinar Sponsored by the Employment Law Alliance “What Employers in Asia/Pacific Need to Know about Monitoring Employee Off-Duty Conduct and Use of Social Media” You are invited to a free 90-minute webinar on Wednesday, February 24 and/or Thursday, February 25 entitled, “What Employers in Asia/Pacific Need to Know [...]


SSEK Partner a Speaker at Doing Business Across Asia Conference

Ira A. Eddymurthy, a founding partner of SSEK Legal Consultants, was a speaker at the recent Doing Business Across Asia: Legal Convergence in an Asian Century conference organized by the Singapore Academy of Law on January 21 and 22. The conference was attended by policy makers, regulators, members of the judiciary, and top leaders from [...]

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Indonesian Financial Services Authority Re-Regulates Rights Issues

By Ira A. Eddymurthy and Miftahul Khairi In late December 2015, the Indonesian Financial Services Authority (“OJK”) issued Regulation No. 32/POJK.04/2015 regarding Rights Issue (“New Rights Issue Rule”). The New Rights Issue Rule came into effect on December 22, 2015. It integrates provisions concerning rights issues and the form and content of the registration statement [...]


New Partner Announcement

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants is pleased to announce the promotion of our new partner, Syahdan Z. Aziz, effective January 1, 2016. Syahdan’s areas of practice include oil and gas law, energy and natural resources, mergers and acquisitions, foreign capital investment, infrastructure and general corporate matters. Syahdan joined SSEK in early 2005. He received his Bachelor [...]

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Update on Indonesian Employment Law

Richard D. Emmerson, a senior foreign legal advisor at SSEK Legal Consultants, has contributed the Indonesia chapter to Asia Employment Law, a quarterly review of employment law developments across 15 jurisdictions in Asia. The review is designed to help legal and human resources advisors stay up to date on employment-related legal developments around Asia. In [...]