Archive for July, 2016

Practical Law

Practical Law: Investing in Indonesia

Rusmaini Lenggogeni and Syahdan Z. Aziz of SSEK Legal Consultants have contributed the Indonesia chapter of the Investing in … Global Guide, in association with First Law International. The Investing in … Global Guide provides a high-level overview of the key factors affecting inward investment. It provides information on legal systems, investment restrictions, tax incentives, [...]

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SSEK Advisor Recognized as Leading Labor and Employment Lawyer for Indonesia

Richard D. Emmerson has been recognized as a leading labor and employment lawyer in the 2016 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Labor, Employment & Benefits. Richard was one of only two lawyers recognized in Indonesia. Richard is the supervising advisor for SSEK’s labor and employment practice and has extensive experience working with the largest companies [...]

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SSEK Partner Ira Eddymurthy a Speaker at Peradi Gathering

Ira A. Eddymurthy, a founding partner of SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, gave an opening speech at the halal-bihalal gathering on Monday, July 25, of the Indonesian Advocates Association (Peradi). Ira is the deputy chairwoman of the International Division at Peradi. The event was attended by Bpk. Juniver Girsang and Bpk. Harry Ponto, the Chairman and [...]

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Indonesian Legal Review: Distribution

By Mohammad K. Bratawijaya The Government of Indonesia (the “GOI”) has recently issued a package of economic policies designed to remove irrelevant requirements and to deregulate and spur the growth of the Indonesian economy. The result is that more than 31 percent of licensing processes at the Ministry of Trade (the “MOT”) were eliminated by [...]

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SSEK Partner Ira Eddymurthy Recognized as Leading M&A Lawyer for Indonesia

Ira A. Eddymurthy, a founding partner of SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, has been recognized as a leading merger and acquisition lawyer in the 2016 edition of Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance. Ira leads SSEK’s M&A practice and has extensive experience working with the largest companies doing business in Indonesia. Who’s Who Legal notes that [...]

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SSEK Partners at Corporate M&A Forum in London

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants founding partners Dyah Soewito and Ira A. Eddymurthy attended the 2nd Annual Global Leaders Corporate M&A Forum in London on July 12, 2016, organized by the Global Leaders Forum. Ira co-moderated a roundtable discussion on M&A in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). The session looked at the AEC and how it [...]

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Indonesian Legal Review: Currency

By Ade B. Adamy Perhaps the most talked-about regulation in 2015 was Bank Indonesia’s regulation and circular letter on the mandatory use of Rupiah. These were Bank Indonesia Regulation No. 17/3/PBI/2015 regarding the Mandatory Use of Rupiah within the Republic of Indonesia (“BI Reg 17/2015″) and Bank Indonesia Circular Letter No. 17/11/DKSP regarding the Mandatory [...]

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Innovation and Change: Forging the New Canada-Indonesia Partnership

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), an independent, nonpartisan think tank on international governance, has released a new report, “Innovation and Change: Forging the New Canada-Indonesia Partnership.” Based on a forum involving more than 60 senior individuals from Canada and Indonesia drawn from business, think tanks, academia and civil society, and related discussions, this [...]

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SSEK Partner Ira Eddymurthy Featured in Project Finance Roundtable

Ira A. Eddymurthy, a founding partner of SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, was recognized as a leading project finance lawyer in the 2016 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Project Finance. Ira was also one of three project finance experts brought together by Who’s Who Legal as part of a roundtable to discuss issues facing project finance [...]

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Indonesian Legal Review: Geothermal

By Fransiscus Rodyanto Indonesia’s geothermal resources are among the largest in the world, with 299 geothermal locations and a total potential of 28,807 MW, or around 40 percent of the total geothermal resources worldwide, according to a September 2014 press release from Indonesia’s Directorate General of Geothermal. In order to utilize this enormous energy potential, [...]