Archive for October, 2016


SSEK Partner Fahrul Yusuf Named Young Lawyer of the Year

SSEK Legal Consultants partner Fahrul S. Yusuf was named Young Lawyer of the Year at the 2016 Asian Legal Business Indonesia Law Awards. Fahrul joined SSEK in 2002 after graduating from the University of Indonesia and earned his Master of Laws from the University of Chicago in 2010. His practice includes foreign investment, mergers and [...]


SSEK Wins 4 Trophies at ALB Indonesia Law Awards

SSEK Legal Consultants was honored four times at the 2016 ALB Indonesia Law Awards. SSEK was recognized as the Labor and Employment Law Firm of the Year and the Restructuring and Insolvency Law Firm of the Year. SSEK also won M&A Deal of the Year. SSEK partner Fahrul S. Yusuf was named the Young Lawyer [...]


Update on Import Regulations for Indonesia

By Ira A. Eddymurthy and Christina N. Soela Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade (“MOT”) recently issued new regulations that affect the rules for importing different products. Import of Certain Products MOT Regulation No. 87/M-DAG/PER/10/2015 regarding Provisions on the Import of Certain Products (“MOT Reg 87/2015″) revokes MOT Regulation No. 83/M-DAG/PER/12/2012 regarding the same, as amended several [...]

IFLR Top Tier Firm

SSEK Lawyers Recognized in New IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Rankings

Eight partners and foreign legal advisers of SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants have been recognized in IFLR1000′s Financial and Corporate 2017 rankings of leading law firms and lawyers. Seven of SSEK’s partners and foreign legal advisers were endorsed as Leading Lawyers. They are Dyah Soewito, Ira A. Eddymurthy, Fitriana Mahiddin, Darrell R. Johnson, Michael D. Twomey, [...]


A Look at Indonesian Trade Regulations on Importer Identification Numbers

By Ira A. Eddymurthy and Christina N. Soela Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade (“MOT”) recently issued new regulations on Importer Identification Numbers. Special Importer Identification Number The MOT has revoked the requirement for importers to obtain a Special Importer Identification Number (“NPIK”) for the import of certain products such as textiles, shoes and electronics. The NPIK [...]

ALB Indonesia Awards

SSEK Receives 11 Nominations for ALB Indonesia Law Awards 2016

SSEK Legal Consultants has received 11 nominations for the Asian Legal Business 2016 Indonesia Law Awards, underlining the depth and breadth of SSEK’s practice. SSEK is nominated for: M&A Deal of the Year Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year Deal Firm of the Year Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year Labor [...]

Legal Alert (for blog post)

Legal Alert September 2016

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


Michael Carl of SSEK a Panelist at INSOL Seminar on Indonesian Bankruptcy Law

Michael S. Carl, an international legal advisor at SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, was a panelist at a recent one-day seminar in Jakarta organized by INSOL International. The seminar covered developments in the Indonesian Bankruptcy Law and key domestic issues that affect foreign creditors in Indonesia. Michael was invited to sit on a panel on trustee [...]


Free Employment Law Alliance Webinar on Optimizing Employee Performance

The Employment Law Alliance is offering a free 90-minute webinar on Tuesday, October 11. The webinar, “Talking About My Generation … Optimizing Employee Performance in a Diverse World,“ being presented in cooperation with CCA Inc., an HR consulting firm that provides performance improvement and risk mitigation services for ELA firms and their clients. Webinar Description [...]