Archive for November, 2016

International Secured Transactions

SSEK Contributes Indonesia Chapter to Book on International Secured Transactions

SSEK partner Ira A. Eddymurthy and senior associate Dewi Savitri Reni have contributed the Indonesia chapter to the publication “International Secured Transactions.” The publication, organized by the Center for International Legal Studies and published with West Thomson Reuters,  examines the UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law) Draft Guide on Secured Transactions, which is [...]

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SSEK Recognized in New IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Rankings

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants is highly ranked in IFLR1000′s Financial and Corporate 2017 rankings of leading law firms and lawyers. SSEK is recognized as a leading firm for Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, M&A, Project Finance and Restructuring & Insolvency. Seven of SSEK’s partners and foreign legal advisors were also endorsed as Leading Lawyers. They [...]

Labor & Employment

Indonesian Employment Law Update: Minimum Wage

By Richard D. Emmerson and Indrawan D. Yuriutomo There have been a couple of recent developments in Indonesia as regards monthly minimum wages that employers should take note of. 2017 Minimum Wage for Jakarta First, the Governor of Jakarta has issued a new regulation on the minimum wage for 2017, Regulation No. 227 of 2016 [...]

International Compliance

SSEK Contributes Indonesia Chapter to Global Compliance Book

SSEK Legal Consultants, led by senior foreign legal advisor Darrell R. Johnson, has contributed the Indonesia Country Report to a book that tracks compliance requirements for companies in countries around the world. The book, “International Compliance: Legal Requirements of Business Organizations in 30 Countries,” was organized by KPMG. It provides an international review of compliance [...]


SSEK Partner Fahrul Yusuf Named to ALB 40 Under 40

SSEK Legal Consultants partner Fahrul S. Yusuf has been included in the latest edition of the Asian Legal Business 40 Under 40, which recognizes the brightest young lawyers in Asia. The annual list “showcases 40 of the brightest young legal minds in the region.” Lawyers are included based on the quality and complexity of their [...]

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SSEK Shines in New Asialaw Rankings

SSEK Legal Consultants is highly ranked across multiple practice areas in Asialaw Profiles 2017, which recognizes the leading law firms and lawyers in the Asia-Pacific region. SSEK received the top ranking of Outstanding in the following practice areas: Construction & Real Estate Corporate/M&A Energy & Natural Resources Labor & Employment Projects & Infrastructure Restructuring & [...]


Free Employment Law Webinar on Employee Outsourcing and Temporary Agencies in South America and Mexico

The Employment Law Alliance is offering a free 90-minute webinar on Thursday, December 1, 2016, focusing on “Three Is a Crowd: What Employers Need to Know about Employee Outsourcing and Temporary Agencies in South America and Mexico.” Webinar Description There are myriad legal implications related to outsourcing employees and contracting with temporary agencies in Latin [...]


Distributing Goods in Indonesia: What Are the Rules?

By Ira A. Eddymurthy and Christina N. Soela Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade (“MOT”) recently issued a regulation on the distribution of goods. MOT Regulation No. 22/M-DAG/PER/3/2016 regarding General Provisions on the Distribution of Goods (“MOT Reg 22/2016″) stipulates that goods can be distributed directly or indirectly to consumers within Indonesia. It revokes Minister of Industry [...]

Legal Alert

Legal Alert October 2016

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


Free Employment Law Alliance Webinar on Managing Restrictive Covenants in European Employment Law

The Employment Law Alliance is offering a free 90-minute webinar on Wednesday, November 16, focusing on “Protecting the Crown Jewels: Managing Restrictive Covenants in European Employment Law.” Webinar Description With human capital considered the key resource in the 21st century economy the question facing employers is how to protect this resource and ensure that their [...]