Archive for July, 2017

Businessmen

Indonesia Takes Steps to Ease Licensing Process for Trade Companies

The Indonesian Ministry of Trade (“MOT”) has issued two regulations with the goal of simplifying the licensing process for companies and reducing the amount of time they must spend on such matters. MOT Regulation No. 7/M-DAG/PER/2/2017 regarding the Third Amendment to MOT Regulation No. 36/M-DAG/PER/9/2007 regarding the Issuance of Trade Business License (“MOT Reg. 7/2017″) [...]

Who's Who Legal

4 SSEK Partners, Advisers Recognized as Leading Energy Lawyers for Indonesia

Four lawyers from SSEK Legal Consultants have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Energy, a comprehensive guide to the world’s leading energy lawyers. The SSEK lawyers included in the latest edition of Who’s Who Legal: Energy for Indonesia are: Dyah Soewito, partner Ira A. Eddymurthy, partner Darrell R. Johnson, [...]

Oil & Gas Regulation 2017

Foreign Investment and Dispute Resolution in the Indonesian Oil and Gas Sector

By Fitriana Mahiddin and Syahdan Z. Aziz Indonesia’s new Negative Investment List, as recently issued in Presidential Regulation No. 44 of 2016 regarding List of Business Fields that Are Closed and Business Fields that Are Open with Requirements in the Field of Capital Investment, stipulates the foreign shareholding limitations for various business fields. Among others, [...]

IT&Telecom

The Development of Personal Data Protection in Indonesia

By Fahrul S. Yusuf and Winnie Y. Rolindrawan After months of drafting and deliberation, Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Informatics (“MOCI”) in late 2016 issued a long-awaited regulation on the protection of personal data. MOCI Regulation No. 20 of 2016 regarding the Protection of Personal Data in Electronic Systems (“MOCI Reg”) was issued on December [...]

Asialaw 2017

SSEK Lawyers Recognized in 2017 Asialaw Leading Lawyers

Nine partners and foreign legal advisors at SSEK Legal Consultants were recognized in the 2017 edition of Asialaw Leading Lawyers, the guide to the leading lawyers in Asia-Pacific. The nine were recognized as leading lawyers in Indonesia across a total of six practice areas. SSEK is a full-service corporate and commercial law firm based in [...]

Ira Eddymurthy

SSEK Partner Ira Eddymurthy Named a Leading M&A Lawyer for Indonesia

Ira A. Eddymurthy, a founding partner of SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, has been recognized as a leading lawyer for mergers and acquisitions in the 2017 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 Ira [...]

Oil & Gas Regulation 2017

Oil and Gas Transportation and Infrastructure in Indonesia

By Fitriana Mahiddin and Syahdan Z. Aziz Gas transportation by pipeline in Indonesia is regulated under Government Regulation No. 36 of 2004 regarding Upstream Oil and Natural Gas Business Activities as has been amended by Government Regulation No. 30 of 2009 (“GR 36″) and Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (“MEMR”) Regulation No. 19 of [...]