Archive for May, 2018

Fahrul Yusuf

SSEK Partner Fahrul Yusuf Speaks to ALB about Investment and the Indonesian Tech Sector

SSEK partner Fahrul S. Yusuf spoke with Asian Legal Business about venture capital and Indonesia’s technology sector for an article, “Unicorn Nation,” that appears in the May 2018 issue of ALB. Fahrul noted that the rapid growth in Indonesia’s technology sector, and with it the corresponding surge in the number of technology sector clients, started [...]

Michael Carl

SSEK Advisor Discusses Bancassurance in Indonesia at Asia Insurance Review Conference

Michael S. Carl, an international legal adviser at SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, was a featured speaker at the 19th Asia Conference on Bancassurance & Alternative Distribution Channels, organized by Asia Insurance Review. The conference was held 10-11 May in Manila, Philippines. You can find Michael’s presentation on bancassurance in Indonesia here. Michael joined SSEK in [...]

Labor & Employment

Update on Employment Law in Indonesia and Asia

SSEK Legal Consultants has contributed the Indonesia chapter to the new Asia Employment Law, a quarterly review of employment law developments across 14 jurisdictions in Asia. Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review is designed to help legal and human resources advisers stay up to date on employment-related legal developments in Indonesia and around Asia. For the [...]

DS IEA + Advisors

6 SSEK Lawyers Named to Asia Business Law Journal A-List of Indonesian Lawyers

Six partners and foreign legal advisors at SSEK Legal Consultants have been named to Asia Business Law Journal’s A-List of Indonesia’s Top 100 Lawyers. SSEK had the highest number of lawyers included in the list, along with two other firms. SSEK’s A-List lawyers are founding partners Dyah Soewito and Ira A. Eddymurthy, and foreign legal [...]

SSEK-ICCA Seminar

SSEK Hosts Seminar with Indonesian Corporate Counsel Association

SSEK Legal Consultants welcomed members of the Indonesian Corporate Counsel Association (ICCA) on Wednesday, May 9 for a seminar and discussions on a number of legal topics. SSEK partners Dewi Savitri Reni and Fransiscus Rodyanto gave presentations and led discussions on confidentiality agreements, Indonesia’s new beneficial ownership regulation and other recent legal developments.

FRD ASV

New Regulation in Indonesia on the Management of Oil and Gas Working Areas with Expiring PSCs

By Fransiscus Rodyanto and Aninda Nurul Savitri The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (“MEMR“) has issued MEMR Regulation No. 23 of 2018 regarding the Management of Oil and Gas Working Areas which Production Sharing Contract Will Expire dated April 24, 2018 (“MEMR Reg 23/2018“). MEMR Reg 23/2018 revokes MEMR Regulation No. 15 of 2015 [...]

Bank Indonesia in Yogyakarta by B10m

Bank Indonesia Sets New Limits for the Provision of E-Money

Bank Indonesia (“BI“) has issued a long-anticipated regulation on e-money that stipulates a number of requirements and prohibitions that were previously unregulated. The new regulation, BI Regulation No. 20/6/PBI/2018 regarding Electronic Money (“BI Reg 20“), revokes all existing BI e-money regulations. E-Money Classification BI Reg 20 opens with an explicit classification of e-money based on [...]

FSY SPT

SSEK Lawyers Quoted in Bloomberg Article on Data Privacy in Indonesia

Fahrul S. Yusuf, a partner at SSEK, and Saprita Tahir, an associate of the firm, were quoted extensively in a Bloomberg BNA article on data privacy in Indonesia in the wake of the Facebook data privacy scandal, which may have affected more than one million Indonesians. Fahrul noted that one factor driving anxiety in Indonesia [...]

Halal Food

Questions Remain Around Halal Certification Compliance in Indonesia

By Winnie Y. Rolindrawan and Alvin Saptamandra Suryohadiprojo The Indonesian government issued Law No. 33 of 2014 concerning Halal Product Assurance (the “Halal Law”) in 2014. This was seen as an important piece of legislation, considering that Indonesia is home to the world’s largest Muslim population and halal refers to what is permissible under Islamic [...]

19th Asia Bancassurance Conference

SSEK Advisor to Speak at Bancassurance Conference

Michael S. Carl, an international legal adviser at SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, will be a featured speaker at the 19th Asia Conference on Bancassurance & Alternative Distribution Channels, organized by Asia Insurance Review. The conference will be held 10-11 May in Manila, Philippines. The conference allows banks, insurers, insurtechs, strategic partners and international top leaders [...]