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SSEK Assists on US$28m Tech Startup Funding

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants has assisted DLA Piper Singapore in a US$28 million Series C funding for C88 Financial Technologies led by Experian, a global information services company based in Dublin, Ireland. According to media reports, this was one of the largest Series C funding rounds in Southeast Asia. C88, a Singapore startup that builds [...]


SSEK Lawyers Recognized in 2018 Asialaw Leading Lawyers

Nine partners and foreign legal advisors at SSEK Legal Consultants have been recognized in the 2018 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 [...]


SSEK Contributes Chapter on Establishing a Business in Indonesia

SSEK senior partner Ira A. Eddymurthy and Revaldi N Wirabuana, an associate at the firm, have contributed the Indonesia chapter to Practical Law’s global guide to establishing a business worldwide. Establishing a Business in Indonesia provides an overview of the key issues in establishing a business in Indonesia, including an introduction to the legal system; [...]


Fintech in Indonesia: Weighing the Future

SSEK’s Rusmaini Lenggogeni, Fahrul S. Yusuf and Harry Kuswara have contributed an article to the International Financial Law Review’s special supplement on cryptocurrency regulation around the world. SSEK looks at Indonesia’s clampdown on virtual currencies and the future potential of blockchain. You can find the article here. International Financial Law Review (IFLR) is a market-leading [...]

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SSEK to Lead Indonesian Employment Law Masterclass in Singapore: Book Your Place

SSEK’s Rusmaini Lenggogeni, Syahdan Z. Aziz and Mahareksha Dillon will lead a full-day Indonesian employment law masterclass in Singapore on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The class will cover the Indonesian labor law landscape, different categories of employment contract, expatriate employment, labor disputes and the termination process in Indonesia, among other topics. You can find more information [...]


SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants Assists Pertamina on Major Transaction

SSEK has assisted the Indonesian state-owned oil and natural gas corporation, Pertamina, in the transfer of 51% of Pertamina’s shares in its direct subsidiary Pertagas to another Pertamina subsidiary, PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN), in a transaction valued at US$1.2 billion, as has been reported. With the transfer, PGN will become a subholding company under [...]

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SSEK Partner Recognized in 2018 Benchmark Litigation Rankings for Indonesia

SSEK partner Dewi Savitri Reni was named a Future Star for Indonesia in the Benchmark Litigation 2018 rankings. Vitri is a supervising partner of SSEK’s arbitration and dispute resolution practice. Her recent projects include assisting a multinational automaker with its exit from Indonesia, advising a multinational banking group on insolvency proceedings against a Singapore shipping [...]


SSEK Leads Training on Indonesian Land and Building Law

SSEK managing partner Denny Rahmansyah and senior associate Stephen Igor Warokka recently led a training session on Indonesian land and building law for the legal division of Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Sosial (BPJS) Ketenagakerjaan, Indonesia’s social security administration agency for workers. The training included the types of land rights in Indonesia, land purchases and the disposal [...]


SSEK Leads Legal Training on Data Protection

SSEK’s managing partner, Denny Rahmansyah, assisted by Saprita Tahir, an associate of the firm, led a legal training session on data protection for the board of PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk, one of the largest cement producers in Indonesia. The training included Indonesian regulations on handling and transferring personal data, including the personal data of [...]

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SSEK Advises WeWork on Its First Two Jakarta Locations

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants has advised WeWork, a US multinational that provides shared workspaces and services for entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups, small businesses and large enterprises, on the opening of its first two locations in Jakarta, part of WeWork’s expansion into Southeast Asia. The new locations are Sinarmas MSIG Tower, a location that will cater to [...]