Posts Tagged ‘Mining’

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Re-Evaluation of Clean and Clear Status for Mining Licenses in Indonesia

By Michael S. Carl and Florence G. Santoso In connection with the transfer of mining authority from Regents/Mayors to Governors[1] and from Regents/Mayors and Governors to the Indonesian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (“MEMR“)[2] pursuant to the New Regional Government Law[3], the MEMR is conducting another review of existing mining licenses (known as IUPs) [...]

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SSEK Adviser to Speak at Asia Nickel Conference

Michael S. Carl, an international legal adviser at SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, will be a featured speaker at the 5th Annual Asia Nickel event being held November 18-19 in Jakarta. Michael will offer a legal perspective on building nickel smelters in Indonesia, touching on topics including foreign investment policies and foreign ownership structures, licensing, land [...]

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Metal Minerals Benchmark Price Is Regulated in Indonesia

By Florence Gracia Santoso and Miftahul Khairi Four years after the issuance of the coal benchmark price, the Government of Indonesia has issued a formula for calculating the monthly benchmark price for base and precious metals. The formula is regulated under Directorate General of Mineral and Coal (DGMC) Regulation No. 630.K/32/DJB/2015 dated April 27, 2015 [...]

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Michael Carl of SSEK a Featured Speaker at Mining Philippines 2015

Michael S. Carl, an international legal adviser at SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, was a featured speaker at Mining Philippines 2015. The international conference and exhibition, presented by the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines, was held in Manila from Sept. 15-17. Michael gave a presentation on September 16 on the Changing Mining Landscape in Indonesia. [...]

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New Regulation Applies Final Income Tax to Mineral and Coal Sales

By Florence Gracia Santoso To increase state revenue from the mining sector, the Government of Indonesia has imposed a new final income tax on any sale of mineral and coal, adding to the burden on the Indonesian mining industry. The new income tax, i.e. Article 22 Income Tax, is regulated under Minister of Finance (“MOF”) [...]

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SSEK Legal Consultants a Recommended Energy and Infrastructure Firm

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants has been ranked as a leading energy and infrastructure firm by IFLR 1000, a leading independent legal guide to the top law firms and lawyers. SSEK was praised for its “sophisticated practice when it comes to projects, infrastructure and energy work,” with a bench of quality lawyers at its disposal. Senior [...]

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SSEK to Speak at Asia Nickel Conference

Michael S. Carl, an international legal adviser at SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, will be a featured speaker at the 5th Annual Asia Nickel event being held November 18-19 in Jakarta. Michael will offer a legal perspective on building smelters in Indonesia, touching on topics like foreign investment policies and foreign ownership structures, licensing, land acquisition, [...]

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Regulation Curbs Power of Local Authorities in Mining Sector

By Florence G. Santoso The Indonesian Government appears to be getting serious about stripping Regents of the authority to issue mining licenses. The Government took the first steps in this direction with Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) Regulation No. 27 of 2013 dated September 13, 2013 regarding Procedures for the Divestment of Shares [...]

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SSEK Adviser to Speak at China Nickel Conference

Michael S. Carl, a foreign legal adviser at SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, is a scheduled speaker at the 12th Annual China Nickel Conference taking place May 27-28 in Shanghai. Michael will offer a legal perspective on building smelters in Indonesia, touching on topics such as foreign investment policies, licensing and dealing with the government and [...]

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SSEK and Deloitte Welcome the Year of the Goat

SSEK Legal Consultants and Deloitte hosted a Lunar New Year Gathering on Friday, March 6, for members of the Chinese business community in Indonesia. SSEK’s managing partner, Rusmaini Lenggogeni, and Fahrul Yusuf, a partner at the firm, spoke at the event. They offered a legal perspective on foreign direct investment in Indonesia, looked at some [...]