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Indonesia

Antitrust and competition
Antitrust and competition - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants' corporate practice regularly advises on the competition elements of major deals. Michael Carl and Fahrul Yusuf advised Grab on the competition elements of its purchase of Uber’s business and assets in Indonesia, and assisted Roche on the competition aspects of having an exclusive distributor in the jurisdiction. Ira Eddymurthy acted as Indonesian counsel for Procter & Gamble's acquisition of Merck KGaA, which entailed a number of antitrust concerns.

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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants advises on financings and regulatory requirements, with clients including Western Union, China Construction Bank and Bank Central Asia. Practice head Ira Eddymurthy has extensive experience in banking and finance transactions. Corporate partners Fahrul Yusuf and Michael Carl assisted Macquarie Capital with its purchase of non-performing loans from Bank Permata. Yusuf also advised Mastercard on e-money legislation and licensing issues. Senior associate Bezaliel Erlan is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Ira Eddymurthy - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants has strong expertise in bond issuances and IPOs. Key figures in team include Ira Eddymurthy and Michael Carl.

Leading individuals

Ira Eddymurthy - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants is 'very responsive and timely in their provision of advice', 'always hits its deadlines' and is 'able to give advice on the spot'. Founding partner Ira Eddymurthy is 'one of the top corporate lawyers in Indonesia' with 'a wealth of knowledge and deal experience and a good understanding of what international clients need and expect from their legal advisers around the world'. She recently advised Procter & Gamble on the Indonesian aspects of its global takeover of Merck KGaA. Fahrul Yusuf and Michael Carl represented Grab on its acquisition of Uber’s business and assets in Indonesia. Both partners also worked with Didi Chuxing on its $1bn investment in Grab. Michael Twomey is also a key figure and highly recommended for the energy-related issues. Other notable names include Rusmaini Lenggogeni, along with 'knowledgeable' associates Fadhillah Rizqy and Alvin Suryohadiprojo, who are both 'very capable' and 'calm under pressure'.

Leading individuals

Ira Eddymurthy - SSEK Legal Consultants

Michael Carl - SSEK Legal Consultants

Michael Twomey - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants is experienced in corporate, commercial and natural resources-related litigations and arbitrations. Key figures from the team include Dewi Savitri Reni and Michael Carl. Reni recently defended Ford from a complaint following its decision to exit its business from Indonesia. GE Power, China Development Bank and United Overseas Bank are key clients.

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants is a popular choice for multinational technology companies operating in Indonesia; recent work highlights include advising Grab on its acquisition of Uber's business in Indonesia and assisting Didi Chuxing with its $1bn investment in Grab. Fahrul Yusuf and Michael Carl are recommended.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants' skillset in the labour space includes advising on contracts, pensions, benefits and the employment elements of M&A. Fahrul Yusuf co-heads the team and advised Petronas on the implementation of its flexible working programme. Rusmaini Lenggogeni also leads the practice and assisted Energiser with its employment contracts, pensions and data privacy rules.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants has a strong background in mining, oil and gas, and power projects, and has an increasing focus on geothermal projects. Michael Carl advised China Hongqiao on the financing and development of an alumina refinery project. Ira Eddymurthy and Dewi Savitri Reni advised the Indonesian Ministry of Finance and Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises and Pertamina together on developing an oil and gas state-owned enterprise. Dyah Soewito acted for Enscoloan on its agreement with an Indonesian company and its foreign shareholder for financing the purchase of an oil drilling rig. Also recommended are Fitriana Mahiddin, who is an expert in oil and gas, mining and private power; project finance specialist Michael Twomey; and Syahdan Aziz, who is skilled in the natural resources sector. Darrell Johnson is also noted for advising on oil and gas and geothermal projects.

Leading individuals

Darrell Johnson - SSEK Legal Consultants

Dyah Soewito  - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants' real estate team has a strong presence in the hospitality sector. Denny Rahmansyah co-heads the department and advised Minor International on its purchase of a luxury resort in Bali. Fellow practice head Michael Twomey has also been active in the hospitality sector and also represents clients in the natural resources sector, too.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

Led by Dewi Savitri Reni and Michael Carl, SSEK Legal Consultants has a strong track record in complex debt restructurings. The team acted for Ford on its exit from Indonesia and assisted United Overseas Bank with its insolvency proceedings against Marco Polo Marine.

Leading individuals

Michael Carl - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants' skillset in shipping includes advising on cabotage rules, port projects, as well as ship and rig leasing. Dyah Soewito co-heads the team and assisted Ensco with a loan agreement to finance an oil drilling rig.  Fellow practice head Michael Twomey recently advised Coeclerici and Mitra Bathera Segarasejati on its joint venture which involved the sale of a pontoon crane vessel to an Indonesian shipping company.

Leading individuals

Dyah Soewito - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants' tax team focuses on advising corporates on local tax laws, as well as assisting with the tax aspects of complex business structures and transactions. Notable names in this area include Ira Eddymurthy and Rusmaini Lenggogeni.

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