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Antitrust and competition
Antitrust and competition - ranked: tier 1

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro's corporate practice is experienced in dealing with issues surrounding cartels, dominant-positions and merger-controls. Chandrawati Dewi leads the practice and recently advised CJ CGV on merger control issues after obtaining a majority stake in the Indonesian cinema operator Graha Layar Prima. Agus Ahadi Deradjat assisted AR Packaging with the competition law issues surrounding its acquisition of a 91% stake in PT Maju Jaya Sarana Grafika. Gustaaf Reerink worked with Sumitomo on the competition elements of its purchase of 35% of the share capital in Summit Oto Finance and Oto Multiartha respectively. Senior associate Bilal Anwari is also recommended.

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Aviation
Aviation - ranked: tier 2

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

The 'responsive, knowledgeable and efficient' team at Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro advises on aircraft financing and leasing issues. Notable members of the department include Emir Nurmansyah who is highly skilled in aircraft loan facility agreements. Also recommended are Oene Marseille, who assisted Sky Leasing with the sale and leaseback of two aircraft, and Nurdin Adiwibowo, who is an expert in aircraft financing.

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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Emir Nurmansyah leads the team at Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro, which has a strong track record in major financing transactions. Alongside Nurdin Adiwibowo, he advised Smelting on refinancing its $350m credit facility. Rita Tyastuti Taufik and Ayik Candrawulan Gunadi represented KAI on its $1.38bn syndicated loans strategy towards financing the development of the Greater Jakarta Light Rail (LRT) Project. Freddy Karyadi assisted Kartanegara Energi Perkasa with refinancing a loan for expanding the Senipah geothermal power plant. Theodoor Bakker is also a key figure.

Leading individuals

Emir Nurmansyah - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro acts in big-ticket transactions and has 'a good legal knowledge and understanding of the regulatory and political landscape' in Indonesia. Rita Tyastuti Taufik leads the practice and is an expert in debt and equity capital markets; she advised Samurai Paint on the listing of parent company Samurai 2K Aerosol on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Freddy Karyadi is another key figure and assisted Saipem with the Indonesian aspects of its $2bn bonds issuance. Also recommended are Chandrawati Dewi and Theodoor Bakker, who is 'well networked at the regulatory level' and provides 'clear and reliable advice'.

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

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro covers all aspects of corporate and M&A and is well known for working on the Indonesian aspects of global deals. Practice head Agus Ahadi Deradjat advised Renzoluc on the acquisition of three Indonesian tobacco companies; Chandrawati Dewi and Emir Nurmansyah acted as local counsel on Uber's merger with Grab. Dewi and Nurmansyah also assisted Rexel Développement with the Indonesian aspects on the sale of its Southeast Asian operations to AIAC. Freddy Karyadi and Theodoor Bakker are also recommended.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro's work on contentious across corporate, infrastructure, energy, banking and finance, real estate, employment, aviation and shipping sectors. Sahat Siahaan leads the team and has expertise in both litigation and arbitration, and is very active in shipping disputes; he acted for Allied Assets whose vessel collided with Indonesian shipping company's vessel. Ulyarta Naibaho is also a key figure and has been acting for Marubeni on a Supreme Court order to pay aggregate damages on a number of disputes relating to the Indonesian financial crisis. Also recommended is Nafis Adwani, who focuses on employment and industrial relations disputes.

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 2

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

TMT transactions is a key focus for Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro. Agus Ahadi Deradjat leads the department and regularly advises international clients in the IT sector, while Emir Nurmansyah is active in the telecoms sector and advised Export Development Canada on the financing of a satellite for Pasifik Satelit Nusantara. Nurdin Adiwibowo is also an expert in satellite procurement projects. Also recommended is corporate partner Kevin Sidharta.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 2

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro advise on contracts, immigration, and termination disputes. Recent work highlights include practice head Nafis Adwani acting for Johnson & Johnson on a termination dispute and Indra Setiawan advising Edelman on a dispute over separation pay for one of its former employees.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

With a team working on some of the largest projects in the region, Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro has a substantial presence in the energy sector. Practice head Emir Nurmansyah advised the sponsors on the financing of the 1,000 MW coal-fired power generating facility operated by Cirebon Energi Prasarana; it also assisted Global Infrastructure Partners with its acquisition of Equis Energy. Philip Payne is a key figure and he recently assisted Eramet with its transition from a majority to a minority shareholder in the Weda Bay ferronickel mine and smelter project. Herry Kurniawan  worked with Inalum on its joint venture with ANTAM and CHALCO which involved developing a smelter grade alumina refinery.

Leading individuals

Emir Nurmansyah - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 1

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro is active in advising on real estate acquisitions and land due diligence. Nafis Adwani leads the team and conducted land due diligence for Global Infrastructure Partners on sites for eight renewable energy projects that were under construction. Rita Tyastuti Taufik is also a key figure with notable experience in the hospitality sector, as is Herry Kurniawan who also acts on energy sector mandates; he advised Keppel Land on the sale of a 20.5-hectare site to Bali Sudamala Developments.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 1

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro is led by Emir Nurmansyah and Theodoor Bakker, who both have extensive experience in the restructuring and insolvency space. Recent work highlights include representing Deutsche Investitions-und Entwicklungsgesellschaft on its restructuring strategy for Biltube Indonesia and acting for Expro Indonesia on the bankruptcy filing of its US holding company, Expro International Group.

Leading individuals

Theodoor Bakker - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 1

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro is 'one of the best shipping practices in Indonesia'. Emir Nurmansyah leads the team and has extensive experience in shipping finance. Also highly recommended is Sahat Siahaan, who focuses on shipping disputes; he recently represented Allied Assets in Indonesia's Supreme Court in a dispute arising out of a collision between two vessels. Of counsel M. Husseyn Umar is also a key figure.

Leading individuals

M. Husseyn Umar - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

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