SSEK has assisted its client in successfully negotiating the document compliance process as part of its application for an e-money license from Bank Indonesia. SSEK partner Fahrul S. Yusuf led the team in this matter, with senior associate Bezaliel Basuki Erlan.
SSEK has acted for British multinational Rentokil Initial, through its Indonesian subsidiary, Rentokil Initial Indonesia, in the acquisition of two Indonesian companies. Partner Rusmaini Lenggogeni led the SSEK teams for both transactions, with senior associate Dicky Tanjung.
SSEK was part of the team that won M&A Deal of the Year (Premium) for Grab's acquisition of Uber's Southeast Asian business at the Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards. SSEK acted as Indonesian counsel to Grab as part of the transaction.
SSEK partners Ira A. Eddymurthy and Dewi Savitri Reni led a seminar in Bandung, West Java, for employees of Indonesian state-owned oil and natural gas corporation Pertamina on the recent establishment of the State-Owned Oil and Gas Holding Company.
SSEK has assisted Kohler and its Indonesian subsidiary on the acquisition of approximately 20 hectares of land for the development of a new manufacturing plant in Deltamas-Cikarang, just outside of Jakarta. Denny Rahmansyah led the SSEK team assisting on the transaction.
SSEK has been named a 2019 Employer of Choice for Indonesia in the annual rankings by Asian Legal Business (ALB) of the region’s best law firms to work for. This is the fourth straight year SSEK has been recognized as an ALB Employer of Choice.
Indonesia’s Manpower Ministry is in the process of drafting a decree on job positions that are open for foreign workers. In its current form, the draft decree would introduce important changes to those positions that are open and those that are closed to foreign workers in Indonesia.
SSEK partner Syahdan Z. Aziz will be a panelist at the 2019 Asia Pacific Employment Law Conference on April 24 in Singapore. The conference promises a comprehensive analysis of termination policies, cross-border employment and workplace harassment issues, with leading labor and employment lawyers from around the Asia Pacific.
SSEK partner Stephen Igor Warokka and associate Angky Banggaditya led a seminar on “Employing Expats in Indonesia: Work Permits and Beyond.” Stephen is a supervising partner in SSEK’s immigration law and work permit practice, and Angky is an associate in the firm’s employment law practice.