The Indonesian government recently issued a Presidential Regulation aimed to improve the relationship between Indonesia and other countries by waiving the visa requirement for visitors from certain countries to enter Indonesia.
Richard D. Emmerson, a senior foreign legal advisor at SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, and Dicky Tanjung, a senior associate in SSEK's employment law practice, will speak on Wednesday, July 29, as part of the two-day Indonesia HR and Employment Law seminar organized by Clariden Global.
The latest edition of Asian-MENA Counsel features a story on the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), which is due to be in place by the end of this year. As part of its cover story on ASEAN and the AEC, Asian-MENA Counsel spoke with SSEK founding partner Ira A. Eddymurthy.
With the increased interest in Indonesia and the impending completion of the ASEAN Economic Union, foreign investors are looking for a means to do business in Indonesia. SSEK discusses the revised Negative Investment List, the impact of the ASEAN Free Trade Area on Indonesia and Bilateral Investment Treaties.
SSEK Legal Consultants has been recognized as one of Indonesia's leading energy and infrastructure firms by IFLR1000 in the 2015 edition of its guide to the industry's leading law firms and lawyers. SSEK is described as a sophisticated practice when it comes to projects, infrastructure and energy work.
The Employment Law Alliance (ELA), the most comprehensive network of labor and employment attorneys in the world, has been recognized as an Elite law firm network in the latest edition of Chambers Global, the global legal services directory.
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.
The Financial Services Authority, the financial services supervisory body in Indonesia, issued more than 30 regulations in 2014 covering capital markets, banks and non-bank financial institutions. Muliaman Hadad, the chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the OJK, issued a statement that the enactment of the regulations supported the goals of the OJK in developing the financial sector in Indonesia.