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 acquisition, and dealing with the government and the community. His session is scheduled for Thursday, November 19.
Michael Carl heads SSEK's mining practice. He advises multinationals and large domestic companies on all aspects of their operations in Indonesia's mining sector, including advising on smelting and other possible investments in mining assets in Indonesia.
Michael was recognized as one of Indonesia's leading mining lawyers in the 2015 edition of the International Who's Who of Mining Lawyers. He is also recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global, IFLR 1000, Legal 500 and Asia Law & Practice. He was voted in 2012 as an Indonesian External Counsel of the Year by Asian-MENA Counsel readers, who cited his wide-ranging knowledge and experience with Indonesian law.
Michael earned his JD in 1994 from the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall) School of Law. He earned an Indonesian law degree in 2012 from Atma Jaya University, Jakarta. He is fluent in Indonesian.
SSEK Legal Consultants is a leading full-service corporate and commercial law firm based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Since its founding in Jakarta in 1992, SSEK has grown to one of the largest and most highly regarded corporate law firms in Indonesia. SSEK is recognized by independent legal directories including Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500 and Asia Law as a leading law firm in Indonesia across all major practice areas including banking and finance, capital markets, corporate law and mergers and acquisitions, construction and real estates, energy and natural resources, IT and telecommunications, labor and employment, project finance, restructuring and insolvency, and shipping. SSEK has been named the Indonesian Law Firm of the Year on multiple occasions.