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 smelters in Indonesia, touching on topics like 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 is a supervising adviser for 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 recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers & Partners, IFLR1000 and Asialaw. 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.