Denny Rahmansyah

Denny Rahmansyah

Denny Rahmansyah is an extensively experienced lawyer who joined SSEK in 2001 and whose practice is focused on almost every aspect of law. Denny has been involved in major projects and transactions (including handling numerous cross-border mergers and acquisitions and debt restructurings) and also handles advisory work in various business sectors.

Prior to joining SSEK, Denny was associated with another prominent law firm in Jakarta, where he worked mostly in acquisitions and debt restructuring matters.

Denny is recognized as one of Indonesia’s leading lawyers for real estate/property, restructuring/insolvency, company law, and M&A by legal directories including Asialaw, Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000, and The Legal 500. Denny is the only lawyer in Indonesia to be acknowledged as a global leader in the Who’s Who Legal Real Estate guide. Denny is acknowledged by Who’s Who Legal Southeast Asia as one of only 10 lawyers as national leader in this region, being the only Indonesian lawyer. Denny is named by Lexology as the only Client Choice Award winner in Indonesia for real estate. Denny is also included in the Asia Business Law Journal A-List of Indonesia’s Top 100 Lawyers.

Areas of Focus
  • Banking and finance
  • Corporate, commercial and investment
  • Debt restructuring and insolvency
  • Forestry (including carbon climate/trading) and plantations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Natural resources (including renewable energy and mining)
  • Power and infrastructure
  • Real estate and property
  • Risk management and compliance
  • TMT (including fintech/e-commerce, cryptocurrency, data protection/privacy)
Representative Matters
  • Representing clients, acting as lenders or borrowers, in financing transactions, preparing or reviewing financing and security documents, and assisting with closing.
  • Assisting clients with property acquisitions, hospitality projects (including hotels and villas), office building leases and developments, and industrial property developments, including handling overlapping issues in connection with forestry and plantation matters.
  • Advising clients in the TMT space, including (i) the establishment of fintech and e-commerce companies and registration with the relevant authorities including the Ministry of Communications and Informatics and Bappebti, (ii) cryptocurrency, and (iii) data protection and data privacy matters.
  • Acting for clients on share and asset acquisitions and project financings for private power, mining, and infrastructure companies, including due diligence, preparing and reviewing transaction documents, advising clients on relevant issues and assisting with closing.
  • Representing clients with the establishment of foreign investment (PMA) companies, representative offices and branch offices in Indonesia, liaising with notaries and the relevant authorities for licensing matters, and advising on all the procedures and requirements under Indonesian law.
  • Advising clients on risk management and anti-corruption and anti-bribery compliance.
  • University of Indonesia, S.H. in private law, 2000
  • University of Groningen, the Netherlands, LL.M. in international economic and business law, 2009
  • Academy of American and International Law in Dallas, Texas, American and international law, 2007
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Association of Indonesian Legal Consultants
  • Indonesian Advocates Association (Peradi) (holds an advocate license from Peradi, admitting him to practice throughout Indonesia)
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
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