Year Category: 2014

SSEK Advises Thai Containers Group on Indonesian Acquisition

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants acted as sole counsel to Thai Containers Group Co., Ltd. in its US$6.1 million acquisition of PT Indoris Printingdo, an Indonesian box and packaging manufacturer. Thai Containers Group is a subsidiary of SCG Paper. It is the largest corrugated containers manufacturer in Southeast Asia. Partner Fahrul S. Yusuf led the SSEK SSEK Advises Thai Containers Group on Indonesian Acquisition

SSEK Advises on Rolls-Royce Sale to Siemens

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants, a Jakarta-based full-service corporate and commercial law firm, has advised Rolls-Royce on all Indonesian aspects of its US$1.2 billion global sale of its energy gas turbine and compressor business to Siemens. Rolls-Royce Plc. had a presence in Indonesia through its subsidiary Rolls-Royce Industrial Power Engineering (Overseas Projects) Limited, which since 2012 SSEK Advises on Rolls-Royce Sale to Siemens

New Registration Rules for Integrated Construction Service Companies in Indonesia

By Awang Fahrizal Bahrin Indonesia’s Construction Services Development Institute (LPJK) has issued LPJK Regulation No. 5 of 2014 regarding Integrated Construction Services Registration, dated June 11, 2014 (LPJK Reg. 5/2014 or the “New Regulation”). LPJK Reg. 5/2014 revokes LPJK Decision No. 15/KPTS/LPJKN/II/2012 regarding Procedures for the Re-Registration, Renewal of Terms, New Certificate Request of Integrated New Registration Rules for Integrated Construction Service Companies in Indonesia

Legal Alert October 2014

Please find attached the latest Legal Alert for October 2014. The SSEK Legal Alert is a monthly survey designed to keep you up to date with the latest legal developments in Indonesia. Click here: Legal Alert October 2014

Update on Indonesian Employment Law

Richard D. Emmerson, a senior foreign legal advisor at SSEK Legal Consultants, has contributed the Indonesia chapter to Asia Employment Law, quarterly review of employment law developments across 15 jurisdictions in Asia. The review is designed to help legal and human resources advisors stay up to date on employment-related legal developments around Asia. In this latest Update on Indonesian Employment Law

Free Employment Law Alliance Webinar

The Employment Law Alliance (ELA) is offering a free 90-minute webinar on Thursday, December 4, on “Privacy v. the Employer’s  Right to Know: Hot Issues that Straddle the Can-Am Border.”  Program Description Workplace privacy continues to be an important focus for employers, particularly those who operate in both Canada and the U.S. While most businesses Free Employment Law Alliance Webinar

Expert Guide: Discrimination Law in Indonesia

Richard D. Emmerson has written an article on Discrimination Law in Indonesia for the Corporate LiveWire Expert Guide on Discrimination Law and Equality 2014. As Richard notes, Indonesia does not have an overarching anti-discrimination law. Rather, a patchwork of laws and sector-specific regulations prohibit discrimination and encourage equality. The relevant laws include: the 1945 Constitution the Expert Guide: Discrimination Law in Indonesia

Michael Carl of SSEK Included in Indonesia Mining Report

Global Business Reports has produced a comprehensive report on Indonesia’s mining industry for the Energy & Mining Journal. The report, titled “Indonesian Mining Industry in Transition: Navigating the World’s Last Great Mining Frontier,” looks at developments in the sector and the prospects for future investment. The report notes that Indonesia is among the world’s largest Michael Carl of SSEK Included in Indonesia Mining Report

Bank Indonesia Regulations on Foreign Exchange Transactions

By Andini H. Dewi B ank Indonesia (BI) recently issued several regulations related to foreign exchange transactions by Indonesian banks, which update existing regulations issued by BI. Below is a brief summary of the new regulations: 1. Bank Indonesia Regulation No. 16/16/PBI/2014 dated September 17, 2014 regarding Foreign Exchange Transactions against Rupiah with Domestic Parties Bank Indonesia Regulations on Foreign Exchange Transactions