Amien is the Head of the firm’s Forensics & Fraud Investigation practice.
Amien leads the team to assist companies to protect their reputations and resolve commercial disputes, leveraging digital forensics and data analytics to improve compliance and investigation outcomes. The Forensics & Fraud Investigation Practice will benefit from seamless collaboration with other practice groups, such as Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, Competition, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Alternative Dispute Resolution and Court Litigation. In addition, as part of the Rajah & Tann Asia network, the team is supported by experts and legal resources in nine Asian jurisdictions, with intimate knowledge of their own domestic commercial and legal landscapes.
A highly-respected and vastly experienced individual, Amien headed SKK Migas (2014-2018), the government body responsible for managing Indonesian oil and gas resources, where he led the modernisation and improvement to SKK Migas' corporate governance, transparency, and supervision of contractors under the cooperation contract scheme, especially in relation to cost recovery. He established a rigorous, international standard (ISO 37001 certified) Anti-Bribery Management System that is now used throughout SKK Migas, and which in turn encourages oil and gas business players in Indonesia to do the same.
An forensic accountant by training, Amien is known to be detail-oriented and progressive. Prior to SKK Migas, He was a Partner in the fraud investigation department of one of the big four accounting firms, Senior Governance and Anti-Corruption Officer at World Bank Indonesia, and Vice-Commissioner of the Indonesian Anti-Corruption Commission (Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi) or KPK. He played a significant role in bringing progressive changes in KPK, most notably by implementing a ‘search and surveillance’ system to reveal high profile corruption cases and instituting the foundation of today’s KPK.
- Led investigations into fraud and commercial disputes, including investigation of fraud involving global companies valued at US$170 million.
- Managed multi-million-dollar disputes valued at up to US$425 million.
- Led the implementation of the Indonesian central bank’s (Bank Indonesia) Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures, and to ensure that all Indonesian banks fulfill KYC requirements.