Asialaw Profiles (2020)

Aviation and Shipping - Outstanding
Banking and Finance - Outstanding
Banking and Financial Services - Outstanding
Capital Markets - Outstanding
Competition & Antitrust - Outstanding
Construction - Highly Recommended
Consumer Goods and Services - Recommended
Corporate/M&A - Outstanding
Dispute Resolution - Outstanding
Energy - Outstanding
Industrials and Manufacturing - Recommended
Infrastructure - Highly Recommended
Insurance - Recommended
Intellectual property - Other Notable Firms 
Labour and Employment - Outstanding
Private Equity - Outstanding
Real Estate - Highly Recommended
Restructuring and Insolvency - Outstanding
Tax - Recommended
Technology and Telecommunications - Outstanding

Leading Lawyers:

Ahmad Fikri Assegaf - Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A (Elite practitioner)
Ahmad Maulana - Labour and employment (Distinguished practitioner)
Bono Daru Adji - Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A (Elite practitioner)
Chandra Hamzah - Dispute Resolution (Distinguished practitioner)
Eri Hertiawan - Dispute Resolution (Elite practitioner)
Ibrahim Sjarief Assegaf - Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A (Distinguished practitioner)
Kanya Satwika - Banking & Finance (Distinguished practitioner)
Putu Suryastuti - Capital Markets (Distinguished practitioner)
Rikrik Rizkiyana - Competition & Antitrust (Notable practitioner)


Banking & Finance
Advised Bank Danamon Indonesia on the sale of nearly 180 thousand non-performing loans comprised of unsecured personal loans issued by BDI to Collectius Group, a multinational credit management service and asset management company.

Capital Markets
Advised the Republic of Indonesia on the issuance of government samurai bonds comprising of four series.

Competition & Antitrust
Defending Japfa Comfeed Indonesia, the second biggest poultry breeder, on appeal before the District Court of South Jakarta for failing to notify the KPPU of its acquisition of Multi Makanan Permai within a prescribed timeframe pursuant to government regulation. This is the first instance in which a district court decided to reduce a fine imposed by the KPPU in context of a failure to notify the KPPU of an acquisition.

Acted for Meindo Elang Indah in reviewing its onshore EPC contract regarding the Jawa-1 Project.

Advising Mitra Pinasthika Mustika on executing a divestment of its 100% stake in Federal Karyatama, one of Indonesia’s largest manufacturers and marketers of motorcycle lubricants, to Esso Petroleum and ExxonMobil UK.

Dispute Resolution
Representing Coca-Cola Indonesia in its dispute against Bangun Wenang Beverage Co concerning the non-renewal of a bottling agreement.

Intellectual Property
Represented FIFA in preparing and sending a demand letter to Nestlé for promoting their products in association with the 2018 FIFA World Cup without being one of the licensees of FIFA.

Labour and Employment
Advised British Standard Institute on a dispute between its Indonesian-subsidiary and the labour union of BSI Indonesia.

Restructuring and Insolvency
Represented Royal Industries Indonesia in relation to its suspension of payment proceedings before the Central Jakarta District Court. The matter involved negotiating with creditors as well as drafting and finalising the settlement agreement.