Bagus Nur Buwono

Bagus Nur Buwono is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Bagus directly using the contact details listed above.

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Bagus is a founding partner of Bagus Enrico & Partners. He has more than 25 years of advisory works, spanning in multinationals and domestic cross-border transactions specialises in mergers and acquisitions, banking & finance, construction, energy & natural resources, strategic investment, and general corporate/commercial matters (including corporate restructuring, insolvency, employment, etc.) across various sectors of industries throughout Indonesia.

He has also acquired general and practical corporate, banking and finance experiences in various business cycles with some numerous experiences when he served as the In-House counsel at the Bank Central Asia. Further as the Senior Vice President at Bank Mizuho Indonesia and received several management awards for his significant contributions in supporting the business development activities during his time in Mizuho Bank. He was also appointed as an independent member of the Audit Committee and Risk Monitoring Committee of DBS Bank in 2012-2015.

Bagus is also known especially for his experience in reorganising roles and functions of legal department, setting up various standard legal documents for banking activities, and conducting various legal training programs. He acquired unique experience to support the process to set up new retail and commercial operation of Barclays Bank in Indonesia, including preparing all legal documents of banking products, procurement documents, legal policies, corporate governance, and the exit process of Barclays from the retail and commercial business in Indonesia.

He is also mentioned as a Commended External Counsel according to the research by In-House Community Counsels, where his clients praise him for his business knowledge and legal expertise.

Bagus graduated from Gadjah Mada University Indonesia, Faculty of Law in 1996 and subsequently received the Chevening Scholarship Award from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (British Government) to undertake the postgraduate program in International Business Law (LLM) from the University of Manchester, the United Kingdom (2005). He was also active as a student legal advisor at Manchester Legal Advice Centre managed by the University of Manchester and sponsored by Clifford Chance in association with the College of Law of England and Wales.

He also attended a Mini – MBA Program held by Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd in cooperation with Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan in 2009.

Bagus is a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI) and is also a co-lecturer on the subjects of Company Law and International Commercial Contract Law at the Gadjah Mada University’s Faculty of Law.

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Naz Schinder

Naz Schinder is our exclusively recommended Foreign Investment Law expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Naz directly using the contact details listed above.

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Naz has a wealth of experience in the law field and is widely known as a trustworthy and reliable corporate consultant to foreign companies and organisations planning to invest in the Indonesian market. She has had great success advising on complex legal matters in dispute resolution and corporate law matters. She is an inspirational leader and an influential logical thinker.

Naz is currently the Founding Chair & CEO of Bali International Arbitration and Mediation Center (BIAMC), Co-Founder & President of the Association for Data Protection Officers (APPDI), and Founder of Schinder Law Firm.

Over the past decade, she has championed a legal team as the Founder of Schinder Law Firm, specialising in a broad scope of projects within the Indonesian infrastructure and energy fields, some of which include electric power plants, freeway, bridge projects, and chemical plants. The legal services she provides include advising on the optimal legal structure of projects, carrying out due diligence, taking part in negotiations, offering legal analysis and legal opinions, and assisting in transactions. Yet, her expertise is not confined to traditional domestic developments. In fact, Naz has assisted numerous foreign investment companies, institutions, and organisations in successfully investing in and entering the Indonesian market. She has become a trustworthy corporate consultant for companies and organisations from their initial establishment until the present.

Constantly seeking out new ways to challenge herself, Naz has expanded her already impressive breadth of expertise by founding Bali International Arbitration and Mediation Center (BIAMC), Indonesia’s only international arbitration and mediation centre. She carries a progressive, entrepreneurial spirit that animates her one-of-a-kind Indonesian non-profit association. She is committed to remaining forward-thinking while maintaining a unique culture founded on teamwork, a healthy work environment, and a strong work ethic.

Amid the pandemic in 2020, Naz has been paying more attention to digital development, privacy, and data protection as the pace of digital transformation accelerated. Therefore, with Indonesian and foreign experts, Naz established Indonesia’s first official non-profit Association for Data Protection Officers (APPDI). It provides certification courses and training on data privacy and cyberlaw for data protection officers and grants qualifications to create new employment opportunities.

Firm Overview:

Schinder Law Firm is the leading business law firm in Indonesia. Our main office in Jakarta and our branch offices are in the Southeast Asian countries of Vietnam, Singapore and Korea provides the most outstanding legal services to clients in the region. We’ve earned our reputation by offering companies high quality, diligent, aggressive and caring representation that anticipates their needs. We’re at the forefront of the escalating growth of investment in our part of the World, supporting our clients with our expertise in business formation, compliance, acquiring properties, obtaining permits, hiring workers and contractors and every other legal need for their business. Our deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges for investors in the region, and internationally, make us the top choice for investors seeking to enter the fast-growing Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) market. We offer practical solutions that steer you away from legal landmines and add value to your business model. That’s why we’re the top business law and foreign direct investment attorneys in Indonesia.

Schinder Law Firm legal services:

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Business Formation, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Land and Property
  • Construction and Real Estate
  • Employment and Labour
  • Environmental Law
  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Aviation and Shipping
  • White-Collar Crime
  • Intellectual Property and IP Disputes
  • Privacy, Data Protection and Cyber-Security

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Fajar Ramadhan

Fajar Ramadhan is our exclusively recommended Debt Finance expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Fajar directly using the contact details listed above.

Fajar is a Partner in Witara Cakra Advocates (WCA), White & Case’s associated law firm in Indonesia. Fajar focuses on debt finance and debt capital markets transactions.

Fajar specialises in advising international clients on various financings, debt restructuring, project finance, security structure and enforcement, as well as international bond offering matters.

Fajar Ramadhan is highly regarded in independent directories including Chambers Asia, Asia-Pacific The Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Asialaw Profiles.

Firm Overview:

Supporting our clients around the globe

White & Case is a global law firm with longstanding offices in the markets that matter today. Our on-the-ground experience, our cross-border integration and our depth of local, United States and English-qualified lawyers help our clients work with confidence in any one market or across many.

We guide our clients through difficult issues, bringing our insight and judgment to each situation. Our innovative approaches create original solutions to our clients’ most complex domestic and multijurisdictional deals and disputes.

By thinking on behalf of our clients every day, we anticipate what they want, provide what they need and build lasting relationships. We do what it takes to help our clients achieve their ambitions.

Mulyono Mulyono

Mulyono SH, SE, AK, MH, MM, MKn, CPA, CA, CFP, CMA, Aff. WM is our exclusively recommended Tax Litigation expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Mulyono directly using the contact details listed above.

Mulyono is passionate to learn and share about Taxation, Accounting, Finance, and Legal topics. He has accounting, finance, and legal backgrounds. Mulyono has triple masters in finance (University of Indonesia), law (University of Padjajaran), and Notary (Pelita Harapan University), as well as several professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Certified Financial Planner, Certified Management Accountant, and Affiliate Wealth Manager. He is also a licensed legal counsel in Tax Court, licensed advocate and member of Indonesian Advocate Association (PERADI), and a registered tax consultant. He is currently pursuing Doctorate degree in Law.

Before setting up Mul & Co, he has an extensive working experience in tax and legal environments. His experience in taxation field extends to tax dispute, tax due diligence, tax advisory, tax compliance, as well as company restructuring. Some of the well-respected companies in which he gained his experience among others are McKinsey & Company, PB Taxand (formerly known as PB & Co.), and Baker McKenzie (Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners). He serves variety of multi-national clients from many industries, among others are in manufacturing, trading, real estate, Mining & Oil and Gas, telecommunication, hospitality, and services.

His unique combination of the technical knowledge in tax, accounting, finance, legal, as well as his expertise of Indonesian taxation business process system enable him to become a trusted advisor to the clients. He is able to deliver holistic and practical taxation services to the clients and to accomplish complex and challenging tax-related projects.

Firm Overview:

Mul & Co is one of a very few Law Firms in Indonesia that specialises in taxation fields. Mul & Co is founded by experienced practitioners with multi disciplinary backgrounds in tax, law, accounting, and finance. We believe that our success depends upon our clients’ satisfaction. clients, therefore we always strive to provide our clients with the best possible solution to their tax matters. Our firm brings a rich understanding of Indonesia’s unique business and legal culture to provide our tax services to our client. Our firm is also staffed by dedicated professionals with a deep understanding of taxation law regulations and business culture. We are also independent, we are free from lengthy conflict checks process, which can sometimes be time-consuming.

Suharsanto Raharjo

Suharsanto Raharjo is our exclusively recommended Commercial Dispute Resolution expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Suharsanto directly using the contact details listed above.

Suharsanto is our litigation Partner, and he handles commercial dispute resolutions for clients of the Firm. He has represented clients in a variety of disputes such civil/commercial disputes representing claimants or respondents, manpower disputes representing employers or employees, state administrative disputes, bankruptcy and reorganisation matters, anti-competition cases, and intellectual property rights disputes. He also has extensive experience in corporate crime and internal investigations.

He represents clients from various industry sectors such as mining, oil and gas, energy, pharmaceutical, property, plantation, and fast-moving-consumer-good companies.

The following is the list of his notable cases:

  • assisted a Japanese style restaurant chain in Indonesia in relation to its intellectual property claim;
  • represented an Indonesian gas trader in an arbitration dispute before the Singapore International Arbitration Centre;
  • represented a Japanese clothing brand in relation to its dispute with former employees;
  • represented an Indonesian foreign investment coal mining company in relation to its administrative dispute against Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal Indonesia;
  • represented a Japanese rubber plantation company in conducting internal investigation on its employees for the possibility of fraud or embezzlement;
  • represented a Japanese tire manufacturer company in anti-monopoly investigation and proceedings by the Komisi Pengawas Persaingan Usaha; and
  • represented a multi-national shipyard, shipbuilder and docks in Indonesia in relation to the bankruptcy proceedings filed by one of its vendors.

Suharsanto Raharjo graduated from Faculty of Law at the University of Indonesia in 2007. He is a licensed Advocate and a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association. He is also a licensed Mediator from Pusat Mediasi Nasional.

Firm Overview:

AKSET was founded in 2010 with the intention of synthesising international standard legal services and local expertise. Each of the founders had studied or worked abroad, so they were uniquely suited to provide foreign and domestic clients both an inward and an outward view on investing and operating in Indonesia.

From a small group of four partners and two associates in 2010, to a team of 40 lawyers in 2020, AKSET’s growth has exceeded even our own expectations. We continue to grow because we deliver satisfaction – clients trust us, and they trust our work.

Eric Pratama Santoso

Eric Pratama Santoso is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Eric directly using the contact details listed above.

Eric regularly acts as Indonesian counsel in a multitude of M&A transactions, representing either side of parties in acquisition transactions, joint ventures as well as being lead counsel in merger and restructuring arrangements. He is mostly known for his skills in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, entrusted by clients to take the forefront in often challenging and time-pressured transactions. He understands that clients want clear advice – however complex the issues – and that prompt response and direct accessibility are most valued.

With his creditable experience in dealing with cross-border transactions and multiple jurisdictions, he is adept in identifying the issues at hand and offer practical solutions, tailor-made to each client’s unique needs and long-term objectives. Eric has counselled clients in a variety of M&A matters, such as foreign shareholding restrictions, direct or indirect change of control, employment benefits triggered by change of ownership, closing conditions, representations & warranties, escrow/holdback arrangement, intellectual property ownership, limitation of liability, indemnification, governmental and third party consents, non-compete and non-solicit agreements, and choice of dispute resolution forum.

Eric Pratama Santoso is a member of Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI) and Indonesian Association of Capital Market Legal Consultants (HKHPM).

Firm Overview:

Indrawan Darsyah Santoso (IDS) is an independent Indonesian firm established in 2013, when its founders decided to start a new venture, having amassed years of experience working in the biggest firm in Indonesia. The idea since the inception of IDS has always been to provide quality legal services at an international standard, by consistently providing direct accessibility, a client-focused approach, as well as timely and insightful advice.

Having been forged in a high-profile international environment, we are equipped with the experience as well as the know-how to adapt to worldwide market demands. We are able to work seamlessly in a global environment, and we relish the opportunity to assist in the most complex and challenging transactions. In every transaction, we seek to learn about the client’s specific requirements and then work in a way that is best suited to the client’s needs.

The collaboration of our lawyers creates a unique law firm able to provide a complete package of corporate, securities and dispute resolution legal services.