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Global Legal Network – Meritas Focuses On Quality amid Market Turbulence
During this time of limited travel where we have to adept at utilizing collaborative technologies to meet the needs of our firm and clients, we are delighted to share the below Article in which our Senior Partner, Nini N. Halim, provided her thoughts on how the Global Legal Network of Meritas focuses on “quality” amidst the market turbulence.   Visit the link to read the full article: Global Legal Network Meritas Focuses On Quality amid Market Turbulence.  
Newsletter - Financial Services Authority Allows General Meeting of Shareholders of Public Companies to be Convened Electronically in The Midst of The Corona Virus Disease-19 (“COVID-19”) Pandemic
Author: Capital Market & Banking Finance Practice Group     Since its first occurrence in Indonesia earlier this year, the number of confirmed COVID-19 case has significantly increased from time to time. This situation forced the Government of Indonesia, through regional government, to apply public movement restrictions by introducing the concept of Large-Scale Social Restrictions (Pembatasan Sosial Berskala Besar – “PSBB”) which prohibits mass...
Newsletter - New Capital Market Regulations on Material Transactions and Affiliated and Conflict of Interest Transactions
Author: Capital Market & Banking Finance Practice Group     OVERVIEW   The Indonesian Financial Services Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan – “OJK”) has recently issued the new regulations relating capital market sector, namely:   OJK Regulation No. 17/POJK.04/2020 on Material Transactions and Change of Business Activities, entered into effect on 21 April 2020 (“POJK No. 17/2020”); and OJK Regulation No....
Newsletter - Doing Business During The Pandemic: Indonesia’s Government Support in Countermeasuring The Corona Virus Disease-19 (“COVID-19”) Outbreak
Author: Corporate and Investment Practice Group     The spread of COVID-19 outbreak has significantly disrupted the economic stability of almost all nations around the globe, not excluding Indonesia. Shortly after the first two cases of COVID-19 in Indonesia were confirmed by the Government of Indonesia (“GoI”) back in March 2020, the GoI declared the COVID-19 outbreak as: (i) the public health emergency through the Presidential Decree No. 11 of 2020 on...
Newsletter - Mandatory Disclosure of The Beneficial Owner of A Limited Liability Company
Author: Corporate and Investment Practice Group   GENERAL OVERVIEW OF THE MANDATORY DISCLOSURE OF BENEFICIAL OWNER   To support the ongoing efforts in deterring and eradicating economic crimes as well as illicit financial flows, the Government of Indonesia (“GoI”) has enacted the Presidential Regulation No. 13 of 2018 on the Implementation of the Principle of Knowing the Beneficial Owners of Corporations in relation to the Prevention and Eradication of...
Newsletter - Restorative Justice as A Solution in Indonesian Criminal Proceedings
Author: Commercial Dispute Resolution Practice Group   In Indonesia, disputes arising between victim and perpetrator under criminal law are resolved through criminal proceedings. However, criminal proceedings focus on providing a deterrent effect on the perpetrator rather than providing merits to all parties, especially for the victim. Therefore, many victims did not receive any material or imaterial remedy for the consequence of criminal act conducted by perpetrator, even the...
Newsletter - Corona Virus Disease-19 (“COVID-19”) Pandemic as Force Majeure in Indonesia?
Author: Commercial Dispute Resolution Practice Group   The pandemic of Corona Virus Disease-19 or generally known as COVID-19, has significantly affected all of the business sectors in Indonesia. This situation interrupt most of all business sectors, and affects business actors which are struggling to maintain their business operation. Some business actors are being forced to close temporarily or even permanently. This situation affects the increase of companies that went bankrupt or...
HHR Lawyers’ Nini N. Halim Elected to Board of Directors of Meritas Global Alliance of Law Firms
HHR Lawyers, a Jakarta-based law firm, today announced that Nini N. Halim has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Meritas, a global alliance of independent law firms that serves the legal needs of companies doing business across markets. Ms. Halim was elected to the position from the more than 7,400 attorneys in the Meritas member network and will serve with 20 others from around the world for a three-year term.   Visit the link to read the full Press Release: [Press...
Recognitions from Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021
We are pleased to announce thrilling news from Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021. HHR Lawyers is recognised as Indonesia Recommended Firm in Commercial and Transactions, also our Senior Partner, Pheo M. Hutabarat is named as Indonesia Litigation Star in Commercial and Transactions.   Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to the region’s leading dispute resolution firms and lawyers, recognised the leading litigators and most impactful...
Pheo M. Hutabarat Named to Indonesia's Top 100 Lawyers 2021 by The A-List Asia Business Law Journal
HHR Lawyers proudly announce that Pheo M. Hutabarat, our Senior Partner, named to Indonesia's Top 100 Lawyers 2021 by The A-List Asia Business Law Journal. He is continuing his remarkable accomplishments in the same list from previous years.   The A-List is based on extensive research conducted by Asia Business Law Journal where they included thousands of in-house counsel in Indonesia and around the world – as well as partners at international law firms...
Meet Meritas Young Lawyers from All Across Asia
HHR Lawyers is proud to be a member of Meritas where our lawyers can connect and learn from their peers all around the world, especially Asia. Asia is considered to be the world’s largest continent is also the most diverse. Check out this introductory video made by the Meritas young lawyers in Asia – a prelude to a series of short videos showcasing the cultural differences and nuances within Asia.   Do keep a lookout for our firm’s...
Meritas Young Lawyers Asia - Episode 2: How We Came to be Lawyers?
What are the driving forces that motivate individuals to pursue law as a career? Find out in this video as we hear the stories from Meritas Young Lawyers in Asia. Also, learn why our lawyer, Bunga F. Wijayanti, chose a career path in law and let's hear her story!     
HHR Infographics on Certain Legal Issues: Credit Restructuring
        If you are interested to learn more about our infographics and how we could assist your company, please do not hesitate to send your queries to us via email at clientcare@hhrlawyers.com.
HHR Infographics on Certain Legal Issues: Suspension of Debt Payment Obligation in Property Business
        If you are interested to learn more about our infographics and how we could assist your company, please do not hesitate to send your queries to us via email at clientcare@hhrlawyers.com.
HHR Infographics on Certain Legal Issues: Data Protection and Cybersecurity
        If you are interested to learn more about our infographics and how we could assist your company, please do not hesitate to send your queries to us via email at clientcare@hhrlawyers.com.
HHR Infographics on Certain Legal Issues: Clean Break Provision in Termination of Distributorship Agreement in Indonesia
        If you are interested to learn more about our infographics and how we could assist your company, please do not hesitate to send your queries to us via email at clientcare@hhrlawyers.com.
HHR Infographics on Certain Legal Issues: Intellectual Property Rights in the Electronic System
        If you are interested to learn more about our infographics and how we could assist your company, please do not hesitate to send your queries to us via email at clientcare@hhrlawyers.com.
HHR Infographics on Certain Legal Issues: New Positive List of Investment in Indonesia
        If you are interested to learn more about our infographics and how we could assist your company, please do not hesitate to send your queries to us via email at clientcare@hhrlawyers.com.
HHR Lawyers is Named as M&A Law Firm of the Year in Indonesia by The 2021 Lawyer Network Annual Awards
  It is our pleasure to humbly announce that HHR Lawyers is named as M&A Law Firm of the Year in Indonesia by The 2021 Lawyer Network Annual Awards.   The Lawyer Network Annual Awards focus on practice area expertise and the jurisdiction by bringing the best of each sector and location to the client. With this award, it reflects that HHR always provide superior legal works and client services, thus sustaining its ability to be one of the most reputable and leading...
Recognitions from asialaw Profiles and Leading Lawyers 2022 Edition
  HHR Lawyers is truly honored to be recognized as "Highly Recommended Firm" and our Senior Partner, Pheo M. Hutabarat, is named as "Distinguished Practitioner in Dispute Resolution" by asialaw Profiles and Leading Lawyers 2022 Edition.   The rankings are the definitive guide to leading law firms and lawyers in Asia, where it provides law firm recommendations and editorial analysis of key practice areas and industry sectors. This acknowledgment...
Meritas Young Lawyers Asia - Episode 3: Traditional Costumes Worn in Asia
  We are proud to have our Young Lawyer, Bunga F. Wijayanti, be part of this Meritas video series sharing about the beautiful traditional costumes worn in Asia. In this video, you can see her wearing traditional costume from Bali, one of the provinces in Indonesia. Just look at the vibrant colors, how beautiful!    
Recognitions from IFLR1000 31st Edition 2021-22
  HHR Lawyers is proud to announce our recognitions as "Recommended Firm" and our Senior Partners, Pheo M. Hutabarat and Rosna Chung, as "Highly Regarded Lawyers in Banking, Restructuring & Insolvency" by IFLR1000 31st Edition 2021-22.   HHR Lawyers provides a full range of legal services to its clients, and has established several practice areas within the firm to develop its legal services. HHR Lawyers' expertise and capability have been...
Pheo M. Hutabarat is Chosen as Capital Market Expert of the Year in Indonesia by Leaders in Law - Global Awards 2021
  HHR Lawyers is proud to share with you that our Senior Partner, Pheo M. Hutabarat, is chosen as "Capital Market Expert of the Year in Indonesia" by "Leaders in Law - Global Awards 2021". Leaders in Law presented the prestigious award in recognition of both his excellent service and expertise in his field. Leaders in Law has undertaken detailed research using their independent team to enable them to create shortlists that have been carefully...
HHR Recognitions in 2021
  HHR Lawyers humbly presents our recognitions and achievements during the year of 2021. While so much has changed over the year and despite the new condition that we have to face due to pandemic, we are able to stand together, fight and give our best effort in everything.   We really appreciate the great support from all of our clients, colleagues, lawyers and employees. May we all be blessed with health and lots of success in the upcoming new...
Season's Greetings from HHR Lawyers
  Wishing our clients, colleagues and friends a wonderful Christmas and magnificent year ahead.   Stay safe and healthy.  
HHR Lawyers Earns Recertification in Meritas, the Leading Global Alliance of Independent Business Law Firms
  HHR Lawyers membership in Meritas means clients can access quality legal expertise around the world.   JAKARTA, INDONESIA – HHR Lawyers, a Jakarta-based law firm, announced that it has been awarded recertification in Meritas, a global alliance of independent business law firms. HHR Lawyers joined Meritas in 2019 and, as a condition of its membership, is required to successfully complete recertification every three years.   Meritas is the only law firm...
HHR Lawyers in DOLC 2022 Workshop "Putting Your Thoughts into Legal Writing"
  HHR Lawyers in collaboration with DOLC FHUI (Days of Law Career Fakultas Hukum Universitas Indonesia) 2022, one of the biggest job fairs in Indonesia, held an exciting online workshop "Putting Your Thoughts into Legal Writing" on Friday, 11 February 2022. Our Partners, Bunga F. Wijayanti and M. Fathan Nautika also Senior Associates, Georgine B. Sahetapy and Pardamean Kurniawan shared their knowledge and experience as the speakers.   Please...
Milanti T. Kirana is Selected as Asian Legal Business Indonesia Rising Stars 2022
  HHR Lawyers is honored to share that our Partner, Milanti T. Kirana is selected as "ALB Indonesia Rising Stars 2022" in Asian Legal Business' fourth annual list which includes Indonesian based lawyers under the age of 40.   The list spotlights upcoming lawyers in the country who are leaving their mark in the industry and gaining plaudits from their clients in the process. The list was chosen based on the important deals or cases, key clients and significant...
Soft Skill Sharing Session “Work Ethics the HHR Way – Virtual Meeting and Social Media Ethics on Working or Professional Life”
  On 11 April 2022, our Senior Associates (Georgine B. Sahetapy, Pardamean Kurniawan and Luthfi I. Putera) and Partners (Bunga F. Wijayanti and Yuris A. Hakim) conducted the Soft Skill Sharing Session of “Work Ethics the HHR Way – Virtual Meeting and Social Media Ethics on Working or Professional Life” with all associates at our office.     Health protocols were applied before and during the session.    
HHR Lawyers Celebrated Kartini Day
  HHR Lawyers celebrated Kartini Day by wearing kebaya (traditional Indonesian blouse) and batik throughout the day. Kartini Day is celebrated annually on April 21 to commemorate the birthdate of Raden Ajeng Kartini, the Indonesian National Heroine who paved the path for women’s rights, empowerment and education. This celebration of Kartini Day is also a reminder to continue striving for gender equality and the opportunity to education. Happy Kartini Day!   Health...
Meet Our Meritas Young Lawyer Representative - Bunga F. Wijayanti
  HHR Lawyers is pleased to share with you an interview with our Partner and the Meritas Young Lawyer representative from Indonesia, Bunga F. Wijayanti.   Testimonials from some of her colleagues can be seen in the following video.  
HHR Lawyers Will Attend the 2022 Meritas Annual Meeting in London
  HHR Lawyers is excited to announce that we will be attending the 2022 Meritas Annual Meeting in London on 4-6 May 2022. HHR Lawyers is Indonesia's exclusive member firm of Meritas, the premier global alliance of independent law firms.    Our Senior Partner, Nini N. Halim and Partner, Bunga F. Wijayanti, will join other Meritas lawyers from over 50 countries in-person. The 2022 Annual Meeting will focus on business growth through the lens of doing so responsibly,...
Pheo M. Hutabarat is Listed in Indonesia's Top 100 Lawyers 2022 of The A-List Asia Business Law Journal
  We are pleased to share that our Senior Partner, Pheo M. Hutabarat, is named in The A-List Asia Business Law Journal as one of Indonesia's Top 100 Lawyers 2022. You may see the list here.   Asia Business Law Journal presents its A-List of top 100 lawyers practising in Indonesia based on extensive research – along with nominations from in-house counsel in Indonesia and elsewhere, and Indonesia-focused partners at international law firms based outside the...
HHR Lawyers and Pheo M. Hutabarat are Listed in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022 Ranking
  We are thrilled to announce that HHR Lawyers is listed in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022 ranking as "Indonesia Recommended Firm" in Commercial and Transactions also Insolvency. Our Senior Partner, Pheo M. Hutabarat, is also named as "Indonesia Litigation Star" in Commercial and Transactions. You may see the ranking here.   Benchmark Litigation research is based in Hong Kong and is conducted through extensive interviews with litigators,...
HHR Lawyers is Recognised as Recommended Firm in Capital Markets: Debt & Equity by IFLR1000 2022
  The IFLR1000 Capital Markets and Investment Funds rankings 2022 are now live and we are delighted to announce that HHR Lawyers has been ranked as one of the best performing law firms in the world: "Recommended Firm" in Capital Markets: Debt & Capital Markets: Equity IFLR1000 undertakes qualitative research into law firms and lawyers, and it remains the only international legal market research brand focused on ranking law firms and lawyers on the basis of...
What's Happening with Data Privacy in Indonesia? An Interview with Data Privacy Lawyers of HHR Lawyers
  Data Privacy has become a significant concern for companies worldwide. Now, what's happening with Data Privacy in Indonesia?   Let's find out more about the top 3 Data Privacy concerns of global organisations and how developed is the Data Privacy law in Indonesia today according to our Data Privacy lawyers, Milanti T. Kirana and M. Fathan Nautika, in this Meritas interview.    
HHR Lawyers is a Recognised Firm in Project Development by IFLR1000 2022
  The IFLR1000 Financial & Corporate and Project Development rankings 2022 are now live and we are pleased to share that HHR Lawyers has been ranked as one of the best performing law firms in the world: "Recognised Firm" in Project Development   IFLR1000 undertakes qualitative research into law firms and lawyers, and it remains the only international legal market research brand focused on ranking law firms and lawyers on the basis of financial and...
Happy 77th Indonesia's Independence Day from HHR Lawyers
  Today is the day when all of us Indonesians commemorate the 77th Indonesia's Independence Day. With the spirit of "Gotong Royong", we believe that Indonesia can recover, grow and stand even taller than before - as the theme of this year's Independence Day "Recover Faster, Rise Stronger" ("Pulih Lebih Cepat, Bangkit Lebih Kuat"). Here's wishing everyone a happy 77th Indonesia's Independence Day from all of us at HHR...
HHR Lawyers is a Recommended Firm in M&A and Restructuring & Insolvency by IFLR1000 2022
  The IFLR1000 M&A, Private Equity and Restructuring & Insolvency rankings 2022 are now live and we are pleased to share that HHR Lawyers has been ranked as one of the best performing law firms in the world: "Recommended Firm" in M&A and Restructuring & Insolvency IFLR1000 undertakes qualitative research into law firms and lawyers, and it remains the only international legal market research brand focused on ranking law firms and lawyers on the basis...
Pheo M. Hutabarat and Rosna Chung are Ranked as Highly Regarded by IFLR1000 Leading Lawyers 2022
  The IFLR1000 Leading Lawyers 2022 has launched its lawyer ratings for the 32nd edition of IFLR1000 and we are pleased to share that our Senior Partners, Pheo M. Hutabarat and Rosna Chung have been listed as "Highly Regarded" lawyers in "Restructuring and Insolvency, Banking". The 2022-23 edition features submissions from across 120+ markets and is the most detailed analysis of lawyers working in corporate finance they have ever...
HHR Lawyers is Ranked in Various Practice Areas and Leading Lawyers Categories by IFLR1000 2022
  All rankings of the IFLR1000 2022 - 32nd edition for Indonesia jurisdiction are now launched, and HHR Lawyers have been ranked in various practice areas and leading lawyers categories. We are thrilled to summarize the rankings that we have received from IFLR1000 this year as below:   "Recommended Firm" in Banking "Recommended Firm" in Capital Markets: Debt "Recommended Firm" in Capital Markets: Equity "Recommended...
HHR Lawyers Will Attend MERITAS Asia Regional Meeting 2022 in Bangkok
  We are excited to share that HHR Lawyers will be attending MERITAS Asia Regional Meeting 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand on 14-16 September 2022. HHR Lawyers is Indonesia's exclusive member firm of Meritas, the premier global alliance of independent law firms.  Our Senior Partner, Nini N. Halim is ready to participate in the Meritas Board Meeting, and our Partners, Bunga F. Wijayanti also Milanti T. Kirana, cannot wait to join Meritas Asia Young...
26th Anniversary Celebration of HHR Lawyers
  HHR Lawyers celebrates its 26th Anniversary on 15 September 2022 by having a humble ceremony at Grha HHR Lawyers to commemorate and express gratitude to God for the journey of the company since 1996. The theme for this year's anniversary is "Living Through the Crisis & Moving Ahead for Future Years". The theme is in line with the story of HHR Lawyers which has experienced a long journey and is still thrilled to walk the road to success for many more years ahead....
HHR Lawyers Visited An Orphanage to Celebrate Its 26th Anniversary
  Beside a humble ceremony that was held on 15 September 2022, HHR Lawyers celebrated its 26th Anniversary together with children who live in Panti Asuhan Griya Asih, an orphanage located in Central Jakarta. We visited the orphanage on Saturday, 17 September 2022 and spent time together by having lunch, playing games, holding a sharing session about career choices and also legal counseling. The highlight of the event, HHR Lawyers handed over a sizeable donation marking the...
HHR Lawyers Participated in MERITAS Asia Regional Meeting 2022 in Bangkok
  Our MERITAS Main Contact, Nini N. Halim, also representatives of Asia Young Lawyers, Bunga F. Wijayanti and Milanti T. Kirana participated in MERITAS Asia Regional Meeting 2022 in Bangkok, hosted by Law Plus, a MERITAS member firm in Thailand, on 14-16 September 2022. Nini N. Halim, who is the Vice Chair of MERITAS Asia Leadership Committee, delivered her Welcome Address during the meeting. Bunga F. Wijayanti along with other representatives of Asia...
HHR Lawyers Represented and Attended Wavin's Groundbreaking Ceremony of Its New Production Plant in Grand Batang City
  Our Senior Partner, Nini N. Halim, our Partner, Milanti T. Kirana and our Senior Associate, Kirana Dewayani, are thrilled to be able to represent and attend our client, Wavin's Groundbreaking Ceremony of its new production plant in Grand Batang City: Batang Integrated Industrial Estate (Kawasan Industri Terpadu Batang), Central Java on 3 October 2022. The event was officiated by The President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, along with Indonesian Minister of Investment, Bahlil...
HHR Lawyers Celebrated Its 26th Anniversary with Employee Outing to Belitung
  The euphoria of HHR Lawyers' 26th Anniversary was still in the air in the end of September and we had the opportunity to have a little escape to Belitung. All of our lawyers and management team were excited to be in Belitung, which is well-known for its amazing beaches and islands. We enjoyed a fun island hopping activity and explored beautiful beaches around Belitung. Not only a vacation, we also held an intimate Gala Night in Belitung as one of our ways to take a moment to...
HHR Lawyers was Invited to Speak in the Career Talk Hosted by Universitas Pelita Harapan Jakarta
  It is our pleasure to have our Associate, Leonard H. Muliyadi, invited to speak in front of the students of Universitas Pelita Harapan, Jakarta, in the event of "Career Talk - Overview of Working in a Law Firm" on Wednesday, 7 December 2022. Leo got the opportunity to share his experience on various works that law firm frequently handles, followed with a fruitful talk regarding the important aspects in Legal Due Diligence that lawyers need to pay attention to. The...
HHR Lawyers Participated in Law's Career Fest - Jendela Karier 2022 Hosted by Universitas Katolik Parahyangan Bandung
  HHR Lawyers participated in "Law's Career Fest - Jendela Karier 2022" hosted by Faculty of Law of Universitas Katolik Parahyangan that was held on 12-13 December 2022 in Bandung, West Java. The purpose of this event was to provide law students with various information of future career and accommodate them with job opportunities. We were thrilled to see that our booth was flooded with enthusiastic and curious attendees, who were also excited to apply for HHR's...
Celebrating Year End with Season's Greetings Collaboration Video from MERITAS Members in Asia
  Christmas and New Year are just around the corner! HHR Lawyers is grateful for all the great things happened in 2022 and we are ready to welcome 2023 with many more successes and collaborations with MERITAS. Wishing all of our Meritas colleagues in Asia and worldwide happy holidays!    
Season's Greetings & Best Wishes for the New Year 2023 from all of us at HHR Lawyers
  Season's Greetings & Best Wishes for the New Year 2023 from all of us at HHR Lawyers. It's the most wonderful time of the year and looking back, we feel blessed for what we have achieved in the past years. As someone said, a grateful heart is really a magnet for miracles. Words can't describe our gratitude towards our clients, colleagues and friends for their support and we do value their continued trust in HHR Lawyers. Wishing you all the best this holiday...
Pheo M. Hutabarat Has Been Named Among Asian Legal Business "Dealmakers of Asia 2022"
  HHR Lawyers is pleased to announce that our Senior Partner, Pheo M. Hutabarat has been named among Asian Legal Business (ALB) "Dealmakers of Asia 2022". This annual listing spotlights lawyers in Asia who have overcome challenges to deliver deals for their clients with their innovation, determination and focus on client needs. The dealmaking in 2022 has matched pre-pandemic levels, keeping corporate lawyers extremely busy. It is possible for us to...
HHR Lawyers Received Positive Feedback on IFLR1000 Editorial Analysis & Client Feedback 2022
  We are delighted to share that our clients have given positive feedbacks on working with HHR Lawyers through IFLR1000 Editorial Analysis & Client Feedback 2022. The client feedbacks were received from referees during this year's research cycle of IFLR1000 and it allows us to view from the perspective of the clients. It also convey what the clients really experienced, therefore we do value the positive feedback as this is a great motivation for our firm to...
HHR Lawyers Shared Knowledge and Lawyering Life during "Cerdas dari Dalam" Event Hosted by Universitas Atma Jaya Jakarta
  Our Senior Associate, Kirana Dewayani and our Associate, Leonard Muliyadi are very honored to be invited to speak in front of the students of Faculty of Law Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia. This event, called "Cerdas dari Dalam", was held on 13 January 2023 to accommodate the students to have an overview of their future career as lawyers. This event was the best opportunity for the students to gain knowledge directly from our lawyers...
HHR Lawyers is Being Ranked in Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2023 Edition
  HHR Lawyers is thrilled to announce that The Legal 500 (Legalease) has published the rankings for Asia-Pacific 2023 edition and recognized our firm as a "Leading Firm" in Shipping, with "Recommended Lawyers" as follows: Pheo M. Hutabarat (Senior Partner), Nini N. Halim (Senior Partner), Rosna Chung (Senior Partner), Asido M. Panjaitan (Senior Partner), Peter G. Fanning (Foreign Legal Consultant), Milanti T....
Nini N. Halim Contributed in the Indonesia's Section of MERITAS' Asia: A Legal Guide for Business Investment & Expansion
  We are pleased to inform you that our Senior Partner, Nini N. Halim has contributed in the latest MERITAS' business guide, "Asia: A Legal Guide for Business Investment & Expansion".    Indonesia has expanded the use of its Standard Classification of Fields of Activity, which is amended from time to time, to determine which business activities foreign investors are allowed to perform and whether they need a local partner. To navigate this...
MERITAS Asia Marketers New Year's Meeting
  It was a great way to start 2023 by catching up with our colleagues from MERITAS Asia Marketers through online meeting on Wednesday, 25 January 2023. We are happy to be included in the insightful discussion that was led by the representative of MERITAS, Eliza Tan and attended by other Asia member firms from Zul Rafique & Partners (Malaysia), Neelakandan & Neelakandan (formerly Murugesu & Neelakandan) (Sri Lanka), Kojima Law...
Nini N. Halim Attends 2023 Meritas Board of Directors Meeting in Tampa, Florida
  HHR Lawyers is thrilled to announce that our Senior Partner, Nini N. Halim, who is also member of MERITAS Board of Directors, is attending the "2023 Meritas Board of Directors Meeting" that is being held in Tampa, Florida, USA on 15-17 February 2023. HHR Lawyers is Indonesia's exclusive member firm of Meritas, the premier global alliance of independent law firms. Our Ms. Halim has very active involvement in MERITAS. Other than member of MERITAS Board of...
Update from 2023 Meritas Board of Directors Meeting in Tampa, Florida Attended by Nini N. Halim
  HHR has landed in Tampa! Our Senior Partner, who is also a member of MERITAS Board of Directors, Nini N. Halim, is attending the "2023 Meritas Board of Directors Meeting" in Tampa, Florida, USA and took this lovely photo during her free time.  
Four HHR Partners are Listed as Indonesia Rising Stars 2023 by Asian Legal Business
  HHR Lawyers is proud to share that our four Partners, Milanti T. Kirana, Bunga F. Wijayanti, Yuris A. Hakim and M. Fathan Nautika have been named among Thomson Reuters - Asian Legal Business (ALB) "Indonesia Rising Stars 2023". This listing highlights Indonesia's top up-and-coming lawyers who are delivering exceptional performance while winning wide acclaim and favorable remarks from clients. This shows that the young...
HHR Workshop in Collaboration with DOLC 2023
  As part of the pre-event of the annual "Days of Law Career" or DOLC 2023 that was organized by Faculty of Law - University of Indonesia, HHR Lawyers held an insightful workshop with the title "Basic Skills for Easing into Lawyering World" on Friday, 24 February 2023. Our Partners, Bunga F. Wijayanti and M. Fathan Nautika, also our Associates, Sekar R. Prabhasari and Illona Christine S. attended the workshop as...
HHR Participated in DOLC 2023 Job Fair and Opened Internship Opportunities
  We were thrilled to be part of "Days of Law Career" (DOLC) 2023, the biggest law job fair in Indonesia. The event was held by Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia on 2-4 March 2023 in Kuningan City Ballroom, Jakarta and aims to accommodate the needs of law students and graduates in Indonesia by providing information and insights on job opportunities, internships, and higher education seeking. In collaboration with DOLC, HHR previously held a workshop...
HHR Lawyers Together with MERITAS Celebrate International Women's Day 2023
  Today marks International Women's Day and this year, the theme is "Embrace Equity". The aim of this year's International Women's Day campaign theme is to get the world talking about why equal opportunities aren't enough and encourage people around us to understand that equality can be achieved through equity. HHR Lawyers together with MERITAS celebrate International Women's Day 2023 with a short video to spread the awareness about the...
Update on Indonesia's Cybersecurity in OneTrust DataGuidance by Milanti T. Kirana and Sekar R. Prabhasari
  Our Partner, Milanti T. Kirana and Associate, Sekar R. Prabhasari published an article in OneTrust DataGuidance regarding the update of cybersecurity in Indonesia. OneTrust Data Guidance provides regulatory news and updates, powered by 40 in-house legal analysts and a network of over 800 lawyers. The Government of Indonesia recently enacted the Law No. 27 of 2022 regarding Personal Data Protection ("the PDPL"). The PDPL is regarded as the...
Newsletter 5th Edition March 2023: Provisions on Double Employment in Indonesia
Author: Manpower and Industrial Relations Practice Group   Under the current Indonesian legal framework, double employment (jabatan rangkap) occurred when a person simultaneously occupied the position of director or commissioner in a company while being a director or commissioner in another company. The stipulation of double employment itself is governed under Law No. 5 Year 1999 on Prohibition of Monopolistic Practices and Unfair Business Competition which partially amended by...
Newsletter 5th Edition March 2023: Issuance of New Presidential Regulation Concerning Acceleration of Infrastructure Projects in Indonesia
Author: Privatization & Development Practice Group   To accelerate the function of the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (Kementrian Pekerjaan Umum dan Perumahan Rakyat – “Ministry of Public Works”) on infrastructure development, the President of the Republic of Indonesia has issued Presidential Regulation of the Republic of Indonesia Number 120 of 2022 on Special Assignments to Speed up Infrastructure Development (“PR No. 120/ 2022”). This...
Newsletter 5th Edition March 2023: Indonesia’s brand new Presidential Regulation Number 112 of 2022: Mechanism for the Purchase of Renewable Energy-based Electricity
Author: Energy & Natural Resources Practice Group   The Republic of Indonesia has long acknowledged the importance of renewable energy, stipulated as early as of 2007 under Law No. 30 of 2007 on Energy (“Energy Law”), wherein Article 2 of Energy Law provides that the management of Energy is carried out under the principles of sustainability which include the prioritization of renewable energy. However until now there has been little detail how this is to be...
Newsletter 5th Edition March 2023: Delisting Of Public Companies
Author: Capital Market, Banking and Finance Practice Group   A. GENERAL OVERVIEW The Financial Services Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan – “OJK”) has issued OJK Regulation No. 3/POJK.04/2021 on the Implementation of Capital Market Activities which came into effect on 22 February 2021 (“POJK No. 3/2021”). In general, POJK No. 3/2021 governs broad activities of capital market, one of which is the provisions regarding delisting of public companies....
Update on Supply of Goods and International Trade Global Guides: Indonesia Articles of Thomson Reuters - Practical Law by Milanti T. Kirana and Sekar R. Prabhasari
  We are pleased to inform you that our Partner, Milanti T. Kirana and Associate, Sekar R. Prabhasari, contributed in this year's "Supply of Goods and International Trade Global Guides: Indonesia" publication of Thomson Reuters - Practical Law Global. The publication consists of three Q&A articles as following:   Importing into Indonesia: Overview This Q&A provides a high-level overview of the key matters to consider when importing...
Kirana Dewayani is Listed in Hukumonline's NexGen Lawyers 2023
  We are thrilled to inform you that our Senior Associate, Kirana Dewayani, is listed as one of the 50 young women lawyers in Hukumonline's NexGen Lawyers 2023. This annual event empowers and shares inspirational stories of the young women lawyers in Indonesia. This year, the theme is “The Future of Women Lawyers: Preparing For the Technology’s Next Level" - where Ms. Kirana shares her point of view in facing the technological advancement,...
Nini N. Halim's Point of View: The Importance of Foreign Language Proficiency
  Our Senior Partner, Nini N. Halim is featured in Hukumonline's article talking about her point of view on the importance of foreign language proficiency for Indonesian lawyers in today's globalized era.  Globalization Era, Can Lawyers Survive Without Mastering Foreign Languages? Along with the rapid development of the times, globalization has become an inevitable. This clearly has an impact on various aspects, one of which is for the legal service...
Pheo M. Hutabarat's Sixth Time Listed on The A-List: Indonesia's Top 100 Lawyers 2023
  It is our honor to share with you that our Senior Partner, Mr. Pheo M. Hutabarat is once again listed among outstanding Indonesian lawyers in Asia Business Law Journal "The A-List: Indonesia's Top 100 Lawyers 2023". This is his 6th years in a row being named on the list. The listed lawyers are described by Asia Business Law Journal as world-class lawyers, capital market leaders and agile troubleshooters. Asia Business Law Journal's The...
HHR Lawyers Promotes Luthfi I. Putera as New Partner
  Mr. Putra’s years of practice have firmly established himself as one of the firm’s trusted and key contacts to multinational and domestic clients in providing legal services.   JAKARTA, INDONESIA – 4 July 2023 – HHR Lawyers, a top tier Indonesian commercial law firm based in Jakarta, is delighted to announce the promotion of Luthfi I. Putera as a Partner of the firm. This strategic move reflects the firm’s commitment to keep enhancing...
HHR Lawyers Contribution in the Article of MERITAS Asia’s Technology Practice Group "Hot Take on Artificial Intelligence Technology"
  We are pleased to share that our firm, represented by Rosna Chung (Senior Partner), Milanti T. Kirana (Partner) and Sekar R. Prabhasari (Associate), participated in sharing their thoughts for MERITAS Asia’s Technology Group article "Hot Take on Artificial Intelligence Technology". Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) promises to transform a lot of the ways in which we live and work. But adopting AI as part of your business or...
Kirana Dewayani as the Speaker of Atma Jaya Catholic University's Corporate Legal Academy Webinar
  Our Senior Associate, Kirana Dewayani was the speaker of Atma Jaya Catholic University's Corporate Legal Academy ("CLA") webinar on Saturday, 8 July 2023. During the webinar, Ms. Dewayani brought up the topic in relation to "Emerging Trends in Merger, Acquisition and Consolidation: Legal Issues and Challenges in Indonesia". It was a great webinar with such an insightful discussion. Corporate Legal Academy is a business law-based webinar...
Pheo M. Hutabarat is Listed in Asian Legal Business' Asia Super 50 Disputes Lawyers 2023
  It is our honor to inform you that our Senior Partner, Pheo M. Hutabarat is listed in "Asia Super 50 Disputes Lawyers 2023" by Thomson Reuters's Asian Legal Business ("ALB"). This annual list showcases top-notch dispute lawyers in Asia, who were selected based on client recommendations sent directly to ALB. Over 700 in-house counsels across 11 jurisdictions in Asia and overseas participated by giving their recommendations for dispute...
Pheo M. Hutabarat Was Invited to Speak at Corporate Legal Academy 2023 at Atma Jaya Catholic University Jakarta
  Our Founder and Managing Partner, who is also a Senior Partner at HHR Lawyers, Mr. Pheo M. Hutabarat was invited by Corporate Legal Academy to speak at their talk show that was held on 29 July 2023 at Atma Jaya Catholic University, Jakarta. The topic of the talk show is "Understanding The Different Perspective of Working in a Law Firm and a Company", where Mr. Pheo Hutabarat shared his knowledge and experience as a lawyer, also gave his...
Morning Coffee: A Celebration to Welcome Pardamean Kurniawan Back from His Study at Cornell University
  Our lawyers started the month of August with a Morning Coffee activity. It is our firm's regular activity where all lawyers are given the opportunity to talk about any update or hot issue while having coffee and snacks in the morning. The event was special this time because it was also a celebration to welcome our Senior Associate, Pardamean Kurniawan back from his master study at Cornell University in the USA. We took this opportunity to invite Mr. Pardamean...
HHR Lawyers and Its Eight Lawyers are Recognized in 2023 IFLR1000 Ranking
  We are thrilled to announce that HHR Lawyers once again has been recognized in 2023 IFLR1000 law firm ranking as "Recommended Firm" in various practice areas as following: Banking, Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity, M&A, Restructuring and Insolvency, and Project Development.  Eight lawyers of our firm are also acknowledged in 2023 IFLR1000 lawyers ranking. This year, Mr. Pheo M. Hutabarat and Ms. Rosna Chung, our Senior Partners,...
78th Indonesia Independence Day
  Today we are celebrating 78 years of Indonesia's independence. During this moment, we reflect on Indonesia’s incredible achievements for the past 78 years, with its rich history and diverse culture. HHR Lawyers is honored to be a part of Indonesia's journey towards growth and innovation, in line with this year’s theme: “Moving Forward, Advancing Indonesia (Terus Melaju Untuk Indonesia Maju)”. Let's continue to work hand in hand to continue...
HHR Lawyers Celebrated 78th Indonesia Independence Day and Held Landmark Transactions Presentation
  Our celebration of Indonesia Independence Day this year was so much fun! We celebrated a little bit earlier on 16 August 2023 in our new Main Building, that will be ready to be our office soon. The event was filled with fun games and laughter from all lawyers and management team of HHR Lawyers. Before the celebration, we held a Landmark Transactions presentation, where our lawyers were given the opportunity to share their experience, challenge and thoughts on their landmark works...
HHR Lawyers and Pheo M. Hutabarat are Recognised in asialaw 2023-24 as Highly Recommended Firm and Distinguished Practitioner
  The asialaw 2023-24 edition has been published and HHR has earned the prestigious title of "Highly Recommended Firm". We are proud to be ranked in numerous practice areas and industry sectors. Furthermore, our Senior Partner, Pheo M. Hutabarat, has once again been recognized as a "Distinguished Practitioner" in Dispute Resolution, a recognition that has been consistently bestowed upon him for several years, showcasing our exceptional legal expertise. HHR...
HHR Lawyers Supports the Upcoming IPBA Regional Conference 2023 in Jakarta
  We are excited to inform you that HHR Lawyers supports the upcoming Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) Regional Conference 2023, to be held in Jakarta as the host. This year's theme is "Capitalizing on Indonesia's Imperative Capitals: The New Capital City, Human Capital, and Investment Capital", and it will take place on 18 September 2023 in InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah. Our Senior Partner, who is also a member of IPBA, Nini N. Halim,...
HHR Lawyers 27th Anniversary
  HHR Lawyers is proud to mark 15 September 2023 as our 27th anniversary. From day one, we have strived to be the firm that think globally but knows how to solve legal issues locally. As this year's theme, "Rise Beyond the Ordinary", we continue our journey as a reputable national Indonesian commercial law firm. For over two and a half decades, we've been passionately providing a wide range of legal services, to support the interests of domestic and multinational...
HHR Lawyers Celebrated Its 27th Anniversary
  Reflecting on an extraordinary journey as we celebrated our 27th anniversary on 15 September 2023 and marked the special day with the soft opening of our Grha HHR Lawyers’ new Main Building. The theme of this year's anniversary is "Rise Beyond the Ordinary" and all lawyers and staffs gathered in a fun party in Nusantara Lounge donned Indonesia's traditional costumes. Not only we showed our gratitude to God with Tumpengan ceremony, but we also had delicious...
HHR Lawyers Will Attend MERITAS Asia Regional Meeting 2023 in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  We are thrilled to inform you that HHR Lawyers is going to Sri Lanka! MERITAS Asia Regional Meeting 2023 will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 21-23 September 2023 and we are represented by our Senior Partner, Nini N. Halim and Partner, Milanti T. Kirana. HHR Lawyers is Indonesia's exclusive member firm of MERITAS, the premier global alliance of independent law firms. The event will be a great opportunity to have insightful discussions and engage with...
HHR Lawyers Participated in IPBA Regional Conference 2023 in Jakarta
  Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) Regional Conference 2023 was successfully held on 18 September 2023 in Jakarta and HHR Lawyers is proud to be one of its main sponsors. This year's theme was "Capitalizing on Indonesia's Imperative Capitals: The New Capital City, Human Capital, and Investment Capital". Our Senior Partner, who is also a member of IPBA, Nini N. Halim, was one of the host committee members for the event. Our lawyers, represented by our...
HHR Lawyers Attended MERITAS Asia Regional Meeting 2023 in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  Our Senior Partner, Nini N. Halim, and Partner, Milanti T. Kirana flew to Colombo, Sri Lanka to represent HHR Lawyers at the MERITAS Asia Regional Meeting 2023 that was held on 21-23 September 2023. HHR Lawyers is Indonesia's exclusive member firm of MERITAS, the premier global alliance of independent law firms. It was an incredible gathering where we were able to meet our MERITAS colleagues from across Asia and an opportunity to share knowledge, ideas,...
HHR Lawyers Recognized in Asia Business Law Journal's Indonesia Law Firm Awards 2023
  We are pleased to inform you that HHR Lawyers has been recognized in Asia Business Law Journal (ABLJ)'s Indonesia Law Firm Awards 2023 for Fintech and Intellectual Property Protection. ABLJ acknowledges local independent and multinational law firms for this annual award, to sort and name Indonesia's top law firms. As we have been named as one of the winners, we are proud to be a reputable national Indonesian commercial law firm which provides a wide range of legal...
Asian Legal Business Recognized HHR Lawyers in Its Asia M&A Rankings 2023
  Asian Legal Business (ALB) September 2023 edition has published its annual "Asia M&A Rankings" and HHR Lawyers is thrilled to be listed and recognized as "Notable Firm" this year. It is a valuable achievement that shows the extraordinary quality and reputation of our firm, especially in the practice area of M&A. HHR Lawyers serves clients of all sizes, from Indonesian entrepreneurs to Fortune 200 companies. We represent clients in a broad range of...
HHR Lawyers Celebrated National Batik Day 2023
  Happy National Batik Day from all of us at HHR Lawyers! Today, we came to the office wearing our batik with pride, celebrating our cultural heritage. At HHR Lawyers, batik is more than just clothing or fabric, it's a part of our firm's identity and characteristics. Batik brings us together, and we take great pride in it.    
HHR Lawyers' Morning Coffee Session in October 2023
  Welcome to another vibrant morning at HHR Lawyers! At HHR Lawyers' Nusantara Lounge, our "Morning Coffee" session was anything but ordinary. This time, the topic was all about "Getting the Master Through: LL.M. Degree (Lex Legibus Master)", where we had our Senior Partner, Pheo M. Hutabarat as the moderator and LL.M. alumni from prestigious universities abroad: our Senior Associate, Pardamean Kurniawan from Cornell University, USA, also...
Pheo M. Hutabarat Invited to Speak at Osaka Real Estate Symposium
  Our Pheo M. Hutabarat rocked the stage in Osaka! Our Managing and Senior Partner, Mr. Pheo M. Hutabarat, was invited by the Japanese Ministry of Justice and International Civil and Commercial Law the International Civil & Commercial Laws Centre Foundation (ICCLC) to the "Symposium on Laws & Practice of Real Estate in South East Asia's Four Countries" held in Osaka on 26 October 2023 - where he presented his paper titled "Indonesian Real Estate...
Pheo M. Hutabarat Attends IBA Conference Paris 2023
  We've got an update from Paris, the city of lights. Our Senior Partner, Pheo M. Hutabarat, recently jetted off to Paris, France, for the International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference 2023. Imagine the iconic Palais des Congrès de Paris served as the grand stage for this extraordinary gathering from 30 October to 3 November 2023. This conference is the gathering for legal professionals worldwide, offering a unique platform to meet, share knowledge,...
Milanti T. Kirana Contributes in MERITAS Business Guide
  Bravo to our Partner, Milanti T. Kirana for the publication of the MERITAS Business Guide titled "A Roadmap to Personal Data Protection & Privacy in Asia". She is one of the contributors to this guide, collaborating with 14 other MERITAS member firms from 13 Asian countries. Together, they provide a comprehensive overview of personal data protection and privacy - a must read for anyone investing or doing business in Asia, offering key insights into the...
Season's Greetings Celebration at HHR Lawyers
  We set the holiday vibe early at HHR Lawyers with a Christmas and New Year celebration last Friday, on 15 December 2023. Kicking off with a Christmas service that warmed our hearts, we dived into the festivities with doorprizes and Secret Santa gift exchanges that left us all feeling excited!   Our special guest star Merdi S. from Diskoria, spinning beats that made the office groove like never before. We also took a moment for reflection, watching a...
HHR Lawyers Recognized by Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2024 in Multiple Categories
  We are beyond honored to share the news that HHR Lawyers has been recognized by The Legal 500 in its latest Asia-Pacific 2024 publication in multiple categories. Our firm is listed as a Leading Firm in Shipping, and our six Lead Lawyers, Pheo M. Hutabarat, Nini N. Halim, Rosna Chung, Asido M. Panjaitan, Yuris A. Hakim and Luthfi I. Putera, are mentioned as Recommended Lawyers in Shipping. Not just that, we've got our eyes on the horizon,...
Milanti Kirana Once Again Named in Asian Legal Business Indonesia Rising Stars 2024
  We are thrilled to inform you that our Partner, Milanti T. Kirana has been named once again as one of the "Indonesia Rising Star 2024" by Thomson Reuters' Asian Legal Business (ALB). This marks her third consecutive appearance on this prestigious list, a testament to her unwavering commitment to excellence in legal practice.   ALB's recognition highlights Milanti's exceptional commitment to delivering high-quality legal services to our...