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
Author: Capital Market & Banking Finance Practice Group
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.
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
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
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
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, 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.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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.
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
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!
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,
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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