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DFDL  

Legal Services | Indonesia

www.dfdl.com
tel: +62 21 515 1888 | fax: +62 21 515 5353
Indonesia Stock Exchange Building | Jakarta | 12190 | Indonesia


Main Contacts

L-Martin Desautels

L-Martin DesautelsRegional Managing Partner

Marcus Collins

Marcus CollinsPartner; Managing Director, Indonesia

David Doran

David DoranFounding Partner

DFDL's Overview

In Indonesia, DFDL has established an exclusive association with Mataram Partners, a trusted and dynamic Indonesian law firm serving the needs of domestic and foreign investors in Indonesia since 2006. With a team of lawyers with exceptional academic and professional backgrounds, all of whom are fluent in English, Mataram Partners delivers international standard legal advisory services tailored to international clients, while being solidly grounded in Indonesian law.

Mataram’s practice spans virtually all areas of civil and commercial law in Indonesia across a broad range of industries, including all aspects of investment in Indonesia, concessions, joint ventures, M&A, asset acquisitions, financing, construction and disputes.

With Mataram’s in-depth knowledge of the Indonesian business environment, foreign and local investors benefit from international standard up-to-date Indonesia law advice. Combined with DFDL’s regional legal and tax expertise, they leverage from our firm’s extensive experience in international cross-border operations for business expansion from the Archipelago.

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 140

Areas of Practice
  • Agriculture
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
  • Carbon Credit Trading
  • Compliance
  • Copyright
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Hospitality
  • Hydropower
  • Immigration Law
  • Infrastructure
  • Intellectual Property
  • Licensing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Other Renewable and Green Energy
  • Patents
  • Power Projects
  • Public Sector Consultancy
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Development and Construction
  • Retail
  • Road
  • Securities
  • Tax & Customs
  • Tax Disputes
  • Telecommunications
  • Telecoms
  • Trade & Commerce
  • Trademarks
Representative Clients
  • Fortis Bank
  • Jumeira Group
  • MediaOne
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Starwood Asia Pacific Hotels & Resorts
  • USAID
  • World Bank
Professionals

Partners

Marcus Collins

Marcus CollinsPartner; Managing Director, Indonesia

L-Martin Desautels

L-Martin DesautelsRegional Managing Partner


Other

Anindya Pratidina

Anindya PratidinaLegal Adviser

Articles

Cambodia: New Prakas on Formalities of Certification Work of Architectural Design and Structural Design
DFDL, January 2022

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (“MLMUPC”) issued a new Prakas No. 109 on 22 November 2021 on the Formalities for Certification Work of Architectural Design and Structural Design (“Prakas 109”). The purpose of this Prakas 109 is to regulate the formalities of inspection and certification works in order to implement the Sub-Decree No. 225 on the Condition and Procedures of Construction Inspection and Certification issued on 30 December 2020. This Prakas 109 sets out the classification, types and sizes of the building that required the inspection and certification of the drawings as a mandatory and voluntary basis...

Thai Cabinet Passes New Draft Resolution Easing Restrictions on Cross-Border Transactions and Commercial Activities
DFDL, December 2021

On 23 November 2021 The Thai Cabinet passed a resolution permitting the amendment of Ministerial Regulation No. 13 (the “Regulation”) under the Exchange Control Act (1942) which relaxes a lot of the rules on cross-border transactions, online activities and e-commerce matters. The amendments, among other things, includes: Allowing permitted persons (business operators) to accept foreign currency via sources other than bank notes (i.e. debit cards, credit cards issued by foreign banks, electronic transfers etc.). Previously, only duly licensed operators were permitted to operate or engage in foreign currency exchange activities...

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Press

DFDL Receives Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 Awards
DFDL, January 2022

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 edition is out! DFDL has been recognized as Top Tier Firm in 5 practice areas and recommended in 10. 8 DFDL lawyers have received an award: 5 are listed in the elite “Leading Lawyers” group and 3 in the “Next Generation Lawyers” group. We are very pleased to have maintained the rankings of our practices and lawyers for this 2022 edition. We are very proud of our Vietnam Corporate and M&A practice which has improved and got ranked Tier 2 for 2022. Our deepest congratulations to our hard-working Partners and their team for their resilience, dedication, and commitment throughout 2021...

Shahwar Nizam Listed as Top Bangladesh Lawyer by Asia Business Law Journal
DFDL, January 2022

DFDL is pleased to announce that our Partner and Bangladesh Managing Director, Shahwar Nizam, has been ranked as Bangladesh Top Lawyer by Asi

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