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Makarim & Taira S.

Alexandra F.M. Gerungan

Alexandra F.M. Gerungan

Partner

Expertise

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Employment
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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Activity

WSG Leadership

Banking & Finance Group
Member
Employment and Labor Group
Member
IBA Group
Member
Restructuring & Insolvency Group
Member
White Collar Crime Group
Member
Profile
Alexandra Gerungan is a Partner dealing with litigation/dispute resolutions at Makarim & Taira S. She has successfully handled litigation and dispute resolution cases across highly diverse sectors.

Her experience ranges from civil lawsuits to arbitration; alternative dispute resolution; anti-corruption investigation; employment issues; land/property cases; insurance, banking and future exchange claims/disputes; police investigations (for example related to allegations of forestry and environmental crimes); and internal/independent investigations. She also advises on related matters such as due diligence and general investigations, liquidation, bankruptcy/suspension of payment, and land/property issues.

Drawing on her experience, she is moreover able to advise clients on transaction structures, agreements and general business practices with a view to preventing the emergence of future disputes or issues.

Alexandra is a frequent contributor to and a co-author of various reports, articles and publications on litigation, arbitration, alternate dispute resolution, environment matters, rule of law, compliance issues and labor law. Her articles have appeared internationally in Law Business Research, Global Legal Group and World Justice Project. She has also been invited as a speaker for seminars and workshops on litigation, arbitration, dispute settlement alternatives and insolvency.

Bar Admissions

Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI)
Indonesian Bar Association (IKADIN)

Education

LL.M. (Adv.), Leiden University, Netherlands, 2011
S.H., University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia, 1997
Areas of Practice

Corporate and Commercial | Employment | Insolvency and Restructuring | Litigation and Dispute Resolution | Mining and Energy

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Sworn Translator (English-Indonesia, vice versa) (Decrees of the Governor of DKI Jakarta No. 1607/2008 and No.1631/2008)

Professional Associations

Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI).
Indonesian Advocates Society (IKADIN).
Sworn Translator (English to Indonesia and vice versa).
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Indonesia.
International Bar Association (IBA).
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb).


Seminars

1. Give training on translation at Secretariat Cabinet, Jakarta, September 2017.
2. Indonesian - Netherlands Association - Indonesian Benelux Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting, Jakarta, 23 May 2017.
3. Speak at Compliance & Transparency Forum, Jakarta, 22 May 2017.
4. Judge for the Legal Opinion Competition (Final Round) at Pelita Harapan University, Jakarta, May 2017.
5. Speak at Makarim & Taira S. &ndash ALB Investing in Indonesia Forum 2017, Tokyo, April 2017.
6. Give training on translation at Secretariat Cabinet, Jakarta, October 2016.
7. Speak at Seminar and Workshop ALSA 2016, Semarang, July 2016.
8. Speak at Makarim & Taira S. &ndash ALB Investing in Indonesia Forum 2016, Beijing, June 2016.
9. Speak at Global Legal Confex, New Delhi, India, April 2016.
10. Speak at Indonesian Benelux Chamber of Commerce on Perfectives on Legal Practice in Indonesia, Jakarta, March 2016.
11. Speak at Global Legal ConfEx, Singapore, February 2016.
12. Attend trainings on Claims & Disputes, Jakarta, November 2015.
13. Attend trainings on Conditions of Contract for EPC/ Turnkey Projects (Silver Book), Bandung, November 2015.
14. Attend trainings on FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction (Red Book), Bandung, November 2015.
15. Speak at Global Legal Confex, Dubai, UAE, October 2015.
16. Seminar on The Rise and Rise of International Arbitration in Indonesia, Jakarta, September 2015.
17. Seminar on Arbitration of Oil and Gas Disputes, Jakarta, September 2015.
18. Seminar on RAIF Conference, Kuala Lumpur, May 2015.
19. Speak on Indonesian Insolvency Law in State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Law Section's 12th Annual International Bankruptcy Law Seminar, Bali, Indonesia, March 2015.
20. Speak on litigation/dispute resolutions mechanism in an in-house training of one of Asia's major cement producer, Jakarta, Indonesia, February 2015.
21. Giving lecture on introduction to bankruptcy/delay of payment proceedings at IPMI International Business School, November 2014.
22. Accelerated Route to Membership, Nice, 20-21 September 2014, held by Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) European branch, and passing the membership assessment and examination.
23. Roundtable on Bilateral Investment Treaties: Is This the End of an Era? Practical Consequences for Foreign Investors of Indonesia's New Treaty Policy, Jakarta, 3 July 2014, held by ICC Indonesia.
24. Anti-Corruption Conference, Jakarta, 24-25 April 2014, held by International Bar Association.
25. Seminar on New ICC Mediation Rules, Jakarta, 11 March 2014, held by ICC Indonesia.
26. Global Litigation Outsourcing Conference & Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 25-26 February 2014, arranged by Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyer (GOAL).
27. Indonesia & SE Asia: International Arbitration Summit, Jakarta, December 2013.
28. Global Anti-Bribery In-House Network (GAIN) conference, Dubai, 28-29 October 2013, arranged by TRACE International.
29. One of the guest speakers in The Asian Law Students Association Workshop on An Overview of Foreign Investment from Three Legal Practice Areas organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia, 6 April 2013.
30. Seminar on Effective Dispute Resolution: A Malaysian Perspective, Jakarta, 20 March 2013, held by Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA).
31. Regional Arbitral Institutes Forum (RAIF) 6th Conference, Indonesia, May 2012.
32. Profitable Power Investment Insights in Indonesia &ndash 2nd Annual Indonesia Power conference by IBC Asia(s) Pte. Ltd, Jakarta, 29-30 November 2011.
33. The Interaction of International Investment Law with Other Fields of Public International Law, Leiden Law School, 8-9 April 2011.
34. The Role of Legal Translation in Legal Harmonisation, Universiteit van Amsterdam, 21 January 2011.
35. 2nd St. Gallen International Dispute Resolution Conference, St. Gallen University, Switzerland, October 2010.
36. International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Workshop for Energy and National Resource Industry, Singapore, July 2009.
37. Professional Legal Drafting, December 2006, Jakarta.
38. Cyber Law Course, 17-21 July 2006, arranged by FHUI.
39. Seminars on the Industrial Dispute Settlement, February and July 2006, Jakarta.
40. Seminar on UNIDROIT Work on International Commercial Contracts, Finance and Arbitration, and Its Relevance for Indonesian Business, November 2005, Jakarta.
41. Seminar on Bankruptcy Law, September-October 2005, Jakarta.
42. International Entry Course of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch), April 2005, Jakarta.


Professional Activities and Experience

Associate, Luhut Marihot Parulian Pangaribuan, 1999-2004
Associate, Situmeang Hassim & Associates Law Firm, 1998-1999
English Teacher, H.B. Private, 1996-1998

Articles

Chambers Global Practice Guide: Insurance and Reinsurance 2020, An Exclusive Indonesia Chapter
Makarim & Taira S., March 2020

Chambers & Partners published its Practice Guide on Insurance and Reinsurance 2020. This guide provides expert legal commentary on key issues for businesses, and covers the important developments in the most significant jurisdictions...

Latest Amendment to the Procedure for the Resolution of Small Claims Lawsuit
Makarim & Taira S., October 2019

On 6 August 2019, the Supreme Court (“SC”) issued Regulation No. 4 of 2019 (“SC Reg 4/2019”), amending the previous regulation, SC Regulation No. 2 of 2015 on the Procedure for the Resolution of Small Claims Lawsuit (“Previous Regulation”). SC Reg 4/2019 came into force on 20 August 2019. In general, SC Reg 4/2019 provides more optimal and effective regulation than the Previous Regulation...

The New Regulation on E-Litigation
Makarim & Taira S., September 2019

The rapid development of technology in the modern era has required more effective and efficient case and court administration services. In addition, Article 2 (4) of Law Number 48 of 2009 on Judicial Powers requires the justice system to be simple, quick and low cost. For this reason, the Indonesian Supreme Court saw a need to reform the administrative and justice system in order to overcome the existing obstacles and challenges of administering the justice system...

Additional Articles

1. Contributor to the International Comparative Legal Guide to Construction & Engineering Law 2017 4th Edition, June 2017.
2. Contributor to Global Legal Insights to International Arbitration 3rd Edition, May 2017.
3. Contributor to the International Comparative Legal Guide to Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2017 (10th Edition), April 2017.
4. Contributor to the International Comparative Legal Guide to Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2017 (2nd Edition), March 2017.
5. Contributor to Asian Legal Business published in December 2016 by Thomson Reuters.
6. Contributor to International Execution against Judgment Debtors, Indonesia Chapter, October 2016.
7. Contributor to the Indonesia Environmental Law of Corporate Live Wire's Virtual Round Table, May 2016.
8. Contributor to Global Legal Insights to International Arbitration 2nd Edition, May 2016.
9. Contributor to International Comparative Legal Guide series - Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2016 published in March 2016.
10. Contributor to the International Comparative Legal Guide: Environment & Climate Change Law 2016 (13th Edition).
11. Contributor to Benchmarking Public Procurement 2016 Report published in November 2015 by World Bank Group.
12. Contributor to the Indonesia Environmental Law of Corporate Live Wire's Virtual Round Table, April 2015.
13. Contributor to the Indonesian chapter of Global Legal Insights to Litigation & Dispute Resolution (4th Edition), April 2015.
14. Contributor to Global Legal Insights &ndash International Arbitration, Indonesia Chapter, March 2015.
15. Contributor to International Comparative Legal Guide to: Environment & Climate Change Law 2015 (12th Edition) &ndash Indonesia, February 2015.
16. Contributor to Litigation and Dispute Resolution 3rd Edition published by Global Legal Insights, July 2014.
17. Speak in knowledge sharing for managerial level of a state-owned enterprise on recent arbitration cases involving the company.
18. Contributor to Environment & Climate Change Law 2014 11th Edition, Indonesian chapter, published by The International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG), April 2014.
19. Contributor to Environment 2014 published by Getting the Deal Through, December 2013.
20. Contributor to Litigation and Dispute Resolution 2nd Edition published by Global Legal Insights, July 2013.
21. Contributor to Indonesian chapter for Breaking the Glass Ceiling, 2013 edition, July 2013.
22. Contributor to Virtual Round Table on Environmental Law published by Corporate Live Wire, April 2013.
23. Contributor to Indonesian chapter for Breaking the Glass Ceiling, 2012 edition, July 2012.


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