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Makarim & Taira S.

Frederick Bonar Simanjuntak

Frederick Bonar Simanjuntak

Partner

Expertise

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Foreign Investment
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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Profile

Bar Admissions

Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI) since 2010.

Education

LL.M., Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, 2007
S.H., University of Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia, 2004
Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance | Corporate and Commercial | Foreign Investment | Mergers and Acquisitions

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

1. handled a sale of assets transactions between banks and won the "Asian Counsel’s Deal of the Year 2009".
2. handled the financing of one of the most significant power plant projects in Java island (2016 - 2017).

Professional Associations

Member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI) since 2010.


Seminars

Speaker at the Makarim & Taira S. ALB Investing In Indonesia Forum (Seminar) 2016, Beijing, China, June 2016


Professional Activities and Experience

Associate, Wiriadinata & Saleh Law Offices, 2005-2008
Junior Lawyer, Gani Djemat & Partners Law Firm, 2004-2005

Articles

Regulating the Growth of Electronic and Digital Banking Services
Makarim & Taira S., December 2020

With the rapid development of technology and the rise of new finance products and players in the fintech industry, banks are pushed to produce new products and innovative services in order to serve their customers and keep abreast of the behaviour of consumers who appreciate the convenience of digital services. In response to this, the Financial Services Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan -- OJK) has issued OJK Regulation No. 12/POJK...

Aircraft Finance & Leasing in Indonesia
Makarim & Taira S., March 2020

The Indonesian aviation sector has grown rapidly over the past few years. Due to this, airlines and lessors have been capitalising on the general availability of diverse sources of funding. In particular, aircraft sale-leaseback or lease trans-actions are used more frequently due to competitive pricing and Indonesia has been trying to develop a legal framework to accommodate the financing and leasing of aircraft...

Bank Indonesia's National Payment Gateway Introduced
Makarim & Taira S., August 2018

The regulation on the national payment gateway has finally been issued. Bank Indonesia (“BI”), through its regulation No. 19/8/PBI/2017 (“PBI 19/8”) aims to establish national payment system interoperability by implementing switching interconnectivity. The following is a general overview of PBI 19/8...

Additional Articles

Published Articles:

1. Indonesian Government Relaxes Foreign Ownership Restrictions in Certain Business Sectors, published in Asian Legal Business Magazine (Asia and China edition), September 2016.

2. Acquisition of a Business in the Banking Sector in Indonesia, published in Executiveview.com, March 2010.

3. Indonesian Government Relaxes Foreign Ownership Restrictions in Certain Business Sectors, published in the Hong Kong Lawyer magazine, September 2016.


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