log in
Print | Back

Makarim & Taira S.

Lina A. Amran

Lina A. Amran



  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Foreign Investment
  • Mining and Energy

WSG Practice Industries


WSG Leadership

WSG Main Group
Lina Amran is a Partner at M&T with over two decades of legal and commercial experience, specializing in Banking and Finance. Her areas of expertise include but are not limited to M&A, banking, restructuring, trade financing, credit insurance, and commodities trading. She is also familiar with electronic banking transactions, including issues related to e-payment in emerging digital economy.

She has a long and solid track record of advising and representing local and international banks as well as financial institutions in relation to various banking and financing legal matters, including liasing with governmental bodies. In 2003 she acted for major investors in Indonesian bank share in the acquisition of 51% shares of PT Bank Danamon Tbk from the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA) and in the 2004 purchase of shares of PT. Bank Permata from PT. Perusahaan Pengelola Asset (Persero).

More recently her bank clients have included Tbk, PT. Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk., PT. Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk., Deutsche Bank AG, DZ Bank AG, and her non-bank clients have included companies from hospital and mining industries.

Lina is a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia – PERADI) and the Capital Markets Legal Consultants Association of Indonesia (Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Pasar Modal - HKHPM). She is also a published author on Indonesian e-payments and the regulatory landscape.

Bar Admissions

Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI) since 2007


S.H., University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia, 1990
MBA, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, 1993
Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance | Capital Markets | Foreign Investment | Mining and Energy | Transportation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Seconded to an Australian law firm in 2000


Speaker at the Law Faculty of University of Indonesia Career Day, 2008
Speaker at 15th Annual Coaltrans Asia, Bali, Indonesia, 31st May - 3rd June 2009

An Introduction to the Proposed Omnibus Law
Makarim & Taira S., December 2019

According to the World Bank’s 2019 Doing Business index, Indonesia sits in 73rd position overall out of 190 countries in terms of ease of doing business. President Joko Widodo has set as a target increasing Indonesia’s ranking to 40th position. To boost investment and ease of doing business in Indonesia, in his inauguration speech on 20 October 2019, President Joko Widodo introduced the idea of enacting an Omnibus Law...

The Requirement to Use the Indonesian Language is Regulated Further
Makarim & Taira S., October 2019

Background After ten long years of the issuance of Law No. 24 of 2009 on the National Flag, Language, Emblem, and Anthem (“Language Law”), the Government of Indonesia has finally issued an implementing regulation of the Language Law, ie Presidential Regulation No. 63 of 2019 on the Use of the Indonesian Language (“PR 63/2019”). It came into effect on 30 September 2019.   Key provisions which may be relevant to businesses   a...

Bank Indonesia Issues a New Regulation on the Reporting of Foreign Exchange Flow Activities
Makarim & Taira S., March 2019

Bank Indonesia (“BI”) recently issued Regulation No. 21/2/PBI/2019 on theReporting of Foreign Exchange Flow Activities (Kegiatan Lalu Lintas Devisa)(“Reg. 21/2”) on 7 January 2019, which came into effect on 1 March 2019. Reg. 21/2 partially revokes BI Regulation No...

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

HOME | SITE MAP | GLANCE | PRIVACY POLICY | DISCLAIMER |  © World Services Group, 2020