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Private Funds 2016: Discussion


Who’s Who Legal has brought together Stephanie Breslow of Schulte Roth & Zabel, New York, and Andrew Ostrognai of Debevoise & Plimpton, Hong Kong, to discuss issues facing private funds lawyers today.

Indonesia: Market Overview

Despite being the world’s largest archipelagic state and fourth most populous country – it is estimated to be home to over 255 million people – Indonesia is not yet a major player on the world stage. Indonesia presents huge opportunities and challenges to businesses, international investors and its government alike and the country has seen a considerable shake-up in the past 12 months with President Joko Widodo enacting substantial changes since entering office in October 2014. Earlier in 2015 Who’s Who Legal travelled to Jakarta to meet some of the country’s leading lawyers and to find out more about this future superpower.

Indonesian Acquisition Overview


Mark Innis, Baker & McKenzie The following sets out an overview of the acquisition processes in Indonesia. Careful consideration of the issues that arise in acquisitions is required upfront as there are certain unique features to Indonesian law.

Indonesia: Legal Marketplace Analysis

From this emerging market we highlight 17 of the leading firms, recognising both independent local practices and those affiliated to foreign entities. Leading the way we have Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners and SSEK, an affiliated firm and independent firm, respectively. These firms prove that regardless of international connections and affiliations, it is the ability to offer market leading legal advice and local market insight that is still paramount to clients.

Consistent in Being Inconsistent: Indonesian Court’s Approach to Reporting Requirements and Enforceability of Offshore Commercial Loans


Karen Mills, Iswahjudi A Karim and Ilman Rakhmat, KarimSyah Law Firm, Jakarta KarimSyah gives an overview of the reporting requirements and enforceability of offshore commercial loans in Indonesia, and the issues facing those involved in the field.

Indonesian Arbitration Overview


Andi Yusuf Kadir, Baker & McKenzie Andi Yusuf Kadir provides an insight into the Indonesian dispute resolution marketplace, offering an overview on practices in the country as well as highlighting some of the recent trends and developments in the field.

Network Ownership – Case C-375/14


By Stefano Sbordoni of Studio Legale Sbordoni "Now we await the conclusions of the advocate general on 29 November 2015 and the nth judgment, which will be particularly important in view of the imminent call for tenders, given that the natural expiry date of all the brick-and-mortar licences and a good part of the online licences is 30 June 2016. The judgment will certainly impact the entire public gaming network". 

Countering Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing in Gambling – A Missed Opportunity for Ireland?


By Joe Kelly of A&L Goodbody "It is an anomaly that Irish anti-money laundering and antiterrorist financing laws have not to date been extended to cover land-based or online bookmakers or gaming operators."

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