A Practical Guide to Property Law

My first book will soon be published by Gramedia with a title of "A Practical Guide to Property Law" (Panduan Praktis Hukum Properti). This book is essentially a compilation of my previous various articles, opinion, and thoughts on housing, condominium, land, and property development law in Indonesia. Some articles were written in English language. It…
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Interview by Marcopolis on Indonesia Real Estate Law

Eddy Leks, CEO and Managing Partner of Leks&Co, was interviewed by Marcopolis, to provide legal viewpoint on real estate in Indonesia. The interview covers legal frame work of real estate investment in Indonesia, particularly foreign investment, foreigner ownership of property in Indonesia, and ease of doing business in Indonesia. Please visit this link to read it…
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Market-Leading Lawyer on Construction & Real Estate 2016

I am so glad to be listed as market-leading lawyer of construction & real estate by asialaw Leading Lawyers 2016 in Indonesia. Thank you very much to all our valuable clients who supported our firm continually. And congratulation for all leading lawyers in Indonesia who are also listed according to their field of areas. Keep up doing well!

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US Business Law for International Practitioners

I attended a summer school program at Penn Law school, University of Pennsylvania on "US Business Law for International Practitioners" in July, for around 2 weeks. The school also brought the students to visit New York and Washington DC to US Capitol and Supreme Court. It was a valuable and enjoying experience, having the chance to…
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Improving Investment Climate with New Negative Investment List

This is my legal view published in Forbes Indonesia magazine in July 2016. This column describes the new negative investment list promulgated in May 2016, its changes, and its impact to foreign investment. The new regulation confirms that the previously-issued licenses will not be affected unless it is more beneficial to investors. The column also…
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Reclamation, Whose Authority? (Indonesian Version)

Reclamation debate was a big dispute and as a result, I wrote a short article about it. It has been published in Property&Bank magazine in two editions, May and June 2016. Please read it for your reading pleasure or you may visit this link.
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2-Day Real Estate Law Workshop on 12 and 13 May 2016

The 2-day real estate law workshop covered many legal aspects on real estate development. Situated at Hotel Santika Premiere, the workshop took 2 full day to cover pre-construction, construction, and post-construction activities. The workshop discussed fundamentals of land law, housing law (developer's perspective), condominium law (developer's perspective), drafting sale and purchase agreement on real property…
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Bankruptcy Threat Haunts Real Estate Investors (Indonesian Language)

I wrote an article recently, and published in KONTAN daily newspaper on 12 May 2016, with a title "Bankruptcy Threat Haunts Real Estate Investors" (Ancaman Pailit Hantui Investor Properti). The article speaks about the real and current threat that is inherent in every primary real estate development. The buyer in primary market, since the real…
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