Senior Foreign Counsel
Rick Beckmann is a mining lawyer based in Jakarta, Indonesia, where he has worked as a foreign legal counsel since 1999. His main focus is mining and resources, with expertise in various minerals. Rick advises both purchasers and vendors of mining projects, mining companies at both exploration and exploitation phases, mining service companies, mining equipment suppliers, and financiers of mining operations. Rick also has a strong plantations practice, specialising in CPO.
Rick regularly writes articles for mining journals such as World Coal. He also speaks at international mining conferences, and is on the board of advisors of the Indonesian Smelter and Mineral Processing Association (ISPA). He is recognised by Chambers Global and Legal 500 as a leading lawyer in Indonesia for projects and energy, and by IFLR1000 as a leading lawyer for energy and infrastructure, financial and corporate law.
Zigzags on Indonesia’s ore export ban continue. This month, as D-Day approached for the ban to be fully implemented, the Indonesian government again made a last minute compromise, the effect of which is to potentially suspend the full ban until 2022..
January 30, 2017
Indonesia has again been battling forest fires in Sumatra and....
February 21, 2016
Rick Beckmann discusses the relaxation.
January 18, 2017
Our analysis of the problem of Indonesia’ haze.
November 23, 2016