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.
The Indonesian Parliament rushed through a controversial new law on plantations at the end of September 2014..
October 06, 2014
A new draft law would limit foreign shareholdings in Indonesian plantation companies to 30 per cent.
September 23, 2014
Rick Beckmann comments on raw mineral exports legislation in Indonesia..
January 21, 2015
Rick Beckmann and Aldi Rakhmatillah author an opinion piece about the tighter legislation and increased scrutiny of Indonesia's palm oil sector.
October 23, 2014