Rick Beckmann is a corporate and commercial lawyer based in Jakarta. Rick has worked as a foreign legal counsel in Jakarta since 1999. He has assisted a wide variety of clients on all aspects of establishing or acquiring and operating a business in Indonesia. He advises multinational companies on investment laws, the Indonesian Company Law and Indonesian laws with respect to contract, employment, real property, and international trade.
Rick’s particular area of interest is the mining and resources sector, with expertise in various minerals and, in particular, coal and gold. He advises both purchasers and vendors of mining projects, mining companies at both exploration and exploitation phases, mining services companies, mining equipment suppliers, and financiers of mining operations.
Rick is recognised as a leading lawyer in Indonesia for Projects & Energy by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and IFLR1000. He is on the board of advisors of the Indonesian Smelter and Mineral Processing Association (ISPA).
The Indonesian Parliament rushed through a controversial new law on plantations at the end of September 2014..
October 06, 2014
Indonesia has recently announced plans to terminate its bilateral investment treaty with the Netherlands. It is likely to be the first of many such treaties to be....
October 02, 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