Rick Beckmann is a Senior Foreign Legal Counsel at Susandarini & Partners, in association with Norton Rose Fulbright Australia. Rick has worked as foreign legal counsel in Jakarta for 15 years. His main focus is mining and resources, with expertise in various minerals and, in particular, coal. 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. He also has a large plantation practise, advising both foreign investors and Indonesian plantation companies. Rick regularly writes articles for mining journals and speaks at mining conferences. He speaks Japanese and Indonesian.
A new draft law would limit foreign shareholdings in Indonesian plantation companies to 30 per cent.
September 23, 2014
Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance has reduced the raw ore export tax for companies that commit to building a smelter..
September 17, 2014
Kresna Panggabean, Rick Beckmann, Robert Milbourne and Wang Yi have contributed to an article on resource nationalism in Indonesia..
September 25, 2013
Rick Beckmann and Kresna Panggabean have written an article on recent developments for Indonesia’s mining industry..
December 21, 2012