Rick Beckmann is a Senior Foreign Legal Counsel at Susandarini & Partners, in association with Norton Rose Fulbright Australia. He has been based in Jakarta since 1999.
Rick’s 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 agribusiness practice, advising both foreign investors and Indonesian plantation companies.
Rick regularly speaks at mining conferences and writes articles for mining journals. He speaks Japanese and Indonesian.
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