The Republic of Indonesia is the world's largest archipelagic state, with an area of almost 2 million square kilometers, comprising some 17,500 islands, and crossing three time zones. Its population of more than 250 million people makes Indonesia the world's fourth most populous country.
Indonesia has a mixed economy in which both the private sector and government play significant roles. The country is the largest economy in Southeast Asia and a member of the G-20 major economies. The country has extensive natural resources, including crude oil, natural gas, tin, copper, and gold. Indonesia's major imports include machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels, and foodstuffs, and the country's major export commodities include oil and gas, electrical appliances, plywood, rubber, and textiles.
Lex Mundi provides coverage in Indonesia through its member firm, Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro (“ABNR”). The firm is one of Indonesia’s largest independent full-service law firms with more than 100 lawyers, which includes lawyers from the Netherlands and Australia. ABNR is principally engaged in the provision of legal services to foreign companies, banks and international institutions operating or setting up business in Indonesia, as well as to Indonesian enterprises contracting with foreign companies and institutions or with other Indonesian companies. ABNR specializes in the handling of matters in various fields, including: antitrust; aviation; banking and finance; capital markets; construction; corporate; energy; environment; information technology; intellectual property; insolvency; investment; joint ventures; labor law; licensing; mergers and acquisitions; mining; private power; privatization; project finance; real estate; restructuring; shipping/maritime law; and telecommunications. The firm has an outstanding reputation in handling complex and multi-faceted cross-border transactions.