A senior partner at ABNR and member of the firm’s management board, Mr. Deradjat focuses his practice on corporate/mergers & acquisitions (M&A), foreign direct investment (FDI), and technology, media & telecommunications (TMT).
According to Chambers Asia Pacific (2021 ed):
‘“Market sources describe Agus Ahadi Deradjat as "an excellent lawyer." One client notes that he “has a strong grasp of substantive issues and is dedicated to meeting challenging demands from the client.”’
He advises leading domestic and multinational corporations across all leading industries and sectors, but offers particular expertise and experience in life sciences; technology and telecommunications; e-commerce; and automotive.
He recently worked on a number of major M&A and FDI transactions for high-end multinational clients, such as a France-based engineering company, a Japan-based food company, and a Germany-based chemical company, as well as significant FDI transactions in the pharma industry and the natural-resources sector.
In TMT, his clients comprise many of the world’s leading technology and social-media companies.
Besides advising on routine TMT matters, such as non-disclosure agreements; terms of service; privacy policies; procurement agreements; agreements with content providers, etc., over the last year he has successfully assisted a number of well-known international social-media companies on various matters related to their Indonesian operations, such as content, over-the-top (OTT), advertising, lawful interception, data breach and data interception.
In the telco sector, he advises clients on various telecommunications regulatory and licensing matters, telecoms infrastructure (e.g., submarine cables, terrestrial and satellite); cybersecurity and data privacy.
He has developed a busy fintech practice in recent years on the back of Indonesia’s online lending boom, advising both local and international fintech participants, ranging from disruptive start-ups to high-profile financial institutions, on all aspects of their operations and ventures in Indonesia.
He also regularly assists domestic and multinational clients across the entire spectrum of Indonesian competition/antitrust law in relation to their M&A deals.
He is ranked for corporate and M&A by Chambers Asia Pacific and is recommended for corporate and M&A and IT and telecoms by Legal 500 Asia Pacific. He is also lauded by Vantage Asia / Asia Business Law Journal as one of Indonesia’s top-100 lawyers, and is recognized as an “Acritas Star – Independently Rated Lawyer.”
PERADI (Indonesian Advocates Association)
AKHI (Association of Indonesian Legal Consultants)