(from Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2023 ed.)
‘The ABNR team leader for our transaction is Agus Ahadi Deradjat, who has lead the team effectively, and has responded our inquiries timely and patiently.’
(from Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2022 ed.)
‘Agus Ahadi Deradjat is very responsive ...’
‘Agus’ team has been tremendously helpful in providing practical advice to us. While the Indonesian legal system is quite complicated to foreign investors in particular because of the language hurdle, Agus has always been able to promptly identify key issues and provide practical solutions to us.’
‘Agus is an outstanding lawyer with a thorough understanding of businesses. He is pragmatic and understands the needs of in-house legal counsels.’
‘Agus Ahadi Deradjat is my go-to lawyer for anything TMT and data related in Indonesia.’
A partner at ABNR and former 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).
He is ranked in Band 1 for TMT and in Band 3 for Corporate and M&A by Chambers Asia Pacific, and is hailed as a “Leading Individual” for IT, Telecoms & Fintech and Corporate and M&A, and recommended for Antitrust & Competition and Real Estate, by The 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.”
According to Chambers Asia Pacific (2022 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 also regularly assists domestic and multinational clients across the entire spectrum of Indonesian competition/antitrust law in relation to their M&A deals.