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If you’re planning to do business or trading in Indonesia you’re going to have to set up a business and get the right sorts of license to do that business legally. You’ll need a general business as well as specific licenses that are relevant to your particular business stream. For example, a company in the manufacturing industry needs to have an industrial business license, while a construction company needs to have a construction business license.
Setting up a legal business entity In Indonesia is much easier than ever before. New laws and regulations are being passed and the government’s initiatives are bringing employment, money and expertise at a time of rapid expansion and growth. Seven Stones Indonesia is here to help you setup and create a business roadmap to help you navigate to success.
Indonesia introduced a new Trademarks Law in 2016, as part of the country’s commitment to the ASEAN Economic Community, bringing Indonesia in line with the Protocol to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks. The new Law not only protects conventional marks, but also protects non-conventional marks like 3D marks, hologram marks, and sound marks.
Virtual and Serviced Office offer some office-related services, so you not only save on the lease, but you also save on administrative staff. Our Virtual and Serviced Offices bring you phone answering services, meeting rooms, and video conferencing and are a great solution for start-up entrepreneurs as well as small and medium business owners who don’t have a lot of money to spend. We have Virtual and Serviced Offices in Jakarta and in four strategic locations in Bali.
The world is changing and it’s not always possible to keep your head above water when global crises can have such far reaching local impacts. Some companies can find it difficult to pay off debts and recuperate any outstanding money that’s owed. Seven Stones Indonesia is here to help your company in times of stress by offering corporate recovery and bankruptcy/ insolvency services during these difficult times. Let us know if you’d like to discuss the best solutions for your business.
Doing business in Indonesia is getting easier for many foreign companies, but there can still be challenges if you’re not prepared or informed. If you find yourself in the unfortunate position of having to dissolve your company, it’s best to get solid legal advice.
According to Global Legal Insights the majority of Merger & Acquisition (M&A) deals in Indonesia are led by foreign investors, which should come as no surprise as Indonesia continues to improve the ease of doing business for Foreign Direct Investment. But the domestic market is also worth looking at.
Andrzej is Co-owner/ Founder and Director of Seven Stones Indonesia. He was born in the UK to Polish parents and has been living in Indonesia for more than 33-years. He is a skilled writer, trainer and marketer with a deep understanding of Indonesia and its many cultures after spending many years travelling across the archipelago from North Sumatra to Irian Jaya.
His experience covers Marketing, Branding, Advertising, Publishing, Real Estate and Training for 5-Star Hotels and Resorts in Bali and Jakarta, which has given him a passion for the customer experience. He’s a published author and a regular contributor to local and regional publications. His interests include conservation, eco-conscious initiatives, spirituality and motorcycles. Andrzej speaks English and Indonesian.
Terje is from Norway and has been living in Indonesia for over 20-years. He first came to Indonesia as a child and after earning his degree in Business Administration from the University of Agder in Norway, he moved to Indonesia in 1993, where he has worked in leading positions in education and the fitness/ wellness industries all over Indonesia including Jakarta, Banjarmasin, Medan and Bali.
He was Co-owner and CEO of the Paradise Property Group for 10-years and led the company to great success. He is now Co-owner/ Founder and Director of Seven Stones Indonesia offering market entry services for foreign investors, legal advice, sourcing of investments and in particular real estate investments. He has a soft spot for eco-friendly and socially sustainable projects and investments, while his personal business strengths are in property law, tourism trends, macroeconomics, Indonesian government and regulations. His personal interests are in sport, adventure, history and spiritual experiences.
Terje’s leadership, drive and knowledge are recognised across many industries and his unrivalled network of high level contacts in government and business spans the globe. He believes you do good and do well but always in that order. Terje speaks English, Indonesian and Norwegian.
Ridwan is one of Indonesia’s top executives with a long and illustrious career in the financial world. He holds several professional certifications including being a Certified Business Valuer (CBV) issued by the Australian Academy of Finance and Management; Broker-Dealer Representative (WPPE); and The Directorship Certification for Directors and Commissioners, issued by the Indonesian Institute of Commissioners and Directors.
His experience includes being the Managing Director at one of the top investment banking groups in the region, the Recapital Group, the CFO at State-owned enterprises in fishery industry and the CEO at Tanri Abeng & Son Holding. He’s also been an Independent Commissioner in several Financial Service companies and on the Audit and Risk Committee at Bank BTPN Tbk, Berau Coal Energy Tbk, Aetra Air Jakarta as well as working for Citibank, Bank Mandiri and HSBC. His last position was as CFO at PT Citra Putra Mandiri – OSO Group.
Ridwan has won a number of prestigious awards including the Best CFO Awards 2019 (Institute of Certified Management Accountant Australia-Indonesia); Asia Pacific Young Business Leader awarded by Asia 21 Network New York USA (Tokyo 2008); UK Alumni Business Awards 2008 awarded by the British Council; and The Most Inspiring Human Resources Practitioners’ version of Human Capital Magazine 2010.
He’s a member of the Board of Trustees of the Alumni Association of the Faculty of Law, Trisakti University, Co-Founder of the Paramadina Public Policy Institute and actively writes books, publications and articles in the mass media. He co-authored “Korupsi Mengorupsi Indonesia” in 2009, which helps those with an interest in understanding governance in Indonesia and the critical issue of corruption. Ridwan speaks Indonesian and English.
Per is the Managing Director of the Seven Stones Indonesia (SSI) Jakarta office and has more than 25-years’ experience in Indonesia, China, and Western Europe. He previously worked in senior management positions with Q-Free ASA, Siemens AG, and other companies in the telecom sector. Over the last six years, he has been the Chairman of the Indonesia-Norway Business Council (INBC) and recently become elected to be on the board of EuroCham Indonesia.
His most recent experience is within Intelligent Transport Solutions (ITS), Telecom, and other sectors within the Indonesian market. He is today through his position in SSI and by representing Norway Connect, promoting Nordic and European companies that would like to explore business opportunities in the Indonesian market. He’s also playing an active role to help create the Nordic House concept in Jakarta that will provide an excellent platform for Nordic companies entering Indonesia, where they’ll find a community that can offer support with trusted information and affordable services to enter this market.