Freddy Karyadi has over two decades of practising law in Indonesia and has been heavily involved in numerous complex cross border deals including TMT, TAX, restructuring distressed assets, M&A, investment, employment and dispute settlement/bankruptcy.
Karyadi was one of the pioneers who focused on the DIGITAL INDUSTRY and is the head of fintech practice team. Freddy led ABNR team in handling many transactions involving technology and fin-tech / health-tech / edu-tech/Media/ TMT companies, from early stage fund raising, integration, incorporation-expansion, exit, public offering preparation to regulatory compliance and has represented independent power producers (IPP), giant ECAs and commercial banks for various electricity sector financing. Karyadi’s clients vary from multinational to start-ups which span across a wide range of industries including natural resources, energy, financial institutions (including MULTIFINANCE, P2P, insurance, insurance brokerage, bank, etc), health-care, private equity funds – venture capital, and property. With a strong knowledge of legal, commercial, TAX and accounting issues that these industries encounter, Karyadi can quickly identify the key issues and offer practical business oriented legal solutions.
On litigation matters, Karyadi handled various suspensions of payment and bankruptcy proceeding of various industries including aviation, shipping, and mining sectors and also assisted clients in TAX disputes.
Karyadi has been consistently rated as a leading lawyer by several international publications including Legal500, Asian Business Law Journal (Vantage Asia), IFLR 1000 and Asialaw for the last half decade.
He is a member of the Board of Ethic of AFTECH (Indonesian FINTECH Association) and the Editorial Board of The Derivatives and Financial Instrument Journal of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentations. He contributes numerous TAX and law articles of Conventus Law, IFLR, International Tax Review, Thomson Reuters, Lexology, International Comparative Legal Guide and Getting the Deal Through. Karyadi was also a speaker at IBA, IPBA, IFA and IFLR events and gave seminars for tech start-up communities.