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Jessica Callista

Associate

 

A FEARLESS TRADE LAWYER

Jessica specializes in the Trade, Tourism and Industry area. She is experienced in handling various trade matters relating to manufacture, supply and sale, import and export licensing procedures, trade policy matters, as well as trade legal advices. Within the tourism sector, she is currently advising European investors in constructing terminals for tourist activities. Her experience in industrial matters include providing legal services relating to industrial regulations, special economic zone (KEK), industrial estates, manufacturing, automotive, healthcare, education, and agriculture. She also handles various corporate and investment related matters.

Jessica is a member of the Deputy Head of Permanent Committee for Multilateral Institution & Free Trade Agreements of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN Indonesia), as well as Employer’s Association of Indonesia (APINDO). She is actively involved in providing support to the Government of Indonesia towards dealing with comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) negotiations, including Indonesia – EFTA CEPA, Indonesia – Australia CEPA, and Indonesia – European Union CEPA.

NOTABLE TRANSACTIONS

Jessica has advised and assisted various multinational companies and domestic companies. Some of her notable credentials include assisting one of the biggest petrochemical company in Southeast Asia in obtaining tax holiday incentives; advising and negotiating on behalf of a domestic pharmaceutical company as the seller in shares acquisition to PT Phapros Tbk., a subsidiary of PT Rajawali Indonesia (Persero); and advising one of the largest European manufacturer of steel and wire products on its various transactions in Indonesia. She also provides regular legal advice to one of the largest European company engaging in diverse technology platforms and systems, and to an American multinational manufacturer of chemical products.

EDUCATION

  • Pelita Harapan University, Indonesia - (Doctor of Laws, 2018)
  • Pelita Harapan University, Indonesia - (Master of Laws, 2015)
  • Pelita Harapan University, Indonesia - (Bachelor of Economics, 2013)

PUBLICATION

  • Public-Private Consultation for Free Trade Agreement in Canada and Indonesia, published in January 2018.
  • Stakeholder Consultation Report on the Indonesia – European Union Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, published by the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN Indonesia) and Employer’s Association of Indonesia (APINDO) in September 2017 (co-contributor).
  • Free Trade Agreement Practical Guide, published by the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN Indonesia) and Employer’s Association of Indonesia (APINDO) in April 2017 (co-contributor).

MEMBERSHIP

  • Deputy Head of Permanent Committee for Multilateral Institution & Free Trade Agreements, the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN Indonesia).
  • Deputy Head of International Relations & Investment Committee for Free Trade Agreement, Employer’s Association of Indonesia (APINDO).