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Michael Tardif

Foreign Legal Consultant (partner level), Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy

Jakarta

Michael Tardif

Foreign Legal Consultant (partner level), Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy

Jakarta

Michael is a project finance specialist. His clients include sponsors, export credit agencies, multilateral financial institutions and commercial banks. Michael has extensive experience in the development and financing of projects in the power, infrastructure, mining and oil & gas sectors, in Asia, Australia and the Americas. In the Indonesian power sector, Michael also specialises in renewable power projects (including geothermal, hydro, wind and solar projects).

Michael advises on all aspects of project financing, including finance documents and project documents (including operation and maintenance agreements, feedstock and fuel supply agreements, offtake agreements and concession agreements). His practise also includes, corporate and acquisition financing, structured/leveraged finance transactions and derivatives (including project financing hedging arrangements).

Sources say "he is very efficient, knowledgeable and pragmatic." Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 (Projects & Energy: Foreign Legal Consultants – Indonesia)

News & insights

The End of an Era for the PKLN team

Publications: 24 AUGUST 2020

The end of an era for the PKLN team

The President of Indonesia dissolved the PKLN Team and revoked the regulation which previously subjected Indonesian borrowers of offshore debt to reporting and/or approval of the PKLN Team.

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New concession model introduced to monetise existing Government/SOE infrastructure assets

Publications: 02 APRIL 2020

New concession model introduced to monetise existing Government/SOE infrastructure assets

On 18 February 2020, the Government introduced a new legal framework on the limited concessions scheme (LCS) in the infrastructure sector. The new rule is Presidential Regulation No. 32 of 2020 on…

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Publications: 25 OCTOBER 2019

MEMR 16/2019: a ray of sunshine for Indonesia’s rooftop Solar PV industry

New MEMR regulation has reduced the capacity charge that has hindered installation of behind the meter rooftop solar photovoltaic projects.

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Publications: 27 AUGUST 2019

Indonesia Drives into the Future: A New Regulation on Battery-Powered Electric Road Vehicles

President Joko Widodo of Indonesia recently issued a new Presidential Regulation on battery-powered electric road vehicles. It regulates the manufacture of battery-powered electric road vehicles and…

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Expertise

Practices

Banking and Finance

Projects

Sectors

Energy

Office

Jakarta

Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy LLP
The Energy Building, 15th Floor, Sudirman Central Business District, Jl Jend Sudirman Kav 52-53
Jakarta 12190
Indonesia

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, New South Wales Australia, 2003

Academic

Bachelor of Laws, The University of New South Wales, 2000

Bachelor of Arts, The University of Sydney, 1997

Published work

  • "Indonesian Bankruptcy Law: What Next?" published in 1 September 2003 edition of Asia Bridge Magazine (translated to German).
  • "Registered Trade Marks as Security", published in Coudert Brothers' August 2003 Edition of Bank Notes.
  • "Manulife Case Highlights Need for Legal Reform" published in 1 April 2003 edition of Asia Bridge Magazine (translated to German), Coudert Brothers' August 2002 edition of Asia Pacific Law in Focus and also appearing online at Indonesia Perspective Online.
  • "Financial Industry reforms and the war on terrorism" published in Coudert Brothers' August 2002 edition of Bank Notes.
  • "Accessory Liability Revisited" published in Coudert Brothers' August 2002 edition of Bank Notes.