EuroCham CEO Briefing on the Latest Update of the Indonesia-European Union Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IEU-CEPA)
On 13 April 2021, EuroCham organized a virtual CEO Briefing on “the Latest Update of the Indonesia-European Union Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IEU-CEPA)”. This exclusive event was specially designed for C-level executives of EuroCham’s Gold and Platinum members. The event was also attended by representatives of EuroCham’s Board and Heads and Deputies of the EuroCham Working Groups.
The event was opened and moderated by Wichard von Harrach (EuroCham Vice Chairman) who presented the keynote speaker for the event, Filip Deraedt (Deputy Chief Negotiator for the EU-Indonesia FTA) in his capacity as one of the key negotiators from the EU side. During the event Filip, provided an update as to the progress of the latest round of negotiations, the likelihood for a successful agreement and next steps. EuroCham plays an active role in promoting the benefits of a Free Trade Agreement between Indonesia and Europe. EuroCham also had previously submitted inputs and recommendation papers from the business perspective in relation to the IEU-CEPA to representatives of Indonesia and the EU.
On 5 April, EuroCham Pharmaceutical and Medical Technology Working Group hosted a meeting on the Healthcare Sector in Indonesia Post the Omnibus Law. The Meeting featured the HHP Law Firm (member of Baker & McKenzie International) who as a collaborative partner and member of EuroCham, presented changes derived from the Omnibus Law implementing regulations within this sector.
The Meeting began with opening remarks provided by Hanum Yahya (Country Head of Public Affairs, Communications & Patient Engagement - Novartis Indonesia) in her capacity as the Head of EuroCham Pharmaceutical and Medical Technology Working Group. The sharing session invited Cahyani Endahayu (Partner, HHP Law Firm), Reagen Lodeweijke Mokodompit (Senior Associate, HHP Law Firm), and Yizreel Sianipar (Associate Partner, HHP Law Firm) as speakers to provide updates in the healthcare sphere related with investment, licensing, halal, and hospital provisions.