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Capital markets; M&A; banking, finance and debt restructuring; project finance;
Dr Yozua Makes is a senior and managing partner at Makes & Partners, a Jakarta-based law firm focusing on the areas of capital markets, transnational M&As, corporate finance, banking, foreign investments, commercial litigation and arbitration. He has over 30 years of experience in these areas and has handled a broad range of complex cross-border commercial transactions. He is an alumnus of the faculty of law of the University of Indonesia, the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall School of Law), the Asian Institute of Management and Harvard Business School. Yozua was conferred a PhD degree in law by the faculty of law of the University of Indonesia in 2016.
Yozua is also actively involved in various professional and social organizations. He was the first appointed member of the National Commission of Good Corporate Governance and is a member of the board of experts of the Indonesian Publicly Listed Company Association. He is a registered legal consultant with the Indonesian Capital Market and Financial Institution supervisory board (Bapepam), has formerly worked as special adviser to the Minister of Defence, and is a distinguished associate professor at the faculty of law of the prestigious University of Indonesia and University of Pelita Harapan. Yozua was a member of the expert staff of the Minister of Cooperatives, Medium and Small scale industries, the steering committee for the Indonesian State Policy Guidelines and the Jakarta Stock Exchange/Surabaya Stock Exchange merger. He is also the current chairman of the World Vision Academy – Indonesia.