Zacky Zainal Husein

Zacky Zainal Husein

Zacky is the head of our technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice and has an in-depth experience on regulatory issues concerning a full spectrum of TMT matters. Our TMT practice provides substantive input on transactions managed by other practice groups, such as mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance and projects, capital markets, and competition.

The TMT mandates that Zacky has been involved in include, among others, allocation of spectrum frequency for the telecommunication and broadcasting sector, allocation of spectrum frequency for the telecommunication and broadcasting sector, financial innovation, digital technology and payment gateway, platform based peer-to-peer lending, advising and drafting information and technology contracts, and cross ownership compliance in the broadcasting, radio and print media.

Aside from advising and representing clients, Zacky has been active in providing substantive input during the discussion stages for various draft regulations being prepared by the Indonesian government – for example, regulations on network sharing and OTT services. Zacky also regularly speaks at industry and public seminars, in-house counsel forums, and corporate events related to TMT issues.
 

Qualifications

  • LL.B., (Hons), University of Indonesia (1993)
  • LL.M., Georgetown University (1994)
  • MPM., National University of Singapore/Harvard University (2012)
     

Memberships

  • Licensed to practice law as an advocate by the Indonesian Bar Association (Peradi)
     

Publications

Selected TMT Publications

Other Publications

  • Husein, Zacky. "Indonesia Chapter" (The Merger Control Review, 1st edition, Editor Ilene Knable Gotts) (September 2010).
  • Bakker, Theodoor; Hakim, Elsie; Husein, Zacky. "Bank Deposit Guarantee Scheme: Indonesia" (Banking Law News Vol. 17 No. 2, International Bar Association Legal Practice Division) (September 2010).
  • Bakker, Theodoor; Husein, Zacky; Hakim, Elsie. "M-Payments: Indonesia" (Banking Law Newsletter Vol. 16 No. 1, International Bar Association Legal Practice Division) (May 2009).
  • Ramage, Douglas; Husein, Zacky. "Justice System Slowly Beginning to Reform" (Opinion and Editorial, The Jakarta Post) (April 13, 2004).
  • Husein, Zacky; Pompe, Sebastiaan. "Supreme Court Blueprint: An Innovative Reform Plan" (Opinion and Editorial, The Jakarta Post) (November 13, 2003).
     

Recognition, Accolades & Awards

  • The Legal 500 - Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, IT and Telecoms – ranked tier 1.
    Head of Practice: Zacky Husein.
  • Chambers Asia Pacific – Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, Telecommunication – Band 1.
    Notable Practitioner: Zacky Husein

 

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