Iwan is a graduate of the University of Padjajaran, Faculty of Law (SH) and joined Makes & Partners since its establishment in 1993. After graduating from the University of Padjajaran, he engaged in the practice of various fields of business law and worked as a senior associate in Kartini Muljadi & Partners Law Firm, Jakarta and then later joined Makes & Partners as a Partner.
Iwan has over 20 years of legal experience. He specializes in capital markets property, banking, corporate restructuring, foreign & domestic investments, mergers and acquisitions, and environmental laws.
He is a Registered Legal Consultant of the BAPEPAM. Under his charge, Makes & Partners has consistently and successfully completed landmark capital market transactions.
Iwan is regularly nominated as a leading lawyer in editions of IFLR 1000. Asian-Mena Counsel and the Legal 500 Asia Pacific.
"Partner Iwan Setiawan was recently interviewed for an article by the International Financial Law Review regarding the new independent Financial Services Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan, or "OJK") which will take over regulation of capital markets and banks as well as other financial services in Indonesia."