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Brigitta
Kinadi

Senior Associate
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Brigitta Kinadi

Brigitta is a Senior Associate in the Singapore office. She previously worked in the tech and business intelligence industries in Hong Kong and the United States. Brigitta is fluent in Bahasa Indonesia.

At Global Counsel, Brigitta supports the Singapore office’s work with clients in the region and beyond, focusing on political and regulatory developments in Southeast Asia.

Recent examples of her work include:

  • Providing a corporate client with a broad overview of the unique challenges for vaccination programmes in Asia and how they will impact economic recovery prospects for the region.
  • Advising a European trade association on opportunities to engage with stakeholders in Asia in tech policy, such as on data protection and digital banking regulations.
  • Briefing clients in various sectors on political risk developments in Southeast Asia.

Latest Insights by Brigitta Kinadi

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Southeast Asia’s emerging super apps: key regulatory trends to watch

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Indonesia’s two most valuable homegrown tech companies announced on May 17th that they are merging, marking an important turning point in the growth of Southeast Asia’s digital economy. Ride-hailing decacorn Gojek and e-commerce leader Tokopedia will be combining their businesses into a new entity called GoTo. At an expected valuation of at least $18 bn, GoTo will be the…

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Southeast Asia in 2021: three political themes to watch

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In politics, this year is superficially set to be relatively uneventful for Southeast Asia, since there are no major national elections formally scheduled. However, domestic political uncertainties in key markets present a challenge for both political stability and social cohesion and could, as is the case in Malaysia, result in early elections. On the international stage…

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Southeast Asia in 2021: crucial challenges for the region’s vaccination rollouts

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As with much of the rest of the world, countries in Southeast Asia are scrambling to roll out covid-19 vaccines. While the region has weathered the pandemic better than others and has managed to keep fatalities relatively low, the economic impact of the covid-19 outbreak has been severe. It has been the largest growth shock for Southeast Asia since the Asian Financial…

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Rolling out the covid-19 vaccine in emerging markets

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Global Macro Practice Lead Thomas Gratowski, and Senior Associates Isabelle Trick and Brigitta Kinadi examine how Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa are approaching covid-19 vaccines and look at how well different emerging markets are positioned to achieve vaccine targets. They also explore how countries have handled the transmission of cases and and when we might be able to…

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