We are your partner for growth in Asia

Our North America Desk provides on the ground support to US and Canadian
companies looking to expand their operations in Asia

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Dezan Shira & Associates has been assisting North American businesses formulate market entry strategies, set up operations and maintain compliance in Asia for over 25 years.

As a full-service firm FDI advisory firm, we understand the unique challenges your business may face when expanding into a foreign market or operating in one and thus deliver conscientious support throughout the project lifestyle. Arranged as we are in offices throughout Asia, we pride ourselves on responsive communication between departments, offices and clients.

When even minor mistakes can cost a foreign invested enterprise down the road, our experts are committed to providing our North American clients with their in-depth familiarity of the Asian investment landscape and their wealth of experience in finding the right solutions for unique business problems.

Our North American clients access Asian markets through one or a combination of our services in:

  • Pre-entry strategy advice
  • Corporate establishment
  • Tax, legal, & accounting advice
  • HR and payroll services
  • And more

Ready to enter the Chinese or other Asian markets? Contact our North American associates today.

Regular business updates


Make informed decisions regarding your investments in Asia by following Asia Briefing. Underpinned by our expertise and on-the-ground experience in Asia, our dedicated editorial team regularly publishes business intelligence articles, reports and detailed guides to keep you up-to-date and informed.

Asia Briefing content is available for syndication, we regularly partner with respected organizations such as US government agencies to provide their audience with resources to remain updated in the region. Contact our team to discuss syndication.

Our clients


Our North American clients are primarily mid-market companies, privately-owned enterprises, multinational corporations and subsidiaries of larger, publicly-listed companies. They come from industries such as:

  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Entertainment and sports
  • Environment and cleantech
  • Healthcare
  • Information technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGO)
  • Professional services
  • Retail and consumer goods
  • Trade and E-commerce
  • And more

Talk to one of our experts today about establishing a presence or managing your business in an Asian marketplace

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PERSONNEL

  • Dustin Daugherty
    Head of North America Business Development
    Phone: +1 801 833 6645

    Address:
    600 B Street, Suite 1400
    San Diego, CA 92101
    United States
  • Kyle Freeman
    Manager, International Business Advisory
    Beijing
  • Holly McCleery
    Associate, Marketing
    Shanghai

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