Chet Scheltema is a Director for Dezan Shira & Associates. Based in Hong Kong, he and professionals at Dezan Shira & Associates assist in the formulation of a China and Southeast Asia investment strategy and then guide investors through the process of establishing, maintaining, and expanding their business in the region. 

Chet focuses on the following areas:

  • Corporate structuring and Joint Venture establishment and negotiation
  • Mergers & acquisition, organizational restructuring and divestiture
  • Corporate accounting, financial analysis, and due diligence
  • Corporate tax and VAT advisory
  • Cross-border transactional support services
  • Commercial negotiations and contract preparation

Chet has been a member of the International Business Advisory team in China for four years. Prior to joining Dezan Shira & Associates, he was Director of Property and Real Estate at CNOOC in Beijing. He also practiced corporate law in New York, Washington D.C., Seattle and San Diego and holds a law degree (JD) from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Cambridge University. 




Additional Info

  • Office
    Hong Kong Office
  • Languages
    Chinese, Mandarin, English, Spanish