Business Advisory

Our business advisory services help clients leverage their strengths, address challenges, and improve their positions from a legal perspective within an ever-evolving business environment.

For more than three decades, Dezan Shira & Associates has assisted corporate clients with issues related to due diligence, legal contracts, intellectual property, policy formation, transactional advice, negotiations, and dispute resolutions. 

Our Business Advisory teams are experts within their fields and have helped thousands of international clients navigate Asia’s business and regulatory landscapes. We work with clients to address specific issues and projects, as well as within multi-disciplinary advisory taskforce models alongside our in-house tax, audit, HR, and technology teams. This blended services approach can equip and advise clients across a wider range of issues at speed, to better meet their diverse range of needs throughout the lifecycle of their business projects in Asia.

Our areas of expertise include:

We provide advisory support for a wide range of business and legal issues, including:

  • Company Background Check 
  • Financial, Legal and Operational Due Diligence 
  • Legal Translations 
  • Commercial Negotiation 
  • Joint Venture Negotiation 
  • Organizational Restructuring and Divestiture 
  • Repatriation of Funds 
  • Cross-Border Transactional Support 
  • Contract Preparation 
  • Contract Dispute Resolution 
  • Labor Contract and Company Policies Preparation 
  • Labor Dispute Resolution 
  • Work Permit and Residence Permit 
  • Litigation and Arbitration Support 
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The incorporation and structure of your investment define the initial stages of your Asia expansion and impact your future success. A well-planned legal structure can help to make the difference.

As one of the largest operations in Asia for registering foreign-owned businesses, Dezan Shira & Associates advisory and setup options equip companies with the best paths and structures for their business entities to meet their objectives.

We are uniquely situation to provide clients a comprehensive view of their market entry, with in-house tax, accounting, audit, HR and technology teams throughout Asia, and a well-honed blended services approach to project delivery. Our advisory teams can also advise on related matters, such as cross-border transfers of assets, relocation, mergers and acquisitions tax structuring and more.

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Keeping entities well-structured and legally compliant throughout the year is challenging for any international company, especially for operations in jurisdictions where regulations and requirements frequently change. Our Corporate Secretarial services are designed to provide companies with the reliable support needed for them to know with confidence that their entities in Asia remain in compliance, and are several steps ahead of internal and regulatory changes. The packages we offer are flexible, affordable, and tailored to the needs of each client, either as a stand-alone service or in combination with our regular accounting, tax, or legal advisory services.

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Minimizing risks is vital to maximizing any opportunity. Our approach integrates local legal and financial expertise to help clients de-risk their operations and investments. Our in-house professionals provide legal, financial, and HR due diligence services to help clients limit the risks associated with engaging suppliers, purchasers, or business partners. Our teams also provide comprehensive due diligence processes on target organizations, including internal and external value and risk assessments.

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IP is a key cornerstone for developing most businesses in Asia. Dezan Shira and Associates is an Asia-wide strategic IP advisory services firm, and licensed trademark agency in some markets. We offer a deep understanding of its various business and regulatory environments, comprehensive market entry services, and trademarks, copyrights, and patents advisory and filing services.

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To maintain pace with today’s rapid market changes, it is vital to constantly enhance your business portfolio and capabilities. Inorganic growth through mergers and acquisitions is one of the most efficient ways to achieve this, particularly when entering new markets. We help organizations maximize value, efficiency, and likelihood of success at each step of the process, with expert support for legal, tax, finance, HR, and IT aspects.

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Our clients are headquartered in more than 100 countries worldwide - including Europe, the Americas, and Asia, ranging in size from start-ups, to mid-cap and large enterprises. Here is what our clients have to share about us:

Dezan Shira has played a crucial role in helping our China expansion from a RO to a full-fledged trading entity - through careful planning, in-person meetings, and qualitative strategic advice. The setup is particularly complex in China, but we were led through the legal and tax intricacies, regulations, and obligations towards local authorities smoothly. We were delighted to close the circle by inaugurating our China office ...with Dezan Shira’s help.
Bloomsbury Institute, a UK higher education provider, engaged Dezan Shira to incorporate their company in India and assist with employment and payroll. They efficiently handled the complex process, enabling them to set up the company, including a bank account, and employ 7 staff members in Hyderabad. Their multi-disciplinary team is a pleasure to work with and provided comprehensive services in-house. Client service and have been excellent and they continue to ensure our compliance with company law and assist with payroll services.
Dezan Shira & Associates’ excellent integrated corporate service solutions and strategic advice, have played a crucial role for us in implementing our Singapore expansion ...plans.
It has been pleasure working with the team. The Dezan Shira and Associates India team is very professional, always there to support clients, and are very ...accommodating.
Dezan Shira assists Organica Water with our corporate secretarial services, financial and tax advice in Asia. Their availability and high-level professional services have led to a valuable long-term relationship, resulting in global ...cooperation.
Mastip has found Dezan Shira team to be very helpful and always readily available to provide assistance on any occasion. For us, employing staff without a registered office was not possible. However, Dezan Shira and Associates made this possible and have helped to add considerable value to our company by allowing us to recruit the right caliber of people. The team has always helped in a timely manner, and we find their professional and efficient.

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