KLR Newsroom KLR International Tax Group Partners with Dezan-Shira & Associates to Provide 2012 Pan-Asia Update September 25, 2012 Chris Devonshire-Ellis, founding Partner of our Asian Leading Edge affiliate firm Dezan Shira & Associates will lead the Pan-Asia Update. During the week of October 12th, Chris Devonshire-Ellis, founding Partner of our Asian Leading Edge affiliate firm Dezan Shira & Associates will lead the Pan-Asia Update. The Update will cover the opportunities and investment strategies as well as economic, regulatory, and demographic environments in China, India, and Southeast Asia followed by a Q&A forum. Given Dezan’s local presence in these countries and experience, KLR is proud to provide this opportunity to meet Chris and get his thoughts on issues that our clients may be facing or would like guidance on. The presentation will be held October 9th and 10th from our Providence and Waltham offices. Review our tax blog to learn more about the developments in the Asian Countries. KLR is a member of the Leading Edge Alliance (LEA). LEA is an international professional association of independently-owned accounting and consulting firms. As a member of The Leading Edge Alliance we are able to access the resources of a multibillion dollar global professional services organization, providing business development, professional training and education, and peer-to-peer networking opportunities nationally and globally, around the corner and around the world. About Dezan Shira & Associates: Dezan Shira & Associates was originally incorporated in Hong Kong in 1992, and has subsequently grown over the past two decades to support sizable operations in mainland China, India, Vietnam, and Singapore, with a strong affiliate partnership in Russia and Central Asia. The firm provides services exclusively to foreign direct investors in each of the markets they operate in. They provide pre-incorporation regulatory and tax advice over market entry, business incorporation and tax structuring, contractual advice and drafting, ongoing maintenance issues such as tax, accounting, transactions and compliance, in addition to legal and financial due diligence, mergers and acquisitions and related issues. About KLR’s International Tax Group: KLR works with both foreign-based companies moving to the U.S. market as well as domestic companies that do business around the world. The International Tax group is available to assist clients with any tax issues pertaining to either inbound or outbound tax issues, both from a corporate perspective as well as for multinational families. Those issues may include the IRS’ Voluntary Disclosure Program, planning for intellectual property transfers, transfer pricing, export incentives, and global restructuring projects.