Filippo Bortoletti

Deputy Manager of International Business Advisory
Dezan Shira & Associates


Currently based in Hanoi, Filippo moved to Vietnam in 2017 after 5 years of experience in advising companies on international planning and tax related matters in Europe, collaborating as Tax Specialist with tax firm Boscolo & Partners and being Project Manager for World Trade Center Association’s Italian branch. During his experience in Europe, Filippo actively supported the start-up phase of Italian SMEs focusing in particular on garment and gaming industries. He is now managing the Northern Vietnam operations of Dezan Shira & Associates, one of the largest independent pan-Asia Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) organizations with over 300 professionals in China, India, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia. The firm has also associated firms in Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand under the Dezan Shira & Associates Asian Alliance brand.

The firm is also a partner of the Leading Edge International Alliance (LEA) of global accountants and auditors, LEA is one of the largest tax and accounting partnership world-wide with over 3 billion USD in revenues in 2017.

Specifically, Filippo helps foreign firms investing in Vietnam and ASEAN by providing advice on the fiscal and legal aspects of establishing and operating a business in the region. In particular, Filippo advises multinational clients on market entry, corporate establishment and compliance in conjunction with his colleagues. He also assists international clients in their pre-investment planning trips, and coordinates with the firm’s Business Intelligence team in managing legal and regulatory monitoring solutions for the ASEAN region. He also contributes to ASEAN Briefing and Vietnam Briefing publications. Furthermore, in quality of Transfer Pricing expert, Filippo is supporting the development of Dezan Shira & Associates’ Transfer Pricing services in ASEAN.