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Baker & McKenzie Joins USUBC
USUBC, Washington, DC
January 14, 2008

The executive committee of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council
(USUBC) is pleased to announce that Baker & McKenzie, a large,
leading global law firm has been approved as the second new
member for 2008 and as the 54th member of USUBC.

Baker & McKenzie was the first foreign law firm to open an office
in Ukraine and currently assist over 350 multi-national companies,
financial institutions and major Ukrainian enterprises in their
domestic and international operations.

USUBC has been working with James T. Hitch, Managing Partner,
Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited in Kyiv and Richard N. Dean,
Attorney at Law in Washington regarding the membership.

Baker & McKenzie has around 55 professional staff in Kyiv. A
majority of them have been trained in the United States or Great Britain.
They specialize in finance, corporate law, real estate and competition

They have a network of more than 3,400 locally qualified, internationally
experienced lawyers in 38 countries and have more than 10,000 lawyers,
supporting professionals and staff worldwide. More information can be
found on their website: www.bakernet.com.