WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), www.USUBC.org, welcomes Brown Rudnick LLP as a new member.  Brown Rudnick is an international law firm representing clients from around the world in high-stakes litigation, international arbitration, government investigations and prosecutions, restructuring, and complex business transactions. 

Among other things, Brown Rudnick (www.BrownRudnick.com) focuses on helping companies in emerging markets - such as Ukraine - develop and implement governance and compliance environments and controls that meet the most stringent requirements imposed by multi-national lenders and Western business counterparties.

Founded more than 70 years ago, the Firm has more than 250 lawyers and government relations professionals across the United States and Europe, with offices in key financial centers. Beyond the United States and Europe, Brown Rudnick serves clients in the Middle East, North Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America.

Clients include public and private corporations, multinational Fortune 100 businesses and start-up enterprises. In addition to litigation, corporate, and restructuring practices, Firm practice areas include cross-border/international transactions, emerging companies, international disputes, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, distressed debt trading, and white collar defense and government investigations.‚Äč

USUBC has been working closely with the Brown Rudnick office in New York City where they have partners with a special interest in Ukraine.  Brown Rudnick hosted a USUBC-sponsored business luncheon in NYC in May of last year.
In addition, in September 2017, Brown Rudnick partners Alex Lipman and Justin Weddle participated in a USUBC-sponsored roundtable in Kyiv discussing Brown Rudnick’s efforts, in cooperation with Broad Street Capital Group, to help Ukrainian companies improve their access to Western markets and partners, as well as international capital markets. These efforts are part of the Grey2White initiative developed by Brown Rudnick and Broad Street Capital Group to assist companies in developing economies increase business opportunities in global markets.

USUBC is now working with Brown Rudnick and Broad Street Capital Group to host a series of workshops in 2019 entitled "Fluent in EXIM." The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) has just reopened their program for Ukraine and the workshops are aimed at companies that might be interested in working with EXIM.

"The over 200 members of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) welcome the Brown Rudnick law firm as a new member.  We look forward to working with the firm regarding the expansion of business between Ukraine and the USA," said USUBC President, Morgan Williams.