INVITATION - The U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) invites you to participate in a "Business & Investment Moving Forward in Ukraine," luncheon with Daniel Bilak, Chairman, UkraineInvest, Ukraine's Investment Promotion Office and Chief Investment Advisor to the Prime Minister at 12:15 p.m - 2:00 p.m on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 in the offices of USUBC member, McCarter & English, 1301 K St., NW, Suite 1000 West (10th Floor), Washington DC 20005. A light lunch will be served.

UkraineInvest has a mission to attract international business investment to Ukraine through outreach and collaboration with businesses and investors interested in expanding in Ukraine or entering the Ukrainian market, thereby contributing the development of a strong and independent private business sector and Ukraine’s economic growth. 

Mr. Bilak has been a leading advocate for major legal and business reforms in Ukraine for many years.  He served on the board of directors of USUBC,, when he headed the CMS Cameron McKenna lawfirm. Daniel took over Ukraine's new Investment Promotion Office in 2016.  USUBC has held several briefing sessions with Dan in Kyiv and Washington since the fall of 2016.  He is an outstanding speaker and engaging discussion leader.  You will not want to miss this opportunity...will be a great meeting.

Daniel will make opening remarks about the rapidly expanding investment and business environment in Ukraine, Ukraine’s appearance in the World Economic Forum in Davos.  Yuriy Brovchenko, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Kyiv, will bring remarks after Dan's presentation, followed by Q&A/Discussion.  The business luncheon will be chaired by Morgan Williams, President & CEO, USUBC.

RSVP:  Registration is required for attendance at the USUBC Business Luncheon with Daniel Bilak in Washington, D.C.  Please register by sending an e-mail to There is no charge for the meeting. Photo ID is required. USUBC thanks McCarter & English law firm, a new member of USUBC, for hosting the USUBC Business Luncheon in Washington.

BIO: Daniel Bilak, Chairman, UkraineInvest:

Daniel Bilak was appointed Chief Investment Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ukraine & Chairman of the Supervisory Board of UkraineInvest, Ukraine's Investment Promotion Office, by the Cabinet of Minister on  November 1, 2016. Prior to this Daniel was a partner of the CMS Cameron McKenna Ukraine office. 

A Canadian-qualified lawyer, Daniel has over 25 years of experience working in the private and public sectors in Ukraine, advising major international and Ukrainian clients in the energy, agribusiness, infrastructure and technology sectors, regarding investment and regulatory issues in Ukraine and the region. He has also been acting as Counsel to the Business Ombudsman Institution, a key anti-corruption mechanism for the business community in Ukraine.

Daniel previously served as a senior United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) governance expert, advising on rule of law, anti-corruption and regulatory issues to the Ukrainian government, including the President, Prime Minister, and the Minister of Justice of Ukraine. He also advised the governments of Bulgaria and Lithuania on rule of law issues as part of their EU accession process.


Chief Investment Advisor to the Prime Minister

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 12:15 p.m.-2.00 p.m.,
Law Offices of McCarter & English, 
1301 K St., NW, Suite 1000 West Tower,
Washington DC 20005. with light lunch