WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC),  www.USUBC.org, welcomes McCarter & English https://www.mccarter.com/  as a new member. McCarter & English, LLP https://www.mccarter.com/  is one of the oldest United States law firms, with a history of over 170 years of representing innovation, progress and the entrepreneurial spirit worldwide from one of its first clients, Thomas Alva Edison.

McCarter & English, in addition to a thriving and innovative domestic practice, which provides corporate, venture capital, IT, finance, business litigation and tax departments, the attorneys of McCarter & English actively practice transactional international business law, and also serve as outside general counsel to many such firms in international matters.

McCarter & English is recognized for cultivating relationships within governmental and industrial entities personal to their international practice as well as with law firms in the regions where they most represent inbound and outbound clients, including several clients in Ukraine and throughout Europe.

McCarter's experience in the international arena includes serving as counsel to numerous U.S. affiliates of foreign companies in domestic matters, and to U.S. public and private enterprises overseas, advising clients on international mergers and acquisitions and global securities offerings and other financings; tax issues related to structuring international business operations and investments; energy projects, and intercompany pricing and customs duty cases.

McCarter advises non-U.S. issuers in connection with private placement of securities into the United States for financing or strategic acquisition purposes. The Firm has also advised domestic and non-U.S. broker dealers as to their U.S. obligations when taking part in transactions that concern the United States.


They counsel and assist corporations in implementing effective corporate compliance and ethics programs, and FCPA compliance and roll out.  Their Impact Investing Practice has years of experience representing financial institutions, foundations, nonprofits and philanthropic individuals in all aspects of social and impact investing for both US domestic and international economic development.

McCarter & English routinely guides clients through the complexities associated with selling their products overseas and strategic relationships with foreign businesses and specialized regional issues such as particular bi-lateral trade agreements, export/import controls and customs requirements.  Its Government Contracts & Export Controls Group helps clients navigate the thicket of US federal, state, and municipal government contracts regulations.

McCarter's international executive compensation practice assists clients on every aspect of executive compensation, US visa issues and related tax matters. McCarter & English's attorneys are experienced in international commercial arbitration, appearing as counsel in hearings in London, Zurich and Bermuda, and in disputes governed by ICC, UNCITRAL and LCIA procedures.

Myron B. Rabij, a partner at McCarter & English, has been representing U.S. and multinational clients in complex negotiations of joint ventures, cross-border acquisitions and exits, energy deals, privatizations and negotiations, construction and development, and related regulatory, financing and general corporate matters for more than 26 years. He assists companies with market entries into the US and cross-overs into emerging markets. He has particular experience with commercial and M&A transactions in Ukraine and also has handled deals in Eastern Europe.

Myron was previously a partner at an Am Law 100 firm where he led its leading energy and natural resources practice, as well as its real estate group, in the firm’s Kyiv, Ukraine, office, until August 2014.  He was resident in Kyiv for 22 years and is a recognized leading expert on Ukrainian energy and real estate issues.


USUBC has been working closely with Myron Rabij for many years. McCarter & English recently hosted several USUBC meetings in their offices in Washington, including a luncheon with Dan Bilak, Chairman of UkraineInvest and "Financing for Business" – US EXIM open for Ukraine, EBRD, OPIC, IFC roundtable. "The over 200 members of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) welcome McCarter & English as a new member. 'We look forward to continuing working with the firm," said USUBC President, Morgan Williams.


Myron B. Rabij, Partner


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