Subject:

Privileged and Confidential

From:
"Heather King" hking@BSFLLP.com
To:
"Devon Archer (darcher@rosemontseneca.com)" darcher@rosemontseneca.com, "Hunter Biden (hbiden@rosemontseneca.com)" hbiden@rosemontseneca.com
Date:
2014-05-13 11:47

Devon/Hunter – I’m preparing to send an email to Vadim. I’ll ask him for the following unless you already have this information?

-A list of Burisma companies and their subsidiaries, and whether any of their headquarters are located out of Ukraine.  I realize that the holding company is registered in Cyprus, but am trying to determine whether they truly touch any other countries other than Ukraine in terms of location of headquarters, employees, etc.

-Understand whether they are 100% private by US standards or whether they are quasi-governmental by any definition.  In other words, confirm whether Burisma 100% privately owned or if the government has any stake in the company or any other official role.

-Any list or information as to key customers that might help us magnify a US-interests angle to the government here.  For example, as I will note to Vadim in my email today, it was very helpful that he mentioned their key customer ArcelorMittal.  The lobbyists I am recommending we hire is friends with the person who runs ArcelorMittal USA’s Washington, DC office, Tom Dower, quite well. We should consider whether or not to call Tom and let him know that David and I are involved in representing Burisma, and explore whether Tom/ArcelorMittal would be open to being involved with some of our meetings with the US government.  The U.S. government always pays more attention and is more apt to help when there is a U.S. company aspect to a problem and they are, therefore, advocating for direct U.S. interests. 

 

Heather King, Esq.

Partner

BOIES, SCHILLER & FLEXNER LLP
5301 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20015
202-274-1129 (Phone)
202-237-6131 (Fax)

hking@bsfllp.com

 



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