Nuclear Proliferation

Legal Issues

KEI has worked on legal issues relating to access to medical technologies and access to knowledge, including analyzing court cases and submission of amicus briefs.

DNA and diagnostic patents

Four groups seek to block sale of Westinghouse stock and technology to Kazakhstan nuclear firm

Four groups, including KEI, have sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Treasury's  Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS"), asking that it block a proposed sale of 10 percent of Westinghouse, the US nuclear energy firm, to KazAtomProm, a nuclear energy firm owned by the government of Kazakhstan.

Background on Kazakhstan and its nuclear program

The Kazakhstan TimeLines for the years 1989 to 2007  contain a wealth of useful information and context for the Westinghouse/Toshiba/KazAtomProm transaction.

Kazakhstan Westinghouse coverage

Here are some recent news reports on the Westinghouse Kazakstan deal.

My recent blogs in the Huffington Post July 9, and July 13.

The July 7 AFP report on the July 7 Nikkei story is here:

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