Shearman & Sterling partner George Borovas, leader of the firm’s Global Nuclear Group, has been named to the US Department of Commerce’s Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC). The two-year appointment was made by US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.
The charter of CINTAC is to advise the Secretary and the Department of Commerce on ways to strengthen and expand US nuclear exports around the world. CINTAC has approximately 35 members, mostly senior executives of companies in the nuclear industry, advisors and academia.
“I am honored to be appointed to this important committee,” Borovas said. “There are a number of opportunities for the US nuclear industry to continue to export safe and state-of-the-art technologies and products around the world.”
Borovas is an acknowledged industry leader and regularly advises lenders, governments and sponsors on the development of civilian nuclear power programs and the financing and construction of new nuclear power plants. Shearman & Sterling’s Global Nuclear Group focuses on procurement, construction and financing for nuclear new build and offers nuclear industry advice on international nuclear law, nuclear liability and nuclear trade issues.