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Department of Education releases long-awaited Title IX proposal

On June 23, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released its long-awaited proposal to amend ED's regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title...

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Establishing the framework of higher education in the UAE – an overview of the Higher Education Law

The United Arab Emirates recently introduced Federal Decree by Law No. 48 of 2021 on Higher Education, being the first of a number of expected steps in the development of higher education...

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OIG report is critical of information security at academic and research contractors

On February 22, 2022, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report centered on ten academic and research institutions that develop military...

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China's draft implementation rules on human genetic resources: potential changes on HGR Supervision?
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The Ministry of Science and Technology of China has finally issued the draft of Implementation Rules for the Regulations of Human Genetic Resources Administration for public...

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Data protection enforcement progresses in China

Six months have now passed since China's Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) became effective on November 1, 2021. As noted below, Chinese authorities have recently stepped up...

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Summary of February 24 U.S. sanctions and export controls on Russia

On February 24, 2022, the US Government imposed severe economic sanctions and export controls on Russia. The restrictions consist of two parts: 1) significant financial sanctions on a ...

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NSPM-33 guidance: key considerations for federally-funded research institutions
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On 4 January 2022, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) issued Guidance to federal agencies for implementing National Security Presidential Memorandum 33 (NSPM-33) ...

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New veterans education law reinstates foreign student recruitment carve-out to incentive payment ban

After nearly one year of advocacy efforts and watchful waiting by education associations and other stakeholders, Congress has now confirmed via legislation that institutions may approach...

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NLRB General Counsel seeks to further shake up college sports

Earlier this month, the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board issued a memorandum declaring that private college athletes should be considered “employees” under...

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