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Foreign Universities Are Permitted to Run Independent Schools in China’s Hainan FTP

On March 23, 2023, China’s Ministry of Education ("MOE") and the Hainan Provincial Government jointly released the Interim Provisions on Overseas Higher Education...


Transformative times for India’s education sector

The past few months have seen significant developments in India’s higher education sector. For decades, non-Indian institutions have asked: Will India ever be hospitable to...


Key questions answered - China's regulation of international data transfers effective 1 September 2022

On 31 August 2022, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) finalized the security assessment application guidelines and template application form (Security Assessment Application...


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...


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...


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?

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...


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...


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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