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Updated U.S. Department of Education guidance on Section 117 Foreign Gift and Contract requirements

This advisory summarizes Section 117 requirements and enforcement, highlights key aspects of the updated guidance, and identifies considerations for higher education institutions given the...


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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Emerging trends in board diversity

Partner Tifarah Allen discusses board diversity and the role of general counsels in an interview with the Black In-House Counsel (BIHC) Network, published as part of BIHC’s Emerging...


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...


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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