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Critical Research Compliance Update for Universities: Focus on the Thousand Talents Program and Export Control

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August 27, 2020
1:00 PM Eastern

August 27, 2020
1:00 PM Eastern

Join Baker Donelson attorneys Ivan Boatner and William Beasley for their webinar in partnership with Technology Transfer Tactics and University-Industry Engagement Advisor Newsletter. Mr. Boatner and Mr. Beasley will discuss the Department of Justice's increased scrutiny of China's Thousand Talents Program, the importance of having research compliance programs in place, government updates to compliance documents, and what you can do to ensure your program is in compliance.

Program Agenda:

  • How competing priorities make implementing compliance programs a challenge
  • Why recent events highlight the need for universities to have robust compliance programs
    • Thousand Talents Plan
    • DOJ prosecutions involving Thousand Talents Plan participants
    • Geopolitical forces
    • DOJ update to compliance plan evaluation guidance
  • The benefits of effective compliance programs
  • The elements of an effective compliance program
  • Steps universities should take to review and update their compliance programs
  • The role of risk management in compliance
  • The use of data in implementing compliance programs
  • Understanding the types of federal contracts that may require the establishment of an insider threat program

This program is CLE eligible.

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