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Hogan Lovells Issues Sponsored Research Alert on Proposed Changes to Federal Policy for Protection of Human Subjects

Hogan Lovells has issued a Sponsored Research Alert outlining a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that seeks to amend the U.S. Government’s policy on protection of human research subjects.  As the Alert describes: The NPRM would substantially change, in several respects, the regulatory framework with which universities and research

OMB Proposes Long-Awaited Federal Grant Reforms, Seeks Public Comments

On February 28, 2012, the Office of Management and Budget published a long-awaited Advance Notice of Proposed Guidance (ANPG) titled Reform of Federal Policies Relating to Grants and Cooperative Agreements; Cost Principles and Administrative Requirements (Including Single Audit Act).  The sponsored research community was cautiously hopeful that the proposed reforms would yield meaningful reductions in