What is the EU GDPR and when does it take effect?
The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (“EU GDPR”) is a new and more stringent regulation governing the use of personal data. It imposes new... READ MORE
IMPORTANT: This article was updated on April 30, 2018, to reflect an update on Common Rule implementation.
On April 19, 2018, HHS released an NPRM proposing to delay the general compliance date for... READ MORE
On January 28, 2016, President Obama signed the Grants Oversight and New Efficiency Act, or GONE Act. The goal of the GONE act is to review grant closeout procedures and identify why so many grants are not closed out... READ MORE
My collaborator will be working with human or animal subjects. What do we need to do?
You must submit an application to Georgia Tech’s Institutional Review Board (IRB... READ MORE
When we think of compliance and sponsored research, our minds usually go to human subjects protocols, unallowable costs, or export controls. Compliance with sponsor requirements for deliverables is equally important... READ MORE
December 31: DFARS/NIST 800-171 and New Mandatory Standards for Federal Research
The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Special Publication 800-171 aims to consolidate the Federal... READ MORE
Updates coming! Be on the lookout for changes in Federal IRB regulations.
The departments and agencies listed below will announce revisions to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal... READ MORE
Under the new policy, as of October 1, 2017, NIH funded researchers will no longer have to request a Certificate of Confidentiality (CoC), nor will they receive an actual certificate. The CoC will be issued... READ MORE