Archive for May, 2015

Amendment to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, Proposed Rule

As part of the President’s Export Control Reform (ECR) effort, the Department of State is proposing to amend the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to: clarify regulations pertaining to the export of items...

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Cooperative Agreements Vs. Procurement Contracts

In March of last year (2014), the Federal Circuit decided a case that focused on the gray area between cooperative agreements and procurement contracts. The court ruled that the Department of Housing and Urban...

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FDA Releases Draft Guidance for Electronic Informed Consent

On March 9, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft guidance, Use of Electronic Informed Consent in Clinical Investigations – Questions and Answers, that provides recommendations for clinical investigators, clinical...

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