USF Guidance on Disclosing Foreign Relationships

Case Studies and Contracts

The U.S. Senate’s Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations issued a report on Threats to the U.S. Research Enterprise: China’s Talent Recruitment Programs (PDF). As appendices to that report, the Subcommittee provided two helpful documents that outline problematic scenarios and contracts. Reviewing these documents will assist in knowing when to proceed with caution, ask additional questions and seek advice and input as you contemplate Outside Activity with foreign entities.