FOREIGN GIFTS TO US EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS UNDER INCREASED SCRUTINY

An article from Holland & Knight on 30th July reported that the US Department of Education has started investigations into whether US colleges and universities have complied with the Higher Education Act regarding reporting gifts from, or contracts with, foreign sources.  This is said to be part of the Trump Administration’s efforts to track potential national security issues involving foreign activities in the US, especially with respect to China and the Middle East.

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/foreign-gifts-to-u-s-educational-93166/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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