Employee comment sought on proposed policy on conflicts of interest
The Office of the President invites comments on a proposed new Presidential Policy on Disclosure of Financial Interests and Management of Conflicts of Interest in Private Sponsors of Research and proposed revised APM - 028, Disclosure of Financial Interest in Private Sponsors of Research.
This new policy provides the core parameters for continued compliance with the regulations issued by the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). Effective July 22, 2015, the FPPC revised its regulations that affect review of Statements of Economic Interests for Principal Investigators (also known as the Form 700-U). The University will continue its long-standing practice of performing a substantive review of Forms 700-U. However, this new policy will provide the UC campuses, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources greater control over their local processes in reviewing the Forms 700-U.The proposed new presidential policy will govern continued compliance with FPPC regulations and review of Forms 700-U for all University employees, while revised APM - 028 will maintain additional important principles guiding the conduct of sponsored research for academic appointees.
The proposed new Presidential Policy on Disclosure of Financial Interests and Management of Conflicts of Interest in Private Sponsors of Research and the proposed revised APM - 028, Disclosure of Financial Interest in Private Sponsors of Research, are posted under the “Systemwide Review” tab at https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/academic-personnel-policy/policies-under-review/index.html
If you have any questions or if you wish to comment, please contact Robin Sanchez at firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than June 15, 2018.