Summary of changes to the Research Conflict of Interest Policy
The 2011 revised regulation includes comprehensive changes with a focus on:
- Defining Significant Financial Interest;
- Investigator disclosure;
- Disclosure thresholds;
- Travel reimbursement disclosures;
- Institutional management of COI disclosures;
- Public disclosure of policy and conflicts; and
- Training requirements.
The new policy went into effect August 24, 2012.