GAO report recommends improved US university export controls

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) was asked to review agency guidance and universities’ security because over 1.2 million foreign students study at US universities and there is a risk that they will “export” sensitive knowledge they gain to their home countries. The GAO has published a report, which says that US Commerce and State Departments’ guidance and outreach does …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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