Rice University strongly supports faculty, staff, and students in establishing collaborations for domestic and international research and scholarly activities. It is through collaboration that leading research institutions partner to solve global challenges in health, energy and the environment. However, there has been increased attention from federal sponsors, members of congress, federal intelligence and security agencies expressing concern regarding undue foreign influence in academic research such as, unauthorized access to intellectual property in grant applications and failure by investigators to disclose affiliations, collaborations, and all resources for research support. Federal sponsors continue to issue clarifications, guidance, and updates to existing requirements. It is important for researchers to be aware of these developments to ensure compliance with federal requirements. There are recent examples at other universities of federal inquires and request for information from investigators and institutions identified as failing to disclose this information as violations of the granting agency polices.