William F. Ferreira

Hogan Lovells (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

As a leader in the international education and research sector, Bill helps universities, hospitals, academic medical centers, foundations, humanitarian organizations, and companies doing business with the U.S. government and abroad. Drawing on deep experience with global operations, Bill’s team has handled campuses in Asia, clinical research in Africa, collaborative degrees in the Middle East, online education in Latin America, and telemedicine in Europe. On-the-ground practical experience across dozens of countries informs Bill’s solutions to the challenges of global regulation, international employment, foreign expansion, and transnational contracts. Bill has guided some of the most innovative federally funded sites and programs around the world. Plugged into the federal grants and research compliance landscape, Bill works extensively on audits, investigations, and sponsored research matters. He guides organizations in cost accounting and administration of grants and cooperative agreements under the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Uniform Guidance, research misconduct matters, human subjects and animal research, intellectual property, and False Claims Act actions. In addition to clinical trial agreements and commercialization initiatives, Bill has handled groundbreaking scientific research collaborations nationally and internationally. Bill serves on the firm’s Africa leadership team and speaks regularly about strategic issues at the forefront of globalization of higher education, scientific research, and government grants.

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Hogan Lovells (Washington)
Hogan Lovells (Washington)
Hogan Lovells (Washington)
Hogan Lovells (Washington)

Articles

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Elizabeth B. Meers, Stephanie J. Gold, William F. Ferreira, Joel D. Buckman, Logan M. Breed The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rules against a sports association’s policy of limiting the compensation paid to student-athletes and affirms limited injunctions (National Collegiate Athletic Association)

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On 18 May 2020 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in an antitrust case challenging the association’s policy of limiting the compensation paid to student-athletes. The decision is the latest concerning the NCAA’s (...)

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