Requirements for Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

Anyone who is in a position to control or influence content of an educational activity must disclose in writing all relevant financial relationships. The disclosures must include any relevant financial relationship occurring within the past 12 months or known to be forthcoming in the next 12 months.

Financial Relationships are those relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, consulting fee, honoraria, ownership interest or other financial benefit. Financial benefits are usually associated with roles such as employment, management position, independent contractor (including contracted research), consulting, speaking and teaching, membership on advisory committees or review panels, and other activities from which remuneration is received, or expected.