Daily Archives: July 23, 2013

Are Private Contractors Really Cheaper?

[Translate] Defense Contractors Are Private Contractors Really Cheaper?   By David Isenberg   July 23, 2013    Add a Comment The Washington Post   Insurgents attack a contractor convoy  hauling supplies for U.S. troops in Afghanistan last year. Those who support using private … Continue reading

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JURISDICTION OVER AMERICAN PRIVATE MILITARY CONTRACTORS: THE ILLUSION OF A LOOPHOLE IN THE LAW AND THE REALITY OF NO OVERSIGHT

[Translate] Buffalo Human Rights Law Review 2012 18 Buff. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 223 NOTE: JURISDICTION OVER AMERICAN PRIVATE MILITARY CONTRACTORS: THE ILLUSION OF A LOOPHOLE IN THE LAW AND THE REALITY OF NO OVERSIGHT NAME: Ryan Larose SUMMARY: … … Continue reading

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Due Process by Proxy: United States v. Brehm and the Problem of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction over Foreign Nationals

[Translate] North Carolina Law Review May, 2013 91 N.C.L. Rev. 1463 RECENT DEVELOPMENT: Due Process by Proxy: United States v. Brehm and the Problem of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction over Foreign Nationals** NAME: Edward F. Roche** BIO: ** The author would like … Continue reading

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Contractors Stand Strong: Those “Adversely Affected or Aggrieved by Agency Action” Should Have Standing to Expose Government Procurement Regulation Violations to Mitigate Waste in Contingency Contracting

[Translate] The Federal Circuit Bar Journal 2012 – 2013 22 Fed. Cir. B.J. 707 Contractors Stand Strong: Those “Adversely Affected or Aggrieved by Agency Action” Should Have Standing to Expose Government Procurement Regulation Violations to Mitigate Waste in Contingency Contracting … Continue reading

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Afghan security contractor force poses stability risks

[Translate] Afghan security contractor force poses stability risks The Oxford Analytica Daily Brief ® – Monday, July 22 2013 The United States has begun its draw down of military forces in Afghanistan in anticipation of a December 2014 exit. However, … Continue reading

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KBR building Aegis base in Romania

[Translate] KBR building Aegis base in Romania Published: July 19, 2013 at 12:12 PM HOUSTON, July 19 (UPI) — The first U.S. land-based ballistic missile defense base in Europe is to be constructed in Romania by KBR. The construction contract … Continue reading

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USPTO grants trade mark “ACADEMI” to ACADEMI LLC (VIRGINIA)

[Translate] Plus Patent News July 8, 2013 Monday USPTO grants trade mark “ACADEMI” to  ACADEMI LLC (VIRGINIA) Alexandria ACADEMI LLC  (VIRGINIA), has been granted trademark (4360111) titled as “ACADEMI” from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Status: Registered Class/es: … Continue reading

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USPTO grants trade mark “BLACKWATER SECURITY SYSTEMS” to Environmental Holdings LLC (SOUTH CAROLINA)

[Translate] Plus Patent News July 22, 2013 Monday USPTO grants trade mark ” BLACKWATER SECURITY SYSTEMS” to Environmental Holdings LLC (SOUTH CAROLINA) Alexandria Environmental Holdings LLC (SOUTH CAROLINA), has been granted trademark (4367540) titled as “BLACKWATER SECURITY   SYSTEMS” from the United … Continue reading

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MILITARY Logistics Support Services Sought by U.S. Army

[Translate] Targeted News Service July 19, 2013 Friday 1:23 AM EST MILITARY Logistics Support Services Sought by U.S. Army  WASHINGTON WASHINGTON, July 19 — The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Ill., has issued a pre-solicitation notice (W52P1J-13-R-0129) for providing … Continue reading

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‘ G4S DIDN’T SET UP A ‘ MONITOR ON MY TAG

[Translate] Daily Mirror July 21, 2013 Sunday Edition 1; Northern Ireland ‘ G4S DIDN’T SET UP A ‘ MONITOR ON MY TAG; ‘I could have gone robbing and no one would have known’ BYLINE: JUSTIN PENROSE Pg. 32 A TAGGED … Continue reading

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