Daily Archives: July 8, 2014

U.S. Gives New Contract To Firm That Vetted Leaker

[Translate] U.S. Gives New Contract To Firm That Vetted Leaker The Wall Street Journal By Dion Nissenbaum 3 July 2014 A1 WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $190 million contract to the company accused of methodically … Continue reading

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USIS CEO REFUSES TO ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM CONGRESS – CUMMINGS ASKS ISSA FOR TRANSCRIBED INTERVIEW

[Translate] USIS CEO REFUSES TO ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM CONGRESS – CUMMINGS ASKS ISSA FOR TRANSCRIBED INTERVIEW US Fed News 30 June 2014 WASHINGTON, June 30 — Ranking Member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee issued the following news … Continue reading

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DOD Wants To Alert Contractors Of Afghan Tax Requirements

[Translate] DOD Wants To Alert Contractors Of Afghan Tax Requirements By Ama Sarfo Law360, New York (June 24, 2014, 5:35 PM ET) — The U.S. Department of Defense wants to update agency regulations to reflect that U.S. contractors working in … Continue reading

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Blackwater’s Descendants Are Doing Just Fine

[Translate] Blackwater’s Descendants Are Doing Just Fine BY Kate Brannen JULY 1, 2014 – 06:12 PM Share + Blackwater is no more. But its descendants live on — and they’re still raking in government money. The company whose name is … Continue reading

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Tactical Veteran: Private security contractor jobs offer good money – with risks

[Translate] Tactical Veteran: Private security contractor jobs offer good money – with risks Jul. 8, 2014 – 12:30PM   | By Steven Maieli How does a six-figure, tax-free job overseas sound? It’s well known throughout the military that what you earn … Continue reading

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KBR Whistleblower Calls Forced Arbitration ‘Unconscionable’

[Translate] KBR Whistleblower Calls Forced Arbitration ‘Unconscionable’ Share us on: Twitter Facebook LinkedIn By David McAfee Law360, Los Angeles (June 13, 2014, 6:08 PM ET) — A whistleblower accusing KBR Inc. of filing false claims while working on a massive … Continue reading

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KBR Awarded Contract as Capability Support Coordinator for Landing Helicopter Dock Ships

[Translate] press release July 7, 2014, 8:49 a.m. EDT KBR Awarded Contract as Capability Support Coordinator for Landing Helicopter Dock Ships HOUSTON, Jul 07, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — KBR KBR -0.63% announced today that it has been awarded … Continue reading

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Detainee who lost eye in Manus Island violence sues government and G4S

[Translate] Detainee who lost eye in Manus Island violence sues government and G4S The asylum seeker, who suffered horrific injuries, says Australia and the security firm failed in their duty of care Oliver Laughland theguardian.com, Monday 30 June 2014 23.33 … Continue reading

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New ICoCA Website – check it out now

[Translate] New ICoCA Website – check it out now  We’re very pleased to announce that this week the ICoCA launched its new website.  The decision to go live with the new website this week was not taken by chance; it … Continue reading

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U.S. Court of Appeals Dismisses Almost All Claims of Ecuadorian Provinces and Individual Plaintiffs Against DynCorp

[Translate] U.S. Court of Appeals Dismisses Almost All Claims of Ecuadorian Provinces and Individual Plaintiffs Against DynCorp 7/7/2014 by Marc Brainich The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia recently affirmed the dismissal of all but three claims … Continue reading

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