Monthly Archives: November 2014

Pentagon imposes strict standards on private security firms

[Translate]   Pentagon imposes strict standards on private security firms By Christian Davenport November 26 at 11:39 AM Follow @_chrisdavenport The Pentagon is for the first time requiring private security contractors to meet a series of certifiable standards that govern … Continue reading

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Al Shimari v. Caci International Inc – The Application of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction in the Wake of Kiobel

[Translate] Al Shimari v. Caci International, Inc.: The Application of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction in the Wake of Kiobel Ellen Katuska, University of South Carolina School of Law  Recommended Citation Katuska, Ellen (2014) “Al Shimari v. Caci International, Inc.: The Application of … Continue reading

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The Mercenary Gap: How to Protect the Constitutional Rights of American Contractors in the Age of the Private Military Firm

[Translate] The Mercenary Gap: How to Protect the Constitutional Rights of American Contractors in the Age of the Private Military Firm, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1121 (2013) John Sviokla Recommended Citation John Sviokla, The Mercenary Gap: How to Protect … Continue reading

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Private Attorneys General v. “War Profiteers”: Applying the False Claims Act to Security Contractors in Iraq

[Translate] Private Attorneys General v. “War Profiteers”: Applying the False Claims Act to Security Contractors in Iraq Bryan Terry Abstract In order to provide context for the Custer Battles court’s opinion, Part II of this Note generally describes the FCA … Continue reading

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Gunslingers on the High Seas: A Call for Regulation

[Translate] Gunslingers on the High Seas: A Call for Regulation Yvonne M. Dutton Publication Citation Yvonne M. Dutton, Gunslingers on the High Seas: A Call for Regulation, 24 Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law 107-160 (2013) Available at: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/djcil/vol24/iss1/

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Salvage Awards on the Somali Coas t- Who Pays for Public and Private Rescue Efforts in Piracy Crises

[Translate] Salvage Awards on the Somali Coast: Who Pays for Public and Private Rescue Efforts in Piracy Crises? Geoffrey Christopher Rapp Abstract This paper, a contribution to the “Troubled Waters: Combating Modern Piracy with the Rule of Law” symposium, explores … Continue reading

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Ensuring Contractor Accountability Overseas- A Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Would Be Preferable to Expansion of False Claims Act

[Translate] Rachel M. Kelly Ensuring Contractor Accountability Overseas: A Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Would Be Preferable to Expansion of the False Claims Act Abstract This Note considers the advisability of amending the False Claims Act’s qui tam provisions beyond instances … Continue reading

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Agency and Hong Kong firm tussle over aviation licence

[Translate] Agency and Hong Kong firm tussle over aviation licence Daily Nation By RAMENYA GIBENDI 24 November 2014 The stand-off between Frontier Services Group FSG, a Hong Kong listed company, and Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA), over an aviation licence … Continue reading

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Aegis Defense Services awarded contract for private security services at Kandahar Airfield

[Translate] Aegis Defense Services awarded contract for private security services at Kandahar Airfield Press Operations No: CR-224-14 November 21, 2014 CONTRACTS     Aegis Defense Services, LLC, McLean, Virginia, was awarded a $12,756,407 firm-fixed-price contract for private security services at … Continue reading

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Providing Security – Doing it Right – The Reputation Challenge

[Translate] Providing Security – Doing it Right – The Reputation Challenge Security Following prosecutions in the USA in October this year, four security guards who worked for Blackwater, a large major US security firm (which has since changed its name) … Continue reading

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