Daily Archives: June 2, 2015

Regulation of Private Maritime Security Companies in Germany and Spain: A Comparative Study

[Translate] Ocean Development & International Law Volume 46, Issue 2, 2015 Special Issue:   Regulating Private Maritime Security Providers Regulation of Private Maritime Security Companies in Germany and Spain: A Comparative Study Annina Bürgina & Patricia Schneiderb* pages 123-137 Publishing … Continue reading

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Government responsibility for the actions of private military groups

[Translate] Government responsibility for the actions of private military groups Zaheri, Ali Reza, and Parisa Stacki. “Government responsibility for the actions of private military groups.” (2015).

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GUNS FOR HIRE: PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES AND THEIR STATUS UNDER INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW

[Translate] GUNS FOR HIRE: PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES AND THEIR STATUS UNDER INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW Ivanciu, Cosmin.

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Wheeler v. US, Dist. Court, D. New Jersey 2015

[Translate] MICHAEL B. WHEELER, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Respondent. Civil Action No. 13-2557 (MLC).United States District Court, D. New Jersey.May 13, 2015. MEMORANDUM OPINION MARY L. COOPER, District Judge. Michael B. Wheeler files a motion to vacate, set … Continue reading

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Watchdog allows ex-Blackwater to buy the whole of Phoenix

[Translate] Watchdog allows ex-Blackwater to buy the whole of Phoenix Business Daily By GEOFFREY IRUNGU 1 June 2015 The competition watchdog has approved full acquisition by Frontier Services Group, (FSG) of Kenyan-owned Phoenix Aviation. Last April, FSG acquired 49 per … Continue reading

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More than a decade on, there are still unanswered questions about Abu Ghraib and the War on Terror

[Translate] More than a decade on, there are still unanswered questions about Abu Ghraib and the War on Terror. We are now more than a decade on from the release of the Abu Ghraib abuse photos, which led to one … Continue reading

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Supreme Court strengthens False Claims Act’s statute of limitations, narrows first-to-file bar

[Translate] Supreme Court strengthens False Claims Act’s statute of limitations, narrows first-to-file bar Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP USA May 26 2015 The U.S. Supreme Court today resolved two important questions under the False Claims Act (FCA), holding … Continue reading

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KBR v. Carter–Supreme Court holds that the first-to-file bar only applies to pending cases

[Translate] KBR v. Carter–Supreme Court holds that the first-to-file bar only applies to pending cases Blog The FCA Insider McGuireWoods LLP USA June 1 2015 On Wednesday the Supreme Court, in Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States … Continue reading

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Does private security mean better security in Kenya?

[Translate] Does private security mean better security in Kenya? 1 June 2015 The rising number of terror attacks and other incidents of insecurity in Kenya have resulted in an increased demand for private security. Steady economic growth and the discovery … Continue reading

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Whistleblower exposes problems with government war contractors

[Translate] Tuesday, Jun 02, 2015 Howard Altman Columns Whistleblower exposes problems with government war contractors By Howard Altman | Tribune Staff Published: May 31, 2015 A federal civil trial, opening Monday in the Western District of Virginia, offers an intimate … Continue reading

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