Daily Archives: October 7, 2015

Sorry, but services company Transfield fails ethics 101

[Translate] Oct 6 2015 at 12:15 AM Updated Oct 6 2015 at 12:15 AM Sorry, but services company Transfield fails ethics 101 Anti-Transfield protesters at a rally opposing immigration detention centres. Eddie Jim by Richard Denniss After decades in public … Continue reading

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AustralianSuper’s Heather Ridout backs Transfield over detention centres

[Translate] AustralianSuper’s Heather Ridout backs Transfield over detention centres Heather Ridout: “We have confidence in the company and its transparency.” Luis Enrique Ascui Share on twitter by Jennifer Hewett Australia’s biggest industry superannuation fund has condemned the divestment campaign targeting … Continue reading

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Detention centre operator Transfield Services to be renamed ‘Broadspectrum’

[Translate] Detention centre operator Transfield Services to be renamed ‘Broadspectrum’ Company to ask shareholders to approve name change as parent company seeks to distance itself amid controversy over detention centre contracts Transfield Services has come under sustained pressure over its … Continue reading

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Impact of Border Force Act on whistleblowers ‘grossly overstated’, says Transfield

[Translate] Impact of Border Force Act on whistleblowers ‘grossly overstated’, says Transfield Head of Transfield Services, operator of Australia’s offshore detention centres, says he encourages workers to raise concerns about asylum seeker treatment Detention centre in Manus province, PNG – … Continue reading

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Nauru security company Transfield under siege by activists

[Translate] Nauru security company Transfield under siege by activists The Australian September 18, 2015 4:22PM Elizabeth Colman   Industrial Correspondent Kylar Loussikian  Journalist Sydney People protesting against Transfield in Melbourne! Source: Twitter The security company which holds multi-billion dollar contracts to … Continue reading

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Manus security firm, G4S, responsible for February violence, says law centre

[Translate] Manus security firm, G4S, responsible for February violence, says law centre Human Rights Law Centre lodges complaint with OECD saying G4S had not been held to account for its role A vigil was held at Town Hall square, Sydney, … Continue reading

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What The 4th Circ. Will Address In Abu Ghraib Case

[Translate] What The 4th Circ. Will Address In Abu Ghraib Case Law360, New York (September 24, 2015, 9:55 PM ET) — Lawrence S. Ebner The Iraq war is still being fought in U.S. courtrooms. Federal courts of appeals and district … Continue reading

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What’s Next: The Future of False Claims Act Litigation After KBR v. U.S. ex rel. Carter

[Translate] What’s Next: The Future of False Claims Act Litigation After KBR v. U.S. ex rel. Carter posted on: Monday, October 5, 2015 The last Supreme Court term was a big one.  Most observers will remember it as the term … Continue reading

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Hold Military Contractor KBR Accountable for Deadly Trafficking Scheme

[Translate] September 24, 2015 Hold Military Contractor KBR Accountable for Deadly Trafficking Scheme Related Campaigns & Topics Human Trafficking, Retired Military Leaders By Megan Corrarino In 2004, thirteen Nepali laborers were offered jobs in a luxury hotel and restaurants in … Continue reading

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D.C. Circuit Reinforces Attorney-Client Privilege Applicable to Internal Investigations

[Translate] D.C. Circuit Reinforces Attorney-Client Privilege Applicable to Internal Investigations 10/1/2015 by Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP On August 11, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the District Court of Columbia issued a decision of importance to … Continue reading

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