Category Archives: Control

Schakowsky Statement on Blackwater Guilty Verdict

Schakowsky Statement on Blackwater Guilty Verdict October 23, 2014 CHICAGO – On Wednesday a federal jury returned guilty verdicts for four former Blackwater security guards charged in the September 16, 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad.  The defendants … Continue reading

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KBR Is Turning The Tables On The DCAA

KBR Is Turning The Tables On The DCAA  Law360, New York (October 08, 2014, 10:26 AM ET) — Dave Nadler In recent years, the Defense Contract Audit Agency’s audit In In In recent years, the Defense Contract Audit Agency’s audit practices have … Continue reading

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Blackwater guilty verdict long overdue

Opinion Khalid Mohammed / AP Blackwater guilty verdict long overdue Despite convictions, accountability gaps remain for security contractors October 22, 2014 1:30AM ET by Lauren Carasik Seven years after Blackwater contractors killed 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians and injured 17 others … Continue reading

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Watchdog Suggests Review of Major Contractor

U.S. News: Watchdog Suggests Review of Major Contractor The Wall Street Journal By Dion Nissenbaum 21 October 2014 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Monday made a rare recommendation that the Department of Homeland Security consider stripping a … Continue reading

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THE REGULATION OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY CONTRACTORS

THE REGULATION OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY CONTRACTORS  Clapham, Andrew; Zellweger, Valentin. American Society of International Law. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting. (Apr 3-Apr 6, 2013). Abstract (summary) The panelists explained the latest developments, as well as offered their perspectives … Continue reading

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Serco faces $680,000 hit in fines

Serco faces $680,000 hit in fines Phoebe Wearne and Daniel Emerson The West Australian October 16, 2014, 5:41 aml The West Australian WA’s private prison operator Serco is facing fines of up to $680,000 for a series of prisoner escapes … Continue reading

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Companies and Combat Operations: Regulating Private Military Companies After the War on Terror

Companies and Combat Operations: Regulating Private Military Companies After the War on Terror Uploaded by Sara Mc Guire Abstract: The privatization of warfare has led to increasing state reliance on private military companies (PMCs) in the conduct of security operations. … Continue reading

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Framework to Private Military and Security Contractors: The International Regulation of PMSC Compliance With Human Rights Objectives

Forthcoming Framework to Private Military and Security Contractors: The International Regulation of PMSC Compliance With Human Rights Objectives Uploaded by Sara Mc Guire Abstract: Private military companies are a ubiquitous facet of the military apparatus of developed states. The international … Continue reading

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The Private Arming of Merchant Shipping – an Emerging Transnational Norm?

The Private Arming of Merchant Shipping – an Emerging Transnational Norm?

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International and Comparative Regulation of Private Maritime Security Companies Employed in Counter-Piracy

International and Comparative Regulation of Private Maritime Security Companies Employed in Counter-Piracy James Kraska Stockton Center for the Study of International Law; University of Virginia School of Law, Center for Oceans Law & Policy 2012 Modern High Seas Piracy, (Douglas … Continue reading

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