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Aviation Contractor Glides Away From Liability After Receiving Unsolicited Email Containing Trade Secrets

Aviation Contractor Glides Away From Liability After Receiving Unsolicited Email Containing Trade Secrets Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP USA January 29 2016 If a third party sends you someone’s trade secrets, and you delete them as soon as you know … Continue reading

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DynCorp Says Timing Dooms C3PO’s Afghan Contract Suit

DynCorp Says Timing Dooms C3PO’s Afghan Contract Suit By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (February 8, 2016, 3:49 PM ET) — DynCorp continued to fight for a quick win Friday in tossing the remainder of subcontractor C3PO’s nearly $6.6 million Texas … Continue reading

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Iraq Contractor Says Arbitrator Botched KBR Dispute

Iraq Contractor Says Arbitrator Botched KBR Dispute By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (January 19, 2016, 4:12 PM ET) — An Iraqi company’s general manager hit KBR and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution with a $3 million lawsuit in California … Continue reading

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Florida-Based Centerra Services International Inc. Agrees to Pay $7.4 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Related to Wartime Contract

Justice News Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 1, 2016 Florida-Based Centerra Services International Inc. Agrees to Pay $7.4 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Related to Wartime Contract Centerra Services International Inc., … Continue reading

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4 ex-Blackwater contractors appeal convictions in shootings

4 ex-Blackwater contractors appeal convictions in shootings By Eric Tucker, The Associated Press 12:23 p.m. EST February 2, 2016 (Photo: Cliff Owen/AP) WASHINGTON — Four former Blackwater security contractors found guilty in a deadly Baghdad shooting appealed their convictions on Monday, saying a key witness against them … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court rejects human rights suit against Occidental

Mon Dec 14, 2015 9:42am EST UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court rejects human rights suit against Occidental (Adds details on case, paragraphs 3-7) By Lawrence Hurley Dec 14 The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to revive a human rights lawsuit … Continue reading

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Nurses Say Whistleblowing Activity At Iraq Base Protected

Nurses Say Whistleblowing Activity At Iraq Base Protected Share us on: By Jacob Fischler Law360, Washington (January 8, 2016, 8:24 PM ET) — A pair of nurses fought a bid to toss their retaliation suit alleging a health care contractor … Continue reading

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High Court Rejects Discovery Appeal In FCA Kickback Suit

High Court Rejects Discovery Appeal In FCA Kickback Suit Share us on: By Patrick Boyle Law360, Washington (January 11, 2016, 4:14 PM ET) — The U.S. Supreme Court declined again Monday to hear a whistleblower’s plea to overturn an appeals court ruling … Continue reading

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KBR Burn Pit Case Should See Wider Discovery, Court Told

KBR Burn Pit Case Should See Wider Discovery, Court Told Share us on: By Adam Sege Law360, Washington (January 12, 2016, 5:02 PM ET) — A group of soldiers and military base personnel asked Monday for an expanded discovery process … Continue reading

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DynCorp’s Corporate Espionage Suit Tossed Again

DynCorp’s Corporate Espionage Suit Tossed Again Share us on: By Jacob Fischler Law360, Washington (January 14, 2016, 5:23 PM ET) — A Florida federal judge on Thursday dismissed allegations that an AAR Corp. unit stole secrets from DynCorp to improve … Continue reading

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