Category Archives: Legal

Floating armoury controversy: Avant-Garde Chairman’s passport impounded

Floating armoury controversy: Avant-Garde Chairman’s passport impounded Daily FT 24 January 2015 The Colombo Chief Magistrate yesterday ordered police to temporarily seize the passport of the head of a private security firm contracted to run a floating armoury off the … Continue reading

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Blackwater Overtime Case Sent to Arbitration

Tuesday, January 20, 2015Last Update: 1:42 PM PT Blackwater Overtime Case Sent to Arbitration By ANDREW THOMPSON      WASHINGTON (CN) – Former Blackwater military contractors must arbitrate their overtime claims against the rechristened Xe Services LLC, a federal judge ruled. … Continue reading

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Texas judge tosses many claims brought by troops against KBR; infliction of distress claims remain

Texas judge tosses many claims brought by troops against KBR; infliction of distress claims remain Smoke rises from an Iraq oil refinery attacked by Islamic State fighters last year. KBR was hired by the U.S. government to restore the flow … Continue reading

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MPRI offers settlement to the Serbs from Krajina over operation “Storm”

MPRI offers settlement to the Serbs from Krajina over operation “Storm” Published: Jan 25, 2015 at 5:41 pm American company MPRI, sued by Serbs from Krajina before the court in Chicago, accused of being an advisor of the Croatian army … Continue reading

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Commando trainer files $30 million libel suit here vs. Outside magazine

Commando trainer files $30 million libel suit here vs. Outside magazine By Rene Stutzman, Staff Writer 14 January 2015 B3 A Virginia man who ran a commando training school in Mississippi has filed a $30 million libel suit in Orlando … Continue reading

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U.S. top court rejects appeals by Halliburton, KBR over conduct overseas

U.S. top court rejects appeals by Halliburton, KBR over conduct overseas By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON Tue Jan 20, 2015 11:18am EST The company logo of Halliburton oilfield services corporate offices is seen in Houston, Texas April 6, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Richard … Continue reading

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November 13, 2011 Eddie and Eurica Pressley Sentencing Memorandum

November 13, 2011 Eddie and Eurica Pressley Sentencing Memorandum

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Ex-Blackwater Contractor Drops Retaliation Claim

Ex-Blackwater Contractor Drops Retaliation Claim By Matt Sharp Law360, New York (January 16, 2015, 4:15 PM ET) — A Virginia federal judge has dismissed an ex-Blackwater contractor’s claim that Academi Training Center Inc. fired him in retaliation for testifying in … Continue reading

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KBR continues to seek about $30 million in legal costs plus damages in hexavalent chromium case

KBR continues to seek about $30 million in legal costs plus damages in hexavalent chromium case An oil refinery in Iraq in 2003. The Army Corps of Engineers hired Houston-based KBR Inc. to restore the flow of oil after the … Continue reading

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Court Revives False Claims Suit Against Triple Canopy

Court Revives False Claims Suit Against Triple Canopy January 14, 2015 Last week brought a new development in a nearly four-year-old fraud lawsuit accusing private security firm Triple Canopy of providing security guards in Iraq who lacked basic firearms proficiency. In March 2011, … Continue reading

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