Category Archives: Legal

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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The Privatisation of ‘the Core Business of UN Peacekeeping Operations’: any Legal Limit?

Forthcoming “The Privatisation of ‘the Core Business of UN Peacekeeping Operations’: any Legal Limit?”, forthcoming in International Community Law Review, 2014 Uploaded by Mirko Sossai Abstract: The purpose of the present analysis is to investigate whether the law of collective … Continue reading

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Pirates Versus Mercenaries: Purely Private Transnational Violence at the Margins of International Law Ansel J. Halliburton ComputerLaw Group LLP July 6, 2010 Abstract: Because of the recent surge in piracy emanating from the failed state of Somalia, the world’s navies … Continue reading

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L-3 Reveals Subpoenas, Impact From Accounting Review — Update

L-3 Reveals Subpoenas, Impact From Accounting Review — Update Dow Jones Institutional News By Doug Cameron 10 October 2014 16:57 L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. on Friday said it had received subpoenas from two government agencies over accounting problems revealed in … Continue reading

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Company wins new contracts despite federal probe

Company wins new contracts despite federal probe Oct. 9, 2014 – 09:00AM   | Lynn Tilton is the founder of the private equity firm Patriarch Partners, which owns MD Helicopters of Mesa, Arizona, and dozens of other companies. The Justice Department … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera English segment on Blackwater trial, Sep. 2, 2014 – Interviewee, David Isenberg

See segment here David Isenberg, interviewee US jury to rule in Blackwater trial Jury to decide on fate of contractors from private security firm accused of killing 14 Iraqis seven years ago. Last updated: 03 Sep 2014 13:56 After ten … Continue reading

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On the Effectiveness of Private Security Guards on Board Merchant Ships off the Coast of Somalia–Where is the Piracy? What are the Legal Ramifications?

On the Effectiveness of Private Security Guards on Board Merchant Ships off the Coast of Somalia–Where is the Piracy? What are the Legal Ramifications? Authors: Dubner, Barry Hart1,2,3,4 Pastorius, Claudia5,6 Source: North Carolina Journal of International Law & Commercial Regulation. … Continue reading

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The regulation of private military and security contractors

The regulation of private military and security contractors Source: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting-American Society of International Law. 107 (Annual 2013): p199. Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2013 American Society of International Law http://www.asil.org Full Text: This panel was convened at 9:00 am, … Continue reading

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DynCorp Targeted with $150 Million Fraud Claim for Northrop Subcontract

DynCorp Targeted with $150 Million Fraud Claim for Northrop Subcontract 10/3/2014 by Steve Kardell | Whistleblower Law for Managers Contact Two employees have filed a lawsuit against DynCorp International Inc., a private military contractor that specializes in aviation facilities, training and … Continue reading

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Security guard jailed in Iraq for killing two bodyguards in gun rampage is on hunger strike and demanding to be brought back to Britain

Security guard jailed in Iraq for killing two bodyguards in gun rampage is on hunger strike and demanding to be brought back to Britain  Daniel Fitzsimons, 35, shot an ex-Royal Marine and an Australian man Murderer refuses to eat and … Continue reading

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