Category Archives: Legal

Escobar Dooms Blackwater FCA Suit, Court Told

Escobar Dooms Blackwater FCA Suit, Court Told By Natalie Olivo Law360, New York (November 4, 2016, 1:56 PM EDT) — Blackwater successor Academi asked a Virginia federal judge on Thursday to toss a False Claims Act suit accusing it of … Continue reading

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11th Circ. Gives New Life To DynCorp Trade Secrets Case

11th Circ. Gives New Life To DynCorp Trade Secrets Case By Chuck Stanley Law360, Washington (November 22, 2016, 4:15 PM EST) — The Eleventh Circuit revived allegations Monday that a unit of security contractor AAR Corp. stole information from rival … Continue reading

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Ecuadoreans’ Battery Claims Tossed In DynCorp Spray Suit

Ecuadoreans’ Battery Claims Tossed In DynCorp Spray Suit By Chuck Stanley Law360, Washington (November 2, 2016, 7:04 PM EDT) — A Washington, D.C., federal court has further pared down claims from Ecuadorean nationals who say DynCorp battered them with herbicide … Continue reading

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U.S. Court of Appeals Reinstates DynCorp International’s Claims against AAR Airlift under the Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act

U.S. Court of Appeals Reinstates DynCorp International’s Claims against AAR Airlift under the Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act November 22, 2016 By dynintl_editor McLean, Va. – (November 22, 2016) – On November 21, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Aims to Hold 2 Contractors Accountable for C.I.A. Torture

Lawsuit Aims to Hold 2 Contractors Accountable for C.I.A. Torture By SHERI FINK and JAMES RISEN  NOV. 27, 2016 Suleiman Abdullah Salim, a Tanzanian man and a former detainee by the C.I.A., is a plaintiff in a lawsuit focusing on … Continue reading

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Blackwater versus Blackbeard: which international regulations exist for the use of private maritime security companies in vessel protection operations?

Blackwater versus Blackbeard: which international regulations exist for the use of private maritime security companies in vessel protection operations?

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DC Circ. Urged To Revive FCA Allegations Against KBR

DC Circ. Urged To Revive FCA Allegations Against KBR By Michael Macagnone Law360, Washington (October 21, 2016, 5:14 PM EDT) — A whistleblower pushed the D.C. Circuit to bring back False Claims Act allegations that KBR inflated military recreational facility … Continue reading

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DynCorp lawsuit against competitor for allegedly stealing trade secrets back on

DynCorp lawsuit against competitor for allegedly stealing trade secrets back on Nov 22, 2016, 2:34pm EST Updated Nov 22, 2016, 3:49pm EST James Bach Staff Reporter Washington Business Journal A DynCorp International Inc. lawsuit alleging that a competitor stole its … Continue reading

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The Legal Status of Mercenaries.

The Legal Status of Mercenaries.

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OUT OF REACH IMPROVING THE SYSTEM TO DETER AND ADDRESS CRIMINAL ACTS COMMITTED BY CONTRACTOR EMPLOYEES ACCOMPANYING ARMED FORCES OVERSEAS

OUT OF REACH: IMPROVING THE SYSTEM TO DETER AND ADDRESS CRIMINAL ACTS COMMITTED BY CONTRACTOR EMPLOYEES ACCOMPANYING ARMED FORCES OVERSEAS

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