Tag Archives: Control

What Blackwater, Oklahoma, and the Extractive Sector Have in Common: U.S. National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

What Blackwater, Oklahoma, and the Extractive Sector Have in Common: U.S. National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights Blog Entry by Justmeans in Corporate Social Responsibility Monday, April 20, 2015 – 4:00pm Guest blog by Kendyl Salcito and Mark … Continue reading

Posted in Control | Tagged | Leave a comment

Edinburgh International Achieves PSC.1 Accreditation

Edinburgh International Achieves PSC.1 Accreditation 02 Apr DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (March 31, 2015)—Edinburgh International (EI), a leading provider of security and risk management solutions worldwide and a member company of Constellis Group, today announced that it has received ASIS … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Control | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Mercenary world: part two

Mercenary world: part two Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts 7 April 2015 International law expert Katherine Fallah says there’s little accountability over private armies with weak, confusing and opaque regulations meaning transgressions are easily ignored. Future Tense looks at efforts to … Continue reading

Posted in Control, Mercenaries, Outsourcing/Privatization | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Ending Trafficking in Persons

Rules and Regulations Federal Acquisition Regulation; Ending Trafficking in Persons Federal Register 29 January 2015 SUMMARY: DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to strengthen protections against trafficking in persons in Federal … Continue reading

Posted in Control, Fraud/Waste/Abuse | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Blackwater’s New Battlefield: Toward a Regulatory Regime in the United States for Privately Armed Contractors Operating at Sea

Blackwater’s New Battlefield: Toward a Regulatory Regime in the United States for Privately Armed Contractors Operating at Sea Mahard, Sean Patrick. Vand. J. Transnat’l L. 47 (2014): 331.

Posted in Academic, Control, Maritime | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“Ensuring Contractor Accountability Overseas: A Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Would Be Preferable to Expansion of the False Claims Act.”

Kelly, Rachel M. “Ensuring Contractor Accountability Overseas: A Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Would Be Preferable to Expansion of the False Claims Act.” Wm. & Mary Bus. L. Rev. 5 (2014): 591-647.

Posted in Academic, Control | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Lawmaker Says USIS May Have Shortchanged Cybersecurity before Hack of 27,000 Employee Records

Lawmaker Says USIS May Have Shortchanged Cybersecurity before Hack of 27,000 Employee Records Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. // Cliff Owen/AP By Aliya Sternstein 9:43 AM ET 2 Comments Government background checker USIS blocked U.S. officials from fully probing the hack … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Control, Fraud/Waste/Abuse | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Reining in Soldiers of Fortune

The Opinion Pages | Op-Ed Contributor Reining in Soldiers of Fortune By SEAN MCFATE  APRIL 17, 2015 WASHINGTON — Ten years ago, I found myself in Burundi, sipping a Coke with the country’s president, the American ambassador and the president’s … Continue reading

Posted in Control, Outsourcing/Privatization | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Greed and control: the history and content of the international anti-mercenary normmore

Greed and control: the history and content of the international anti-mercenary norm

Posted in Academic, Control | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Soft-Law Guidelines for Maritime Security Compliance

[Exclusive] Soft-Law Guidelines for Maritime Security Compliance   By MarEx 2015-02-15 17:54:13 By Simon O. Williams, BA, LLM Despite global regulation grounded in the international Law of the Sea (specifically, UNCLOS) and a myriad of coastal, port and flag state … Continue reading

Posted in Control, Maritime | Tagged , | Leave a comment