Larry Snow with the Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
In Security News
From BBC News
Las Vegas shooting: Mandalay Bay hotel owner sues 1,000 victims
The owner of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against more than 1,000 victims of a mass shooting that killed 58 people in 2017.
The MGM Resorts International’s lawsuit does not seek money and appears to be a judicial bid to avoid liability and dismiss claims against it.
It says the security company it hired was certified by the Department of Homeland Security and was therefore protected from liability under a 2002 federal act.
MGM argues that this protection extends to the hotel giant, as it hired the security firm.
THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR SPECTATOR SPORT SAFETY AND SECURITY also known as NSC4 has created a set of Best Practices Guides for 2018. The NCS4 provides (free download) to the best practice guidebooks in order to assist those responsible for safety and security at sporting events. The NCS4 encourages venue and event operators, as well as governing bodies (sport leagues, associations, and federations) to adopt these important practices.
In Travel Security News
From Professional Security Magazine
A Traveler’s Safety Guide
Security threats to business travelers keep emerging in new locations, as businesses expand into developing markets, and accommodation options multiply. But according to a new guide from the United States-based ACTE Global (Association of Corporate Travel Executives) and medical and security emergency response company International SOS, many corporate travel programs are unprepared to address their safety challenges.
ISDA Member Spotlight
Once a month, ISDA turns the spotlight on a member working in the profession.
ISDA Member Spotlight for the month of July is Michael Smith
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