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Obama's win to turn up heat on privacy regulation

November 6, 2012 Posted in Firm News

Nov. 6, 2012 - Law 360 - With his re-election Tuesday, President Barack Obama will likely continue to push for the creation of binding security obligations and aggressive regulation by the Federal Trade Commission to combat pressing privacy concerns raging from the online collection of consumers' personal information to the protection of the nation's critical infrastructure, attorneys say.

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Alberto Manrara joins Salazar Jackson as associate

October 29, 2012 Posted in Firm News

MIAMI, FL (October 29, 2012) Alberto M. Manrara has joined Miami-based Salazar Jackson as an associate. He will work with the firm’s Trial and Litigation Team.

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FTC's privacy "nutrition label" may not fit complex data use

October 24, 2012 Posted in Firm News

Oct. 24, 2012 - Law360 - The Federal Trade Commision said Tuesday that it was developing a template modeled after nutrition labels that would allow companies to succinctly and uniformly disclose their data collection practices, but industry attorneys are skeptical, saying the complex nature of how companies use and share data would make such a simple solution untenable.

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What happens if your city goes broke, files bankruptcy?

October 14, 2012 Posted in Firm News

Oct. 14, 2012 - Bankrate Inc. - Municipal bankruptcies are nothing new, but several recent landmark filings have transformed Chapter 9 of the U.S. bankruptcy code for municipal reorganization from a relatively obscure body of law into a hot topic.

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Crowdfunding offers great opportunities for financing — but poses pitfalls

October 9, 2012 Posted in Firm News

Oct. 9, 2012 - Daily Business Review - For the past 80 years, companies seeking to raise capital from investors have been forced to go through the expensive and arduous process of registering and selling securities, or using a private offering that could only reach limited investors.

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Attorneys rewarded for Sunwest work

October 6, 2012 Posted in Firm News

Oct. 6, 2012 - Statesman Journal - A federal judge has taken the unusual step of awarding cash bonuses, ranging from $25,000 to $150,000, to seven attorneys involved in resolving the Sunwest bankruptcy case.

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Romney tape likely violates federal and state privacy laws

October 3, 2012 Posted in Firm News

Oct. 3, 2012 - Daily Business Review - By Luis Salazar - This summer, Mitt Romney visited a private home in Boca Raton and delivered his now highly publicized 47 percent analysis. Secretly recorded, that speech has since been exhaustively covered by the media.

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Can West Palm Beach keep 'tent site' in wake of Digital Domain bankruptcy?

September 30, 2012 Posted in Firm News

Sept. 29. 2012 - Palm Beach Post - Does the city of West Palm Beach have a chance to recoup the “tent site” land from Digital Domain Media Group?

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Luis Salazar among Best Lawyers in America

September 26, 2012 Posted in Firm News

Sept. 26, 2012 - Salazar Jackson - Luis Salazar, the founding partner of the Miami, Fla.-based law firm Salazar Jackson, recently was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 in the fields of Litigation-Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy, Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law.

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New privacy audit shows Facebook warming up to watchdogs

September 21, 2012 Posted in Firm News

Sept. 21, 2012 - Law 360 - The Irish data protection commissioner revealed in a follow-up audit Friday that Facebook Inc. had agreed to delete facial recognition features and related user data in the European Union by Oct. 15, a concession that experts say demonstrates the newly public company's increased willingness to work with regulators instead of pushing its own information collection agenda.

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