Category: Firm News

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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GCs for multinationals take care selecting legal talent in Latin America

September 20, 2012 Posted in Firm News

Sept. 20, 2012 - Daily Business Review - Luis Salazar, of the Miami boutique Salazar Jackson, relies on referrals from conferences and in-house counsel acquaintances from a 20-year career, half of it spent at Greenberg. He has worked on cross-border insolvency cases and data-privacy issues in Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina and Mexico.

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Can e-discovery, social media obligations and ethics be friends?

September 19, 2012 Posted in Firm News

Sept. 19, 2012 - Daily Business Review - Like most of us, governments, corporations and organizations of every kind are adopting Internet-based technologies that radically impact the way we interact with the world.

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Firms push for privacy groups as data security realm heats up

September 19, 2012 Posted in Firm News

Sept. 19, 2012 - Law360 - Law firms are responding to companies' growing need for expertise on privacy matters by starting their own privacy-focused practice groups, and the trend is likely to continue as regulators, lawmakers and class action plaintiffs hone in on this area, attorneys say.

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Kidela: The legalities of starting a business

September 18, 2012 Posted in Firm News

September 18, 2012 - Kidela - Linda Jackson, a veteran lawyer from Florida, has 20 years of experience and recently started her own practice. She spoke with Kidela about the legalities of starting a business, and what options are available if your business is failing.

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