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COVID-19 Business Update

Businesses all over America are facing challenges that we have never seen before. Companies are trying to stay afloat and position themselves to be ready for customers when the lockdown restrictions get lifted. In addition to surviving financially, your business needs to be mindful of potential liability claims down the road from clients and employees. […]

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What Is Required to Ensure Corporate Governance and Compliance?

Corporate governance and compliance are often overlooked as an administrative task necessary to form the corporation. However, maintaining appropriate internal controls, procedures, and policies are essential in protecting officers and directors from liability. A South Carolina business attorney can help you develop governance documents that ensure compliance with the expectations and requirements of shareholders, government […]

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Five Things Employers Need to Know About the CARES Act

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed The CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) into law. The legislation contains numerous provisions to assist individuals, families, and businesses throughout the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our South Carolina business attorney has carefully reviewed the CARES Act to help our clients seek maximum benefit […]

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Five Tips for Weathering the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has been challenging for everyone, including business owners. Throughout South Carolina, business owners are faced with enormous challenges, including protecting the health of their employees and customers as well as trying to pay bills and overhead costs while being restricted by the various Executive Orders affecting business operations throughout the state. If […]

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Legal Audits: Why Your Business Needs One

Anytime we hear the word “audit,” we automatically think of something negative, such as an IRS audit. However, a legal audit can be very beneficial for your business. Legal audits can save your company money and avoid future legal problems. Our South Carolina business attorney can perform a legal audit of your company and help […]

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Legal Issues Every Start-Up Faces

Having an idea for a new business is just the first step in starting your own company. Startups have many legal issues to consider before selling their first product or service. A South Carolina business attorney helps entrepreneurs turn their ideas into companies. Below are a few of the legal issues that every start-up faces. […]

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Effective Nonprofit Fundraising Tips For Board Members

Being a board member for a nonprofit organization means that you will likely be called upon to assist with fundraising. While it may be easy to write a check, the organization benefits greatly from fundraising. In addition to raising capital, fundraising also increases awareness about the nonprofit’s mission. Fundraising may also generate non-financial assets for […]

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What Is a UCC Filing & How a UCC Lien Works

When you borrow money, the lender may require you to provide collateral for the loan. If you default on the loan, the lender can exercise its legal right to claim the asset as payment for the debt. A security instrument is filed in the public records where the property is located to ensure that other […]

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Pros and Cons of the Most Common Business Entities

A crucial step that entrepreneurs must take when starting a business is choosing a business entity for their company. Business entities have advantages and disadvantages. The type of business entity you choose depends on your desires, needs, and plans. A South Carolina business attorney can help you decide which entity provides the benefits you need […]

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