Willcox, Buyck & Williams, PA discusses what you need to know about UCC filings.

Understanding UCC Filings

UCC (Uniform Commercial Code) filings are financing statements filed by mortgage companies, banks, creditors, and other lending institutions against secured collateral. The purpose of a UCC filing is to place other creditors on notice that a creditor has a secured lien against certain collateral that a debtor may be attempting to pledge as collateral for […]

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Willcox, Buyck & Williams, PA discusses five tips to help sell a privately-owned business.

Five Tips for Selling a Privately-Owned Business

You have built your company over the years into a thriving, successful business. However, you are ready to sell your privately-owned business, but you want to get top dollar for the company. A South Carolina business attorney can help you take the necessary steps to ensure that you receive the best value for your business. […]

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Wilcox, Buyck & Williams, PA discusses five tips to help protect your trade secrets from your current employees.

Five Tips to Protect Your Trade Secrets from Exiting Employees

Every business has trade secrets. Your business has sensitive information that requires protection to maintain privacy and confidentiality. Your secrets or proprietary information has economic value for your business. Failing to work with a South Carolina business lawyer to take steps to protect trade secrets from being disclosed or used by exiting employees could result […]

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Willcox, Buyck & Williams, PA discusses several considerations for businesses adopting biometric authentication strategies.

Businesses Adopting Biometric Authentication Strategies

Security is a top concern for all business owners. Issues related to protecting trade secrets, confidential information, company information, and customer data continue to be problematic, especially as hackers learn new ways to defeat security measures. In addition to utilizing enhanced security techniques, such as two-factor authentication (2FA), some companies are exploring biometric authentication technology […]

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Willcox, Buyck & Williams, P.A. gives an overview of private equity funds.

Intro to Private Equity Funds

Institutional investors and high-income and net worth individuals searching for investment opportunities may want to consider private equity funds. Insurance companies and pension plans often invest a portion of their large portfolios in them. For that reason, you may already have investments in a private equity fund even though you are not aware of the […]

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Willcox, Buyck & Williams, P.A. explains whether or not initial coin offerings can be regulated as securities.

Can Initial Coin Offerings Be Regulated as Securities?

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues to warn investors of the risks of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). On its website, the SEC encourages investors, securities lawyers, accountants, and other professionals to read the Investigative Report issued by the SEC in 2017 concluding that some tokens are securities. If you are unfamiliar with ICOs and […]

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Mergers and Acquisitions 101

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are very specific types of business law. M&As transactions may include small family-owned companies or small partnerships to large corporations. No matter what size business you may own, a South Carolina mergers and acquisitions lawyer can be very helpful before, during, and after a merger or acquisition. Below are five common […]

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Common Issues in Derivative Lawsuits

When you invest your money in a company, you expect a positive return on your investment. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. A corporation may suffer harm for a variety of reasons, which can cause a shareholder’s investment to become risky. South Carolina and federal laws give shareholders certain rights they can exercise to […]

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