Most of you have heard about the three-tier system when you were at your local brewery or distillery or craft beer festival. However, if you are like most people you don’t know much about it or how it pertains to your favorite beverage provider, or how it impacts you. Let’s try to make it a little…Details
Is Shift Beer a Liability?
Anyone who has worked in a brewery or knows people that do is familiar with the industry norm that free beer for employees is a perk. Is there liability with shift beer? The attached article and link gives a little food for thought, or should we say craft beer for thought, when considering the industry norm of shift beer and the possibility of liability with shift beer for employers in the brewing industry. A well crafted employee handbook could help avoid potential shift beer liability. Contact our alcohol licensure practice group to see how we can help you.
Social Media. Everyone is doing it, BUT are you exposed to claims?!?
What you don’t consider when engaging in social media on behalf of your company can create legal issues and expose your company to claims. Claims can range from slander to intellectual property infringement. Literally your errors and those of your employees can be exposed to the whole world! So what should you do? First of all, it is wise to make sure that your company has an employee handbook and it specifically addresses internet usage.
Things are really brewing in South Carolina and the craft beer laws are changing to reflect this! If you could not attend the discussion on the state of South Carolina craft beer laws, you can watch a video of the event as South Carolina Attorneys At Law, LLC founder Brad Thomas, who is also the in house legal counsel for the Anderson South…Details
Why incorporating your business is a smart idea (don’t forget to click on the links to read more detailed articles): Protecting Your Personal Assets: The debts of a corporation or limited liability company belong to the entity, and not to you personally (unless you personally guaranteed those debts). Incorporating your business will typically protect your personal assets…Details
Liquor drinks In South Carolina breweries?!? You read that correctly… Did you know Bill 974 was introduced in the South Carolina Senate on January 13, 2016 and it seeks to allow breweries licensed to sell beer and wine for on-premises consumption to also apply for a retail on-premises consumption permit for the sale of distilled…Details