Many of our commercial real estate clients are asking for guidance about the ramifications of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact on their businesses and leases. To address this global health crisis, in South Carolina Governor McMaster has issued executive orders that among other things close all non essential businesses, restrict restaurants from…Details
South Carolina gun trusts provide important advantages to owners of NFA firearms, including: All Co-Trustees Can Use and Possess the NFA Firearms Registered to the South Carolina Gun Trust NFA firearms registered to a South Carolina gun trust can be used and possessed by more than one person. The settlor of a South Carolina gun…Details
South Carolina residents are allowed to use and possess the following types of NFA firearms and devices: Silencers Silencers (also known as suppressors or mufflers) are devices attached to or part of a barrel of a firearm or air gun that reduces audible noise and visible muzzle flash. A $200 tax is required to be…Details
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.