What is a Profits Interest?

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While corporations are able to offer shareholders an equity stake in their business in the form of stock options, limited liability companies (LLCs) taxed as partnerships are more restricted in their ability to provide equity compensation. A…

A 2018 Guide to Cryptocurrency: An Infinitely Divisible Subject (Part 2)

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Laws Affecting Cryptocurrency While the laws below are certainly not exhaustive, they will provide a general understanding of how the legal system attempts to regulate cryptocurrencies. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free…

Rule 506B of Regulation D

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  https://youtu.be/2u8sHT8vPfk Regulation D is a part of Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933. This important regulation, created by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), covers private placement security issuances.…

U.S. Government Review of Foreign Investors Grows Stronger

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Under the Foreign Investment Risk Review and Modernization Act ("FIRRMA"), the government will be able to review and reject foreign, minority investors when such investment gives the foreign investors (1) Access to material, non-public, technical…

What Happens to Our Pets During a Hurricane?

With Hurricane Florence on the horizon, we thought it prudent to give you a tidbit of information on how to keep your pets safe during a state of emergency as well as what to do in the unfortunate event you become separated from your beloved…

How to Issue Stock Options in an S Corp

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Can you do it? Yes. But let’s start with some background info. One thing that many people do not realize is that the S corporation is simply a tax designation that founders may make upon incorporating their business.  From a state perspective,…

A 2018 Guide to Cryptocurrency: An Infinitely Divisible Subject (Part 1)

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In the past several years, cryptocurrencies have become more mainstream and increasing numbers of people have begun to consider them a valuable part of a diversified portfolio. Whether you are an entrepreneur seeking to get in on the action…

How to Improve Productivity When You’re an Entrepreneur

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Starting a new venture is exciting and often a liberating time in a business person’s life, but it can also be very stressful and overwhelming. In order to mitigate the stress and balance your life as much as possible, it is critical that…

Free Download: What is IoT? Whitepaper

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For many of us, understanding advances in technology can feel intimidating. While these new technologies are intended to make business, healthcare, communications and many other aspects of our lives easier, they are sometimes simply too complicated…

Do Your Shareholders Know How You’re Running the Company?

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Oftentimes, entrepreneurs ask Fourscore Law what, when, how and why to disclose certain information to their shareholders: What type of information must I disclose? North Carolina corporations have an obligation to provide, upon shareholder…