Entries by Business

Purrington Award Nominations

By Ben Baldwin The Business Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association seeks nominations for the Alfred L. Purrington III Memorial Public Service Award. This award (which was established earlier this year and would now be given for the very first time) honors the memory of Alfred L. Purrington III, a distinguished member of […]

Charlotte Volunteers Needed: October 18

NC LEAP Ask-A-Lawyer Day Pro Bono Clinic Seeks Volunteers The North Carolina Bar Foundation is looking for attorney volunteers to meet one-on-one with passionate, local, low-wealth entrepreneurs who have legal questions related to their start-up or existing businesses. This Ask-A-Lawyer Day Clinic will be held on Friday, October 18, from 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at the […]

Business Funding 101: Key Considerations When Funding a Business

By Doug Colvard BUSINESS FUNDING 101: Key Considerations When Funding a Business Pursing funding for a business is an exciting process, but can often be intimidating to even the most experienced founders. Although most businesses are initially funded by the personal assets of their founders, most businesses will require some form of outside funding in […]

Message from the Chair of the NCBA Business Law Section

By Ben Baldwin Dear Members of the Business Law Section: I am honored to serve as the chair of the Business Law Section for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 bar years. The section’s leadership (consisting of officers, council members and committee chairs who can be found here) is looking forward to a busy and productive year. […]

Business and International Law Issues Covered At Pinehurst Retreat

See Your Name in Print!  Folks, it’s been some time since we’ve posted.  Before you take a look at this edition, here’s a brief announcement:  The Business Law Section would love  your help with ideas and articles for future posts.  If you have an article you’re working on, thoughts about current developments in law practice […]

Hemp and CBD Law In North Carolina: A 2019 Update

By Jake Farrar As the calendar turns to 2019, it feels as though everyone is in the mood to talk hemp, or its well-known derivative, cannabidiol, more commonly known as “CBD.” The uptick in hemp talk is no coincidence. Several recent updates to federal and North Carolina statutes and regulations have opened up the possibility […]

Thursday and Friday: Business Law Institute and Business Law and International Law & Practice Annual Meetings

Need CLE? The Business Law Institute and the Business Law & International Law & Practice Annual Meetings will be held on Thursday, Feb. 14 and Friday, Feb. 15. Find details and registration for the Business Law Institute here and and the Business Law & International Law & Practice CLE here. Thursday, Feb. 14: Business Law Institute Focus […]

Responding To an Unexpected Offer To Sell Your Company

Sponsored Post High Rock Partners is a sponsor of the NCBA Business Law Section’s 2019 Business Law Institute and Annual Meeting. A boutique firm of strategic and M&A advisors located in Raleigh, N.C., (in the RTP area), High Rock serves leaders of emerging growth and middle market companies. We assist owners and management in selling […]