South Carolina Sample Contracts

Benefitfocus,Inc. – EIGHTH Amendment Agreement (February 26th, 2019)

This Eighth Amendment Agreement (this “Amendment”) is entered into this 19th day of December 2018, by and among BENEFITFOCUS, INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Parent”), BENEFITFOCUS.COM, INC., a South Carolina corporation (“Benefitfocus.com”), and BENEFITSTORE, INC., a South Carolina corporation (“BenefitStore”, and together with the Parent and Benefitfocus.com, each individually, a “Borrower”, and collectively, the “Borrowers”), the several banks and other financial institutions or entities party hereto (each a “Lender” and, collectively, the “Lenders”), and SILICON VALLEY BANK, as administrative agent and collateral agent for the Lenders (in such capacity, the “Administrative Agent”).

SOUTH STATE Corp – EMPLOYMENT AND NON-COMPETITION AGREEMENT (February 22nd, 2019)

THIS AGREEMENT, dated and effective this 31 day of January 2011, between SCBT Financial Corporation ("Company"), a bank holding company organ ed and existing under the laws of the State of South Carolina, and John S. Goettee ("Employee").

SOUTH STATE Corp – AGREEMENT BETWEEN BANK AND EMPLOYEE (February 22nd, 2019)

THIS AGREEMENT is entered into and effective this 7th day of May 2018 ("Effective Date"), by and between South State Bank ("Bank"), a bank organized an existing under the laws of the State of South Carolina, and Jonathan Kivett ("Employee").

SOUTH STATE Corp – EMPLOYMENT AND NON-COMPETITION AGREEMENT (February 22nd, 2019)

THIS AGREEMENT, dated and effective this 31st day of January 2011, between SCBT Financial Corporation ("Company"), a bank holding company organized and existing under the laws of the State of South Carolina, and Greg A. Lapointe ("Employee").

Southern First Bancshares Inc – AMENDMENT TO AMENDED AND RESTATED EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (February 6th, 2019)

This amendment (the “Amendment”), dated as of January 31, 2019, is made by and between Southern First Bank (the “Bank”) and Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company” and, together with the Bank, the “Employer”), having its principal office at 100 Verdae Boulevard, Suite 100, Greenville, South Carolina 29607, and F. Justin Strickland (hereinafter called “Employee”), a resident of the State of South Carolina. This Amendment amends that certain Amended and Restated Employment Agreement (the “Employment Agreement”), dated September 30, 2013, by and between the Employer and the Employee as follows:

Southern First Bancshares Inc – AMENDMENT TO AMENDED AND RESTATED EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (February 6th, 2019)

This amendment (the “Amendment”), dated as of January 31, 2019, is made by and between Southern First Bank (the “Bank”) and Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company” and, together with the Bank, the “Employer”), having its principal office at 100 Verdae Boulevard, Suite 100, Greenville, South Carolina 29607, and R. Arthur Seaver, Jr. (hereinafter called “Employee”), a resident of the State of South Carolina. This Amendment amends that certain Amended and Restated Employment Agreement (the “Employment Agreement”), dated September 30, 2013, by and between the Employer and the Employee as follows:

Southern First Bancshares Inc – AMENDMENT TO AMENDED AND RESTATED EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (February 6th, 2019)

This amendment (the “Amendment”), dated as of January 31, 2019, is made by and between Southern First Bank (the “Bank”) and Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company” and, together with the Bank, the “Employer”), having its principal office at 100 Verdae Boulevard, Suite 100, Greenville, South Carolina 29607, and Michael D. Dowling (hereinafter called “Employee”), a resident of the State of South Carolina. This Amendment amends that certain Amended and Restated Employment Agreement (the “Employment Agreement”), dated September 30, 2013, by and between the Employer and the Employee as follows:

Domtar CORP – TICKER SYMBOL Investor RELATIONS MEDIA RELATIONS (February 5th, 2019)

Excluding items listed below, the Company had earnings before items1 of $103 million ($1.63 per share) for the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to earnings before items1 of $92 million ($1.46 per share) for the third quarter of 2018 and earnings before items1 of $40 million ($0.64 per share) for the fourth quarter of 2017.

Amedisys Inc – Joinder Agreement (February 4th, 2019)

THIS JOINDER AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”), dated as of February 4, 2019, is by and among Compassionate Care Hospice of San Diego, LLC, a California limited liability company (“CCH of San Diego”), Peaceful Days Hospice, Inc., a California corporation (“Peaceful Days”), Pathways to Compassion of California, LLC, a California limited liability company (“Pathways of California”), Compassionate Care Hospice West, LLC, a California limited liability company (“CCH West”), Compassionate Care Hospice of Delaware, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (“CCH of Delaware”), Compassionate Care Hospice of the Delmar Peninsula, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“CCH of Delmar Peninsula”), Compassionate Care Hospice Group, Inc., a Florida corporation (“CCH Group”), Compassionate Care Hospice of Central Florida, Inc., a Florida corporation (“CCH of Central Florida”), Compassionate Care Hospice of Miami Dade and the Florida Keys, Inc., a Florida corporation (“CCH of Miami Dade and the Fl

Arotech Corp – LEASE (January 31st, 2019)

THIS LEASE (this “Lease”) made and entered into as of the 1st day of January, 2019 (the “Effective Date”) between UEC Properties, LLC, a South Carolina limited liability company (“Landlord”), and UEC Electronics, LLC, a South Carolina limited liability company (“Tenant”).

Southern First Bancshares Inc – Southern First Reports Results for 2018 (January 22nd, 2019)

Greenville, South Carolina, January 22, 2019 – Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, today reported net income available to common shareholders of $5.8 million, or $0.75 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2018. In comparison, net income available to common shareholders was $2.1 million, or $0.27 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2017. For the year ended December 31, 2018, net income available to common shareholders was $22.3 million, or $2.88 per diluted share. In comparison, net income to common shareholders for the year ended December 31, 2017 was $13.0 million, or $1.76 per diluted share.

Resolute Forest Products Inc. – Contract (January 7th, 2019)

On October 2, 2018, Resolute FP US Inc. (the “Seller”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Resolute Forest Products Inc. (the “Company”), entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) with New-Indy Containerboard LLC (the “Parent”) and New-Indy Catawba LLC (the “Purchaser”), to sell the Company’s Catawba, South Carolina paper and pulp mill (the “Business”) to the Purchaser. We determined that the Business met the held for sale criteria, as prescribed by FASB ASC 360-10- 45-9, but did not meet the criteria to qualify as a discontinued operation. As such, the assets and liabilities of the paper and pulp mill were presented as “Assets held for sale” and “Liabilities held for sale” in our condensed consolidated balance sheet as of September 30, 2018, as filed within the Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 9, 2018.

Scana Corp – SEDONA CORP.1 A South Carolina Corporation AMENDED AND RESTATED BYLAWS (January 2nd, 2019)
World Acceptance Corp – THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT TO AMENDED AND RESTATED REVOLVING CREDIT AGREEMENT (December 17th, 2018)

This Thirteenth Amendment to Amended and Restated Revolving Credit Agreement (herein, the “Amendment”) is entered into as of December 14, 2018, by and among World Acceptance Corporation, a South Carolina corporation (the “Borrower”), Wells Fargo Bank, National Association together with the other financial institutions a party hereto (the “Lenders”) and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent for the Lenders (the “Administrative Agent”).

Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc. – SEPARATION AGREEMENT AND MUTUAL RELEASE (December 3rd, 2018)

This SEPARATION AGREEMENT AND MUTUAL RELEASE (this “Agreement”) is made and entered into between Edward A. Lang III (hereinafter referred to as “Employee”), who currently resides in the State of South Carolina, and Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”). Employee and the Company are also referred to herein individually as a “Party” and collectively as the “Parties”. Unless otherwise specified, capitalized terms have the meanings set forth herein, but if not defined in this Agreement, then capitalized terms shall have the meaning given to them in the Employment Agreement. This Agreement is made in light of the following:

AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. – PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT (November 9th, 2018)

This PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) dated August 31, 2018 (the “Effective Date”) is entered into by and among Conrex Residential Property Group 2012-2, LLC, a South Carolina limited liability company, Conrex Residential Property Group 2012-2 Operating Company, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, Conrex Residential Property Group 2012-2 (B2R-1) Operating Company, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, and Conrex Residential Property Group 2012-2 (B2R-2) Operating Company, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (collectively, “Series 2”), Ovation Properties, LLC, a Texas limited liability company (“Ovation”) (Series 2 and Ovation may be individually referred to as a “Seller Entity” and collectively as “Seller”), and SFR MT LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Purchaser”). In consideration of the agreements herein contained and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, Seller and Purchase

Domtar CORP – TICKER SYMBOL Investor RELATIONS MEDIA RELATIONS (November 1st, 2018)

Excluding items listed below, the Company had earnings before items1 of $92 million ($1.46 per share) for the third quarter of 2018 compared to earnings before items1 of $41 million ($0.65 per share) for the second quarter of 2018 and earnings before items1 of $65 million ($1.03 per share) for the third quarter of 2017.

Southern First Bancshares Inc – Southern First Reports Results for Third Quarter of 2018 (October 23rd, 2018)

Greenville, South Carolina, October 23, 2018 – Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, today reported net income available to common shareholders of $5.8 million, or $0.75 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2018. In comparison, net income available to common shareholders was $4.3 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2017. For the nine months ended September 30, 2018, net income available to common shareholders was $16.5 million, or $2.13 per diluted share. In comparison, net income to common shareholders for the nine months ended September 30, 2017 was $11.0 million, or $1.50 per diluted share.

World Acceptance Corp – WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT (October 16th, 2018)

THIS RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”), effective as of the Grant Date above, represents the grant of Restricted Stock by the Company to the Participant named above, pursuant to the provisions of the Plan and this Agreement. All capitalized terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Plan, unless specifically set forth otherwise herein. The parties hereto agree as follows:

World Acceptance Corp – STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (October 16th, 2018)

THIS AGREEMENT, effective as of the Grant Date above, represents the grant by the Company of an option to purchase the Option Shares to the Participant named above, pursuant to the provisions of the Plan and this Agreement. All capitalized terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Plan, unless specifically set forth otherwise herein. The parties hereto agree as follows:

World Acceptance Corp – RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT (PERFORMANCE-BASED) (October 16th, 2018)

THIS RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT, including Schedule A attached hereto, which is expressly made a part of the Agreement (the “Agreement”), effective as of the Grant Date above, represents the grant of Restricted Stock by the Company to the Participant named above, pursuant to the provisions of the Plan and this Agreement. All capitalized terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Plan, unless specifically set forth otherwise herein. The parties hereto agree as follows:

World Acceptance Corp – RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT (PERFORMANCE-BASED) (October 16th, 2018)

THIS RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT, including Schedule A attached hereto, which is expressly made a part of the Agreement (the “Agreement”), effective as of the Grant Date above, represents the grant of Restricted Stock by the Company to the Participant named above, pursuant to the provisions of the Plan and this Agreement. All capitalized terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Plan, unless specifically set forth otherwise herein. The parties hereto agree as follows:

World Acceptance Corp – RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT (SERVICE-BASED) (October 16th, 2018)

THIS RESTRICTED STOCK AWARD AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”), effective as of the Grant Date above, represents the grant of Restricted Stock by the Company to the Participant named above, pursuant to the provisions of the Plan and this Agreement. All capitalized terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Plan, unless specifically set forth otherwise herein. The parties hereto agree as follows:

World Acceptance Corp – FIRST AMENDMENT TO EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (October 16th, 2018)

THIS FIRST AMENDMENT TO EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”), is made and entered into on the 15th day of October, 2018, to be effective immediately, by and between World Acceptance Corporation (the “Company”), a South Carolina corporation, and Daniel Clinton Dyer (the “Executive”), an individual residing at Greenville, South Carolina.

World Acceptance Corp – FIRST AMENDMENT TO EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (October 16th, 2018)

THIS FIRST AMENDMENT TO EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”), is made and entered into on the 15th day of October, 2018, to be effective immediately, by and between World Acceptance Corporation (the “Company”), a South Carolina corporation, and John L. Calmes, Jr. (the “Executive”), an individual residing at Greenville, South Carolina.

World Acceptance Corp – STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (October 16th, 2018)

THIS AGREEMENT, effective as of the Grant Date above, represents the grant by the Company of an option to purchase the Option Shares to the Participant named above, pursuant to the provisions of the Plan and this Agreement. All capitalized terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Plan, unless specifically set forth otherwise herein. The parties hereto agree as follows:

MedEquities Realty Trust, Inc. – FIRST AMENDMENT to amended and restated master Lease (October 12th, 2018)

THIS FIRST AMENDMENT TO AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER LEASE (this “Amendment”) is made as of October 6, 2018 (the “Amendment Execution Date”) by and among MRT of Las Vegas NV - ACH, LLC, a Delaware limited liability (“MRT Las Vegas-ACH”), MRT of Las Vegas NV - LTACH, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“MRT Las Vegas-LTACH”), MRT of Fort Worth TX - SNF, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“MRT Fort Worth-SNF”), MRT of Spartanburg SC - SNF, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“MRT Spartanburg-SNF”; and, together with MRT Las Vegas-ACH, MRT Las Vegas-LTACH, and MRT Fort Worth-SNF, as their interests may appear, “Landlord”), Nashville Leasehold Interests, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Tenant”), Vegas Hospital Care, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Mountain’s Edge Operator”), THI of Nevada II at Desert Lane, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Horizon Henderson Operator”), Bryant Irvin Consulting, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company

Pct Ltd – PCT LTD Enters Into Exclusive Licensing and Distribution Agreement for the Treatment of Citrus Greening (Huanglongbing "HLB") (September 28th, 2018)

PCT LTD (OTC Pink: PCTL), a leader in environmentally safe, non-toxic, antimicrobial solutions for global sustainability announced today it has entered into a license and distribution agreement with a long established agricultural chemical company through its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, Paradigm Convergence Technologies Corporation (PCT Corp.). The one-year exclusive agreement, subject to renewal, provides for license fees and monthly royalty and equipment leasing payments. PCTL is expanding its already successful field trial results for the treatment of Citrus Greening that is causing enormous economic difficulties for many Florida growers, as well as for those in Texas, California and other regions of the world.

Quest Solution, Inc. – AMENDMENT #6 TO SECURED PROMISSORY NOTE (September 20th, 2018)

This Amendment to the Secured Promissory Note (this “Amendment”) is made and effective as of this 7th day of September, 2018 by and among Quest Solution, Inc., Quest Marketing, Inc., Quest Exchange Ltd., and their subsidiaries and/or affiliates, with principal offices at 860 Conger Street, Eugene, Oregon 97402 (collectively, “Quest”), and ScanSource, Inc., a South Carolina corporation and/or its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “ScanSource”), and, in consideration of the mutual covenants herein contained and benefits to be derived herefrom.

Quest Solution, Inc. – AMENDMENT TO SECURITY AGREEMENT (September 20th, 2018)

This Amendment to the Security Agreement (this “Amendment”) is made as of this 7th day of September, 2018 by and among Quest Solution, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Quest Solution”), Quest Marketing, Inc., an Oregon corporation (“Quest Marketing”), and Quest Exchange Ltd., a Canadian corporation (“Quest Exchange” and, together with Quest Solution and Quest Marketing, the “Debtors” and individually, a “Debtor”), and ScanSource, Inc., a South Carolina corporation and/or its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “Secured Party”), and, in consideration of the mutual covenants herein contained and benefits to be derived herefrom.

Quest Solution, Inc. – AMENDMENT #9 TO TRADE CREDIT EXTENSION LETTER (September 20th, 2018)

This Amendment to the Trade Credit Extension Letter (this “Amendment”) is made as of this 7th day of September, 2018 by and among Quest Solution, Inc., Quest Marketing, Inc., Quest Exchange Ltd. (collectively, “Quest”), and ScanSource, Inc., a South Carolina corporation and/or its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “ScanSource”), and, in consideration of the mutual covenants herein contained and benefits to be derived herefrom.

Park National Corp /Oh/ – Forward-looking Statement Disclosure Certain statements contained in this communication which are not statements of historical fact constitute forward- looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements can often, but not always, be identified by the use of words like “believe”, “continue”, “pattern”, “estimate”, “project”, “intend”, “anticipate”, “expect” and similar expressions or future or conditional verbs such as “will”, “would”, “should”, “could”, “might”, “can”, “may”, or similar expressions. These forward-lookin (September 13th, 2018)
Acorn Energy, Inc. – CONSULTING AGREEMENT (August 14th, 2018)

This Consulting Agreement (“Agreement”) is made this 1st day of June 2018 by and between ACORN ENERGY, INC., a corporation organized under the laws of Delaware (the “Company”) and TRACY CLIFFORD CONSULTING, LLC, a limited liability company organized under the laws of South Carolina (“Consultant”). The Company and Consultant may be referred to herein collectively as the “Parties” or individually as the “Party”.

Domtar CORP – TICKER SYMBOL Investor RELATIONS MEDIA RELATIONS (August 1st, 2018)

Excluding items listed below, the Company had earnings before items1 of $41 million ($0.65 per share) for the second quarter of 2018 compared to earnings before items1 of $55 million ($0.87 per share) for the first quarter of 2018 and earnings before items1 of $38 million ($0.61 per share) for the second quarter of 2017.

Southern First Bancshares Inc – Southern First Reports Results for Second Quarter of 2018 (July 24th, 2018)

Greenville, South Carolina, July 24, 2018 – Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST), holding company for Southern First Bank, today reported net income available to common shareholders of $5.5 million, or $0.71 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2018. In comparison, net income available to common shareholders was $3.6 million, or $0.49 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2017. For the six months ended June 30, 2018, net income available to common shareholders was $10.7 million, or $1.39 per diluted share. In comparison, net income to common shareholders for the six months ended June 30, 2017 was $6.7 million, or $0.95 per diluted share.