The embattled board of SC Bancorp has set Feb. 28 as the record date for shareholders to be eligible to vote in a proxy fight with a New Jersey investment firm.

Paramus-based Basswood Partners LP wants to get written consent from 50% of the shareholders to add two seats to the board and elect two independent directors. But SC's board amended the company's bylaws to require Basswood to ask for a record date for the vote.

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