“Client Advisor” – October 2019 issue

The October issue of our “Client Advisor” newsletter is now available! In this issue:

  • Fraud in the Workplace


Sponsor of the Annual “General Counsel Awards”

GC Awards

As part of our commitment to the Southern California legal community, Smith Dickson is pleased to be a Silver Sponsor of the “10th Annual General Counsel Awards,” presented by the Orange County Business Journal. These awards recognize the significant role in-house counsels play in the success of Orange County businesses.

General Counsel Awards are presented in the following categories:

  • General Counsel of Public Company
  • General Counsel of Privately Held Company
  • Specialty Counsel (attorney who focuses in a certain area of law for an organization)
  • Rising Star Award (senior-level in-house counsel and recently named GCs)
  • In-House Legal Team

The awards program will be held November 13th, 5:00-8:30 p.m. at the Hotel Irvine.  Click here for ticket information.

Orange County Business Journal article by Smith Dickson “Fraud in the Workplace”

Most employers never would expect that a trusted employee might commit fraud, yet every year numerous businesses are forced into bankruptcy due to fraud. Even when it isn’t that extreme, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ (ACFE) 2018 Global Fraud Study revealed that the typical organization loses a median of 5% of revenues each year due to fraud. The fraud triangle is … (Read the full article)