OCBJ Article: Fraud Investigations and Litigation Support for General Counsel

Excerpt from Smith Dickson article published in the October 16th issue of the Orange County Business Journal in the “General Counsel Awards” special supplement:

General counsel, whether in-house or outside counsel, often find themselves dealing with fraud in their businesses.

Recent Examples

A company’s CEO suspected that something was wrong because the business was continually underperforming in profitability. He suspected that someone in the accounting department was committing financial crimes, so he needed evidence to not only prove wrongdoing but also to stop the behavior.