In many cases, face-to-face interactions are declining while digital communications such as email, instant messaging and text messaging are on the rise. While these more virtual interactions do make it easier to do business anytime and anywhere, they are also a potential breeding ground for white collar crime.
Today’s executives need to be increasingly aware of their communications and interactions in order to avoid finding themselves in legal hot water.
To learn more about the growing white collar crime trend, Stuart Gasner, former federal prosecutor and senior partner at Keker & Van Nest LLP sheds light on why we’ve seen this area of crime increase substantially in recent years as well as provides some practical advice on “how to not become a white collar criminal.”
About Stuart Gasner
Stuart Gasner centers his practice in the areas of white collar criminal and securities defense, intellectual property litigation and complex corporate disputes. A federal prosecutor before joining Keker & Van Nest, Mr. Gasner has tried more than 20 cases to verdict before juries across the United States.
In the field of white collar crime and fraud, Mr. Gasner has 30 years of experience handling criminal trials and investigations, as well as related civil litigation. His cases have spanned a wide range of subject areas, including securities fraud, banking-related crimes, tax shelters, mortgage-backed securities, accounting and revenue recognition fraud, insider trading, antitrust (including international cartels), industrial accidents, fire marshal investigations, computer crimes such as hacking, bribery, credit card fraud, mail and wire fraud, environmental crimes, conspiracy, and Food and Drug Administration crimes. He has also represented clients accused of sexual offenses, driving under the influence, assault, and other crimes.