December 14, 2018

Thought Leader: White-collar crime

Peter Henning

A former federal prosecutor, leading expert on white-collar crime and professor of law, Peter Henning's research focuses on the fields of constitutional criminal procedure and attorney ethics. He was a senior attorney in the Division of Enforcement at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and trial attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Henning is frequently quoted in local, national and international media outlets on topics ranging from corporate misconduct of executives and CEOs to recent scandals involving social media’s role in U.S. elections interference.  

He is expert in the areas of:

  • White-collar crimes
  • Attorney ethics
  • Criminal procedure
  • Securities regulation
  • Misconduct of corporate executives
  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO)

Henning has published articles in a number of leading journals and is the author of the leading treatise on public corruption, “The Prosecution and Defense of Public Corruption: The Law and Legal Strategies.”

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View his complete faculty profile here.