Andrew P. Cross is a seasoned derivatives and investment management attorney who represents financial institutions, commodity trading firms, family offices, public companies and other corporate end-users, registered investment advisers, registered investment companies, and private funds.
Andrew routinely negotiates complex derivatives transactions and related trade agreements, so that clients can achieve their investment and risk management objectives. His practice focuses on the representation of buy-side clients with particular attention given to issues faced by registered investment advisers and their institutional clients.
On the regulatory front, Andrew’s practice covers issues arising under federal statutes that govern the use of derivatives for investment or hedging purposes. He routinely advises clients regarding the application of the Commodity Exchange Act, the Securities Act, the Securities Exchange Act, the Investment Company Act, and the Investment Advisers Act.
Additionally, Andrew has more than 20 years of experience as an investment management attorney, regularly advising mutual funds and their boards and investment advisers with respect to regulatory matters, client commission arrangements and related fiduciary oversight matters, as well as fintech regulatory issues.