Andreas Kropf

Senior Manager


  • New York


Andreas Kropf provides economic, financial, and statistical analysis and expert support in litigation and regulatory investigations. Dr. Kropf consults on a range of issues, with a focus on financial markets, financial institutions, valuation, and securities litigation. Dr. Kropf has experience with matters involving the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the Federal Reserve. He works with attorneys on all phases of the litigation process.

Dr. Kropf’s experience includes:

Financial markets
  • Analyzing over-the-counter and exchange-traded products in equity, fixed income, FX, and commodities markets
  • Assessing alleged market manipulation, including developing algorithms to identify unauthorized trading and evaluating market impact and market damages
  • Analyzing large, complex datasets, including market data, trading, and accounting records
Financial institutions
  • Evaluating institutional trading data and automated trading systems, including algorithmic trading, and alert systems of potential illegal conduct
  • Analyzing institutional holdings data and conducting forensic investigations of related transaction and asset prices
  • Assessing consumer banking customer behavior
Valuation, M&A, and bankruptcy litigation
  • Assessing and conducting valuations of industrial companies and hedge funds
  • Assessing third-party valuations and solvency opinions
  • Analyzing the fair value and replacement cost of financial securities
Securities litigation
  • Consulting on Rule 10b-5, Section 11, and Section 12 matters involving U.S. and international defendants and markets
  • Analyzing class certification and merits issues, including market efficiency, price impact, loss causation, and damages
  • Evaluating damages in the context of class-wide mediation, as well as for opt-outs and individual defendants in equities, bonds, and options
  • “Fixed Costs per Shipment,” with Philip Sauré, Journal of International Economics, 2014.
  • “The Arrival of Cheap Goods: Measuring the Impact of Chinese Import Competition on Nordic Prices,” with Raphael A. Auer and Andreas M. Fischer, Sveriges Riksbank Economic Review, 2012.