GAIM Ops Cayman
April 14 - 17, 2024
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

Andrew Kandel
Global Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Legal Counsel & Senior Managing Director at Cerberus Capital Management


Andrew joined Cerberus in 2007 as the Chief Compliance Officer and Co-General Counsel, overseeing the compliance and legal functions of the firm’s private equity, lending, real estate, RMBS/CMBS and trading activities.

Prior to joining Cerberus, Andrew spent 9 years at Merrill Lynch as First VP in charge of state regulation and government relations. Andrew was the Chief of the Securities Bureau at the NY State Attorney General's Office. He also served as Assistant Deputy AG overseeing the Environmental, Antitrust, Charities, Civil Rights, Consumer Fraud and Real Estate Bureaus.

Andrew was the Enforcement Division of the NYSE and began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan where he investigated and prosecuted hundreds of criminal matters ranging from Arson and Robbery to Grand Larceny and Murder.

Andrew graduated with a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from UPenn Law School where he is currently an adjunct professor.

Agenda Sessions

  • The era of over reliance on compliance