Josh Sterling provides legal advice and solutions to asset managers, private and public investment funds, and financial institutions. His practice covers a range of matters arising under the U.S. federal securities and commodities laws.
Josh counsels U.S. public funds on many aspects of their operations, including launches by advisers that offer specialized investment programs, including managed futures, tactical allocation and other alternative strategies. He regularly advises fund managers on compliance, registration and operational matters. Josh also represents the independent members of mutual fund boards of directors.
As a leader of the firm’s CFTC Working Group, Josh advises financial firms and other market participants on how the Dodd-Frank Act will affect their businesses. More generally, Josh advises a variety of asset managers, funds, and institutions located in Asia and Europe on the legal and regulatory implications of offering their products and services in the United States.
Currently, Josh is helping several firms assess how their investment and trading activities may implicate requirements to register with the CFTC, and whether those clients may avail themselves of exemptions from registration. He is also assisting financial firms and operating companies with implementing core requirements of the Dodd-Frank provisions applicable to swaps transactions.
Prior to joining Bingham, Josh began his legal career at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where he worked on a variety of securities, regulatory and enforcement matters.