Prior to starting the firm, Peter spent eight years at Reuters America and Instinet Corporation, an electronic agency broker and Reuters subsidiary. He opened the Washington Government Affairs Office for Reuters/Instinet and led the team that served as the company’s primary representative before the U.S. Congress and the relevant regulatory and executive branch agencies, including the SEC, CFTC, U.S. Treasury Department, Federal Reserve Board and U.S. Trade Representative. On behalf of Instinet, Peter also worked with the company’s key regulators in Europe (UK Financial Services Authority, European Commission, CESR) and Hong Kong. He was a Senior Vice President at Reuters America and Instinet and a member of Instinet’s management committee.
Before joining Reuters and Instinet, Peter served as the financial services counsel to the Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Before his time in government service, he was a transactions attorney in the Washington, DC office of Sidley & Austin.