Peter D. Rich is a founding principal of the Rich Feuer Group. Prior to starting the Rich Feuer Group, Mr. Rich spent eight years at Reuters America and Instinet Corporation (an electronic agency broker and Reuters subsidiary). Mr. Rich 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, Mr. Rich also worked with the company’s key regulators in Europe (FSA, CESR, European Commission) and Hong Kong. Mr. Rich was a Senior Vice President at Reuters and Instinet and a member of Instinet’s management committee. Prior to joining Reuters and Instinet, Mr. Rich served as the financial services counsel to the Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Prior to his government service, Mr. Rich was a transactions attorney in the Washington, DC office of Sidley & Austin. Mr. Rich received an A.B. with high distinction from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.