Peter Curley

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Previous Experience

  • Associate Director, Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Executive Vice President, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.
  • Partner, Allen & Overy

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Peter Curley

Managing Director

Peter leads Promontory’s advisory work relating to financial exchanges; financial market infrastructures; and emerging technologies supporting payments, clearing, and settlement activity — including digital currencies and blockchain applications.


Prior to joining Promontory, Peter served as associate director and head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Clearance and Settlement, where he led the review of SEC-registered clearing agencies for systemic importance and helped establish new risk management supervisory practices for such firms. Peter also introduced the SEC’s oversight of data repositories and clearing firms that handle security-based swaps and supervised the review of proposals for the introduction of new market infrastructures. Earlier, Peter was head of strategy for Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. and a partner with Allen & Overy in Hong Kong.


  • M.B.A., MIT Sloan School of Management
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.A., Colgate University

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