Peter Tsirigotis

Co-Chair, Private Investment Funds

Peter Tsirigotis


Peter Tsirigotis provides legal advice to financial institutions, asset managers, investment advisers and institutional investors to help them develop and maintain financial products while navigating the regulatory landscape. He brings to each client representation a unique perspective on the financial services industry, having served in several senior-level legal, compliance, operations and risk roles, including as regulator, inside counsel, outside counsel, chief compliance officer and chief operating officer. He has advised private funds (hedge funds, private equity funds, funds of private funds), registered investment companies (mutual funds, closed-end funds, fund of funds, hybrid funds), UCITs and other offshore funds (Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Dublin, Luxembourg), investment advisers to funds and separately managed accounts, business development companies, real estate investment trusts, collective investment trusts, and banks.

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Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • New York
  • LL.M Candidate, Georgetown University Law Center, International Business and Economic Law
  • J.D., The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
  • B.A., cum laude, Boston University

  • The New York Hedge Fund Roundtable
  • Investment Management Due Diligence Association
  • Director, Maryland Corps. Program
  • Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs (ILA) 
  • Senior Fellow, Regulatory Compliance Association
  • Fellow, Institute for International Economic Law at Georgetown University 
  • New York City Bar Association Private Funds Committee (2012 - 2015)
  • New York City Bar Association Investment Management Regulation Committee (2007-2010)

  • Greek


Speaking Engagements

  • Co-presenter, “Distribution of Private Funds: Issues & Options,” Webinar 
  • Panelist, “Navigating Hedge Fund Marketing Rules and Regulations,” Cap-Intro East
  • Co-presenter, “SEC Hot Topics – Examinations, Enforcement and How to Respond,” Financial Executives Alliance Seminar
  • Presenter, “Alternative Assets – Treading with Care Around Hot Button Issues,” Financial Executives Alliance Seminar
  • Panelist, “The Experiences of Recent Startups: Lessons Learnt & Pitfalls to Avoid,” The Hedge Fund Startup Forum
  • Presenter, “Compliance Practice and the Annual Review: Addressing Top Priorities and Risk,” Regulatory Compliance Association
  • Speaker, “Negotiating Side Letters,” Regulatory Compliance Association
  • Presenter, “The Art of Successful Communication with Regulators,” Regulatory Compliance Association
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In The Community

Peter was appointed by the Governor of Maryland to serve as one of the directors of the inaugural board of the Maryland Corps. Program. Participants in the Maryland Corps. Program are recent high school graduates and students who recently completed their GED. The purpose of the Maryland Corps. Program is to 1) provide meaningful service opportunities to its participants, 2) equip participants with the skills that will enable them to successfully make the transition from high school to college and 3) provide scholarships to participants who have completed the program to be used at institutions of higher education.

Peter is an accomplished martial artist and instructor. He was a member of the 2002 U.S. Boxe Francaise Savate (kickboxing) Team and is the author of “Developing Body Mind & Spirit – A Parents Guide to Martial Arts Training for Kids.”
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