Paula A. Bosco

Managing Director, Chief Regulatory Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer
New Mountain Capital

Paula A. Bosco is a Managing Director and Chief Regulatory Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of New Mountain Capital, L.L.C. (NMC), where she leads the legal and compliance program for four SEC-registered investment advisers that individually manage several hedge, credit/loan/SBIC and private equity funds totaling about $15 billion in committed capital.

Prior to joining NMC, Ms. Bosco held a number of senior legal and compliance positions with several prominent Wall Street firms including Lehman Brothers Inc. where, as CCO, her responsibilities included implementing and overseeing the compliance program for all investment advisory activities within the firm’s Private Investment Management division.  Prior to Lehman, Ms. Bosco held various positions at Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. (SVP and Assistant Director of International & Investment Advisory Compliance; Senior Regulatory Counsel), Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP (Litigation Associate), the American Stock Exchange (Assistant Chief Counsel, Enforcement Division), and PaineWebber (DVP & Counsel, Litigation Department).  Prior to attending law school, Ms. Bosco began her career in the industry as a sales trading assistant in the Asian equity markets.

Prominent in industry activities, Ms. Bosco is a frequent speaker on legal and compliance-related issues at various industry conferences and is regularly quoted in various industry trade publications.  She is an active member of the Private Equity Growth Capital Council (PEGCC), where she has been instrumental in leading efforts to lobby and educate regulators about private fund industry matters and proposed rulemaking initiatives.  She is also an active member of the American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities, Subcommittee on Investment Companies and Investment Advisers and 100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF).  Additionally, Ms. Bosco is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Securities Law, Regulation & Compliance.  In fulfilling her commitment to academia, Ms. Bosco serves as the Chair of the CUNY School of Law Foundation Board, and as a Director of the law school’s Board of Visitors.  Ms. Bosco is also on the faculty of the Practicing Law Institute (PLI) and is a frequent lecturer at Fordham University School of Law.

From 2005-2008, Ms. Bosco served as Co-Chair of the Securities & Exchanges Committee at the New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA).  From 2006 through 2008, she served on the SIFMA Compliance & Legal Division’s Investment Advisers Committee, and in 2007, she was named as one of the 20 Rising Stars of Compliance by Institutional Investor News.

Ms. Bosco holds a J.D. from the City University of New York School of Law, an M.B.A. in Finance (concentration in Investment Management) from Pace University, and a B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York College at Oneonta.  She is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

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