Abdon Bolivar

Director, Compliance

Abdon Bolivar is a Director at DLA, LLC and heads the firm’s Compliance practice.  He has over 20 years of compliance experience in the financial service industry and is an expert servicing global financial service firms.  Abdon’s broad compliance experience in financial regulation ranges from trade execution, transaction analysis, substantive testing to overall control environment evaluation.

Previously, Abdon ran his own firm, Incentive Assurance, LLC, and before that he was AQR Capital Management’s Chief Compliance Officer. In that role, he designed and supervised AQR’s global compliance program for over a decade.  Specifically, Abdon drafted, maintained, and updated policies and procedures compliant with the SEC, CFTC, NFA, FINRA, DOL, ASIC, FCA and EU regulations.  Beyond the regulatory needs, these policies and procedures also had to meet the challenges of a diverse client base. AQR’s clients consisted of registered investment companies, private funds, ERISA plans, state plans, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional clients. Download Abdon Bolivar’s Biography

Education, Certifications & Affiliations

  • Queens College – B.A. in Accounting