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Dill, AlexanderAlexander Dill teaches financial accounting at the UCLA Anderson School of Management in its Master of Financial Engineering program and financial institution compliance at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. He has also taught at the UCLA School of Law, the University of Chicago’s Financial Mathematics program, Chicago-Kent College of Law, and DePaul University’s Driehaus College of Business, where he taught money and banking.

Prior to his academic career, which he began in 2015, he spent most of his career at Moody’s Investors Service. At Moody’s, he was Head of Global Covenant Research, which publishes reports on legal protections in high-yield bonds and leveraged loan transactions. He was Senior Credit Officer in Moody’s Structured Finance Group, where he rated a wide variety of traditional and esoteric asset classes and bank-supported liquidity structures. He also served as Moody’s Global Ratings Compliance Officer for Structured Finance. In this role, he helped design and implement a first-of-its-kind ratings compliance system to address conflicts in the credit ratings process in the aftermath of the Enron and WorldCom accounting scandals. Prior to Moody’s, he was a Branch Chief in the Division of Trading and Markets at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. He began his law career in New York, specializing in secured lending, bankruptcy issues, securities transactions, and bank regulatory matters.

His publications have appeared in Legal and History Review, Columbia Business Law Review, and Emory Law Journal. While at Moody's he was frequently interviewed by Bloomberg, Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal. His books include Bank Regulation, Risk Management, and Compliance: Theory, Key Issues, and Problem Areas (Routledge 2019) and Anti-Money Laundering Regulation and Compliance: Key Issues and Problem Areas (Edward Elgar 2021). He is currently writing an article on global convergence of mandatory climate-risk disclosure regimes.

He received his A.B. magna cum laude from Harvard University, his M.A. from Columbia University, and his J.D. from Emory University School of Law, where he was Executive Articles Editor of the Emory Law Journal.

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Event Name The State of Sustainable Finance
Event Date 2024-05-01

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