Alex Dill has worked in the finance industry since 1986. Currently he is an Instructor in the Financial Mathematics Program and Lecturer in Law at the UCLA School of Law. His book, Bank Regulation, Risk Management, and Compliance, was published in 2019. He drew much of the book’s material and its key concepts from his work in designing his FINM course. Alex spent most of his career in finance at Moody’s Investors Service. Most recently he was Head of Global Covenant Research, which publishes reports on legal protections in leveraged finance 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, and Global Ratings Compliance Officer for Structured Finance. Prior to Moody’s, he was a Branch Chief in Trading Practices 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, and bank regulatory matters. Alex holds an AB from Harvard University, an MA from Columbia University, and a JD from Emory University School of Law, where he was Executive Articles Editor of the Emory Law Journal.