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Dryden Liddle serves as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Community Investment Management. He previously was head of legal and compliance at Aura Financial Corporation (formerly Insikt, Inc.), a Community Development Financial Institution, where he helped build the first private market securitization platform backed by community development loans, and established hedge funds and private equity funds as alternative investment vehicles to fund Aura’s loans. He managed securities and consumer finance regulatory issues, and worked closely with federal and state regulators. At Aura, Mr. Liddle also executed successful legislative strategies that increased access to responsible, credit-building loans in low-income communities.

Prior to Aura, Mr. Liddle was General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for LawFinance Group, a California Finance Lender and specialty finance company, providing working capital loans and other innovative funding solutions to law firms and their clients. While at LawFinance Group, he was responsible for overseeing legal and compliance matters for the company’s originations and investor funds. Mr. Liddle also worked at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York where he focused on corporate reorganizations. He began his career as an English lawyer at Tucker Turner Kingsley Wood LLP in London, founded by Winston Churchill’s Minister of Finance.

Mr. Liddle has a B.A., with honors, from University of York and an LL.M., with distinction, from Boston University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in California, New York and England & Wales.

Last updated 7 August 2020, by Impactyield.

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