David A. Chaikin
LLB/ BCom (With Merit) (Accounting. Finance) UNSW LLM Yale PhD in Law Cambridge
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW Australia 2006
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Prior to his academic appointment at the University of Sydney Business School, David was a practising lawyer specialising in multi-jurisdictional investigations, transnational commercial and criminal litigation, as well as offshore corporate and banking law. He has held appointments as Senior Assistant Secretary of the Australian Attorney-General's Department and Senior Legal Officer of the London-based intergovernmental body, the Commonwealth Secretariat, and has worked as a consultant to the United Nations, the OECD-based Financial Action Task Force and the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering.
David teaches in the areas of banking and finance law, corporate and commercial law, and asset protection/management of wealth risks. He has previously been a tenured lecturer at the London School of Economics and Political Science and a lecturer at Kings College, University of London.
David's research expertise is in comparative corporate law, financial crime, tax evasion and money laundering, financial services law and regulation, offshore finance, private banking and wealth management. He is a recipient of an ARC Discovery Grant and has been a lead consultant on major international research projects in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
How to be a bad sport and move to a tax haven 30 Apr 2013
Crikey.com has interviewed David Chaikin, an associate professor at the University of Sydney Business School, regarding tax havens.
How do the rich evade tax? 18 Apr 2013
The Business, ABC TV
Associate Professor David Chaikin has been interviewed by The Business on ABC TV, regarding tax evasion measures.
Claims stolen PNG funds laundered in Australia 10 Oct 2012
ABC Radio AM
Australia has been singled out as the money-laundering destination of choice for corrupt politicians and officials from Papua New Guinea. Associate Professor David Chaikin has been interviewed on the topic by ABC Radio AM Program.
Law boost sought after bribes bust July 03, 2011
Sydney Morning Herald
Associate Professor David Chaikin, from the Discipline of Business Law at the University of Sydney Business School contributes to this article on the wake of the Reserve Bank of Australia's corruption scandal.