The Royal Commission’s most senior lawyer went on to outline how Crown management and its culture had put profit ahead of integrity, regulation and the law.Read more
Niall Coburn is senior regulatory intelligence expert, Asia Pacific. He joined Thomson Reuters in 2013 from FTI Consulting where he was managing director for investigations in Australia. A barrister, he is a former senior specialist adviser to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and director of enforcement at the Dubai Financial Services Authority. He was part of an international team that wrote the regulatory and financial market laws and rules for the Dubai International Financial Centre. He has more than 20 years’ experience in financial markets regulation. In 2002, he was awarded an ASIC Australia Day Honour Medal for his work in corporate investigations. He has written a book on corporate investigations and insolvent trading and has been a regular commentator for the Australian Financial Review. Niall is a Barrister of the High Court of Australia and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and law degrees from University of Tasmania, a master’s degree in law from Melbourne University and a Diploma of Business Administration from Mt Eliza Business School. He also appears regularly as a commentator for ABC television in relation to financial investigations and corporate collapses and is a commentator in the Australian Financial Review.