Photo of Doron Goldbarsht

Doron Goldbarsht

Mr, Dr

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Doron holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in law, specialising in commercial law, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a PhD from the University of New South Wales. His master’s thesis investigated how democracies combat the financing of terrorism via charitable organisations, while his doctoral thesis discusses the development and compliance of non-binding norms in the field of counter-terrorist financing.

Doron holds a practising certificate from both Israel and Australia. He combines academic knowledge with practical experience as an international lawyer. Doron began his legal career as an intern under the supervision of Israel’s Deputy State Attorney (and later State Attorney) in the Department for Special Security Affairs.

His current research focuses on managing the relationship between financial inclusion and anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing objectives, and state compliance with soft law. Doron recent journal and chapter publications focus on different international AML/CTF standards, and the mechanisms for their effective implementation and compliance at the national level. He also publish on the regulation of counter-terrorism and money laundering, particularly on state compliance with binding and non-binding norms.

Doron mentor different start-ups, sit as an expert panel member on the NSW Research, Development and Technological Innovation Program, and a research follow with the Optus Macquarie University Cyber Security Hub.

Teaching Responsibilities

LAW315 – Administrative Law

LAWS808 – Administrative Law (JD)

LAW555 – Remedies, Reparations and Resolution in Law

LAWS827 – Law of Obligations III - Remedies (JD)

Research Interests

Domestic, international, regional and comparative anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regulations; domestic compliance with international organisations’ binding and non-binding norms; and administrative and global administrative law.

Postgraduate Research Degree Supervision

Supervision for higher degree research leading to an LLM, MPhil and PhD may be available in the above research fields.

Education/Academic qualification

Law, PhD, The University of New South Wales

Law, LL.M, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Law, LL.B, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Doron Goldbarsht is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • 1 Similar Profiles
book review Social Sciences
money laundering Social Sciences
international law Social Sciences
terrorism Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
basic need Social Sciences
functionality Social Sciences
private sector Social Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2019 2020

Research Outputs 2016 2020

Global counter-terrorist financing and soft law: multi-layered approaches

Goldbarsht, D., 2020, (Submitted) Edward Elgar Publishing.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

New payment systems: potential counter-terrorist financing risks and the legal response in the United Kingdom

Goldbarsht, D., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Assets, crimes and the state: innovation in 21st century legal responses. King, C., Walker, C. & Benson , K. (eds.). Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

money laundering
basic need
private sector

Regulatory approaches to counter-terrorist financing

Goldbarsht, D. & Michaelsen, C., 2018, (Accepted/In press) The Palgrave handbook of criminal and terrorism financing law. King, C., Walker, C. & Gurulé, J. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Shedding new lights on shadow banking: alternative remittance systems in Australia

Goldbarsht, D., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

International legal and quasi-legal approaches to combatting money laundering: an Australian perspective on norm-development

Goldbarsht, D. & Michaelsen, C., 2017, The many faces of crime for profit and ways of tackling it. van Duyne, P. C., Harvey, J., Antonopoulos, G. A. & von Lampe, K. (eds.). Wolf Legal Publishers, p. 197-218 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Activities 2017 2019

  • 5 Oral presentation
  • 1 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Consultancy
  • 1 Membership of committee

NSW Cyber Security Delegation to India and Singapore

Doron Goldbarsht (Consultant)
14 Sep 201925 Sep 2019

Activity: Consultancy

AsianSIL 7th Biennial Conference: Rethinking International Law: Finding Common Solutions to Contemporary Civilizational Issues from an Asian Perspective

Doron Goldbarsht (Speaker)
22 Aug 201923 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Global norms reshaping Australian counter terrorist financing laws - the case of new payment systems

Doron Goldbarsht (Speaker)
30 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Unit PICT837 Terrorism Dynamics

Doron Goldbarsht (Speaker)
10 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Crime-Terror Nexus: How the FATF’s Global Norms Reshape Mexico CTF Regime

Doron Goldbarsht (Speaker)
24 Oct 201826 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Press / Media

Charitable organizations finance terrorism

Doron Goldbarsht


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment