About this NPA
The Commercial and Corporations National Practice Area (NPA) covers commercial and corporations disputes within federal jurisdiction.
This NPA consists of six Sub-areas and each has a dedicated webpage for specific information about proceedings in those Sub-areas:
- 12 Dec 2017:
LFDB v SM (No 2)  FCAFC 207
COSTS - application for special costs order following dismissal of appeal - aspects of the appeal conducted otherwise than in accordance with the overarching purpose - special costs order made, payable on a lump sum basis
Judge: Besanko, Jagot and Lee JJ
- 11 Dec 2017:
Smith v Marra Capital Investments Pty Ltd, in the matter of Tri-City Trucks (NSW) Pty Ltd (in liq)  FCA 1482
CORPORATIONS - application for a declaration pursuant to liquidator's entitlement to apply for judicial directions under s 479(3) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) - application for declaration that defendant is not a creditor of a company in liquidation - application granted
Judge: Gleeson J
- 8 Dec 2017:
Nyoni v Murphy (No 2)  FCA 1479
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - a Registrar refused under r 2.26 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) to accept the applicant's application for filing - whether the Federal Court has power pursuant to s 35A(5) of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) to review a decision of a Registrar under r 2.26 not to accept a document for filing.
Judge: Siopis J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 29 Nov 2017:
The personal property securities legislation - Experiences from Australia and New Zealand
Presented at the Personal Property Securities Act Workshop, Papua New Guinea, by Justice Collier
- 20 Oct 2017:
Certification of class actions: A 'solution' in search of a problem?
Paper presented to the Commercial Law Association Seminar "Class Actions - Different Perspectives", by Justice Lee.
- 1 Jun 2017:
Varying funding agreements and freedom of contract: Some observations
Presented to IMF Bentham Class Actions Research Initiative with UNSW Law: 'Resolving Class Actions Effectively and Fairly' by Justice Lee
Form & Rules
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