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:
- 18 Jun 2018:
Kenquist Nominees Pty Limited v Campbell (No 5)  FCA 853
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for discovery of documents - legal advice privilege - where non-party to proceeding resisted order requiring respondents to produce discovered documents on the basis that discovery would reveal communications subject to legal advice privilege - where confidential bundle of sample documents provided to Court for …
Judge: Thawley J
- 15 Jun 2018:
Perera v GetSwift Limited (No 2)  FCA 909
COSTS - resolution of costs applications following orders made to permanently stay two of three representative proceedings - where orders for costs sought by respondents in respect of the resolution of a multiplicity dispute - where orders are sought by an applicant in one proceeding against a non-party to that proceeding - where orders sought in…
Judge: Lee J
- 15 Jun 2018:
Dalian Huarui Heavy Industry International Co Ltd v Duro Felguera Australia Pty Ltd  FCA 905
COSTS - where leave granted to discontinue proceeding - dispute concerning costs - where respondent contends applicant should pay its costs - where Rule 26.12(7) of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) creates a presumption that the discontinuing party will pay the other party's costs unless good reason to the contrary shown - where presumptive rule …
Judge: Barker J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 16 Apr 2018:
Commercial and investor-state arbitration: The importance of recognising their differences
Opening Keynote Address at the ICCA Congress 2018, Sydney by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 22 Feb 2018:
The common law and competition law
Presented at the Bannerman Competition Lecture, by Justice Jagot.
- 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
Form & Rules
Specific forms, rules and other information applicable to each of the Sub-areas are set out on the individual Sub-area webpages.
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