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 Jan 2017:
Crescent Funds Management (Aust) Ltd v Crescent Capital Partners Management Pty Limited  FCAFC 2
TRADE PRACTICES - misleading and deceptive conduct claims under the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth) - companies engaged in financial services industry - whether business names, domain names and business activities sufficiently similar to be confusing and causative of contravening conduct - distinction between…
Judge: Greenwood, Edelman and Markovic JJ
- 6 Jan 2017:
Crowley v WorleyParsons Limited  FCA 3
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - whether a Statement of Claim filed in an investor class action pursuant to Pt IVA of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) should be struck out in whole or in part as being likely to cause embarrassment, as failing to disclose a reasonable cause of action or as being otherwise an abuse of the process of the Court
Judge: Foster J
- 3 Jan 2017:
Central Innovation Pty Ltd v Garner  FCA 5
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - urgent application in relation to compliance with preservation orders - whether the court may order a party to request access to electronic devices in the possession of a third party
Judge: Markovic J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 10 Oct 2016:
Issues in recognition and enforcement of foreign insolvency judgments - An Australian perspective
Delivered to the Judicial Insolvency Network Conference, Singapore by Justice Perram.
- 16 Sep 2016:
Application of the Australian Consumer Law to Government Commercial Activities
Paper delivered by Justice Griffiths at Commercial Law and Government Conference.
- 28 Jul 2016:
Some reflections of a 'statutory decision-maker' on consensual international commercial arbitration
Presented by Justice Middleton at the Inaugural annual Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Australia) & Grossi Florentino business lunch.
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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