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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:

Latest Judgments

  • 12 Dec 2017: LFDB v SM (No 2) [2017] 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) [2017] 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) [2017] 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

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