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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:

Latest Judgments

  • 18 Aug 2017: Arnold v Australian Securities and Investments Commission [2017] FCA 936
    CORPORATIONS - application for reinstatement of company registration under s 601AH of Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) - where no resident director - where review proceedings in Administrative Appeals Tribunal in relation to objection decision of Commissioner on foot - whether application granted in circumstances
    Judge: Perram J
  • 18 Aug 2017: Swiss Re Life & Health Australia Ltd v Public Trustee of Queensland [2017] FCA 963
    INSURANCE - life insurance - application under s 215 of the Life Insurance Act 1995 (Cth) - beneficiary of life insurance policy charged with murder of life insured - applicant seeks to pay death benefit into Court and discharge its liability under the policy - application granted
    Judge: Allsop CJ
  • 18 Aug 2017: AIA Australia Ltd v Lancaster [2017] FCA 962
    SUPERANNUATION - appeal against determination by Superannuation Complaints Tribunal - entitlement of fund member to income protection benefit under insurance policy held by fund - calculation of benefit payable by reference to income - income had increased at date of disablement but neither trustee or insurer notified at that date - insurer…
    Judge: Allsop CJ

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