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:
- 16 Feb 2018:
Szepesvary v Weston (Trustee), in the matter of Szepesvary (Bankrupt) (No 2)  FCA 87
BANKRUPTCY – application to set aside sequestration order – where bankrupt claims not to have received notice of assignment of petitioning creditor’s debt – whether sequestration order ought not to have been made BANKRUPTCY – assignment of debt – legal assignment of debt - requirements for “express notice” under s 134 of the Property Law Act 1958…
Judge: O'Callaghan J
- 15 Feb 2018:
Global Constructions Australia Pty Ltd (in liq) v AIG Australia Limited (No 2)  FCA 100
Judge: Allsop CJ
- 15 Feb 2018:
Kobelt v Australian Securities and Investments Commission  FCAFC 18
CONSUMER LAW - whether the primary judge erred in finding that the appellant contravened s 29(1) of the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 (Cth) by engaging in credit activity within the meaning of s 6(1) of the National Credit Act when selling second-hand vehicles by way of a book-up without holding a licence to engage in that credit…
Judge: Besanko, Gilmour and Wigney JJ
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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