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 Jul 2019:
Genetic Technologies Limited, in the matter of Genetic Technologies Limited  FCA 1088
CORPORATIONS - ex parte application for remedial orders under s 1322(4)(d) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the Act) - where the plaintiff failed to provide a cleansing notice to the Australian Securities Exchange in accordance with the exception under s 708A(5) of the Act - application granted
Judge: Reeves J
- 12 Jul 2019:
Bechara v Bates  FCA 1077
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for an extension of time and leave to appeal - delay in commencing application - intervening application to the High Court - extension granted PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - new argument not previously relied upon - new argument warrants grant of leave in the interests of the administration of justice - a question of …
Judge: Flick J
- 11 Jul 2019:
Crescent Capital Partners Management Pty Limited v Crescent Funds Management (Aust) Limited  FCA 1082
COSTS - application for award of costs on a lump-sum basis for costs of trial and two appeal proceedings - where Registrar had issued estimates in trial proceeding and one appeal proceeding - where bills of costs prepared in each proceeding - whether estimate for work done for taxation should be excluded - whether counsels' fees should be reduced…
Judge: Markovic J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 10 May 2019:
Judicial cooperation in cross-border insolvency
Presented at the UNCCA Fifth Annual May Seminar, Canberra, by Justice Gleeson
- 10 Apr 2019:
The repeal of s 51(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)
Address by Justice O'Bryan at the LESANZ Breakfast Meeting.
- 1 Nov 2018:
Opening address at the AILA National Conference
Presented at the AILA National Conference in Perth by Chief Justice Allsop.
Form & Rules
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