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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 Jul 2019: Genetic Technologies Limited, in the matter of Genetic Technologies Limited [2019] 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 [2019] 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 [2019] 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

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