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:
- 22 Nov 2019:
Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Dover Financial Advisers Pty Ltd  FCA 1932
CORPORATIONS - false, misleading or deceptive conduct - contraventions of s 1041H of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act) and ss 12DA(1) and 12DB(1)(i) of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth) (ASIC Act) - relevant principles - whether representations to a class of persons or separate representations to…
Judge: O'Bryan J
- 21 Nov 2019:
Capic v Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited (Further Discovery)  FCA 1958
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for further discovery - where proposed discovery categories said to relate to proof of aggregate damages claim - consideration of delay, necessity of documents and impact of further discovery on trial timetable
Judge: Perram J
- 21 Nov 2019:
Amirbeaggi as trustee of the bankrupt estate of John Mamdoub Hanna v Kamel  FCA 1965
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for default judgment pursuant to r 5.23 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) - application granted
Judge: Yates J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 19 Oct 2019:
Assessing the future: The challenge of running competition cases
Presented by Justice Middleton at the 17th Annual Competition Law and Economics Workshop, 'Competition law: The penicillin of public policy?'
- 26 Sep 2019:
The intersection of companies and trusts
Paper presented at the Harold Ford Memorial Lecture, by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 11 Jul 2019:
An Australian international commercial court - Not a bad idea or what a bad idea?
Presented at the Australian Bar Association’s Convergence 2019 Conference by Justice Colvin.
Form & Rules
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