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:
- 26 Sep 2022:
Goodwin v HBCA Pty Ltd  FCAFC 166
REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDINGS - application for leave to appeal - where primary judge made order for security for costs - where incomplete evidence adduced before the primary judge as to the inability to finance the conduct of the proceeding - discussion of Abbott v Zoetis Australia Pty Ltd (No 2)  FCA 462; (2019) 369 ALR 512 - no arguable…
Judge: Middleton, Lee and Derrington JJ
- 23 Sep 2022:
Hurst, in the matter of Lloyds Curry Shop Pty Ltd (in liq) v Prasad (No 2)  FCA 1133
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - where decision reserved - interlocutory application for leave to adduce further evidence - where evidence publicly available and could have been obtained with reasonable diligence - where no explanation for failure to obtain and adduce evidence at the hearing of the application or for delay in bringing application to…
Judge: Cheeseman J
- 23 Sep 2022:
BCI Media Pty Ltd v Corelogic Australia Pty Ltd  FCA 1128
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application to strike out proceeding against fourth respondent and to strike out applicant's statement of claim (or specific paragraphs of it) pursuant to r 16.21 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) - application for leave to file amended originating application and amended statement of claim and to join additional…
Judge: Yates J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 9 Jun 2022:
Recent developments in Competition Law: Cartel cases
Speech given by Justice Wigney at the book launch of Michael Gvozdenovic and Stephen Puttick (eds.), ‘Current Issues in Competition Law’ (The Federation Press, 2021).
- 15 Oct 2021:
Some thoughts about proof in competition cases
Delivered virtually at the 18th Annual Competition Law and Economics Workshop.
- 10 Mar 2021:
International Commercial Courts: Next frontier or latest trend?
Delivered at the first session of the Singapore International Commercial Court Symposium 2021, online by Chief Justice Allsop AO.
Form & Rules
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