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:
- 10 Jul 2020:
Barker v Santos Limited  FCA 972
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - interlocutory application for approval of settlement under s 33V of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) - where representative proceeding seeking damages on behalf of group members who have not been paid travel entitlements - whether terms of settlement fair and reasonable having regard to the claims to be made…
Judge: Bromwich J
- 10 Jul 2020:
Kessly v Beadle as Trustee of the Bankrupt Estate of Evangelina Francisca Kessly (No 2)  FCA 975
BANKRUPTCY - successful application to annul bankruptcy pursuant to s 153B(1) of the Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth) - exercise of discretion to annul on condition that creditors and trustee are first paid - form of final orders
Judge: Burley J
- 9 Jul 2020:
Goldus Pty Ltd (Subject to a Deed of Company Arrangement) v Cummins (No 2)  FCA 971
COSTS - application for security for costs - where security sought for costs of proceedings - whether reason to believe plaintiff will be unable to meet costs order - application allowed
Judge: Colvin J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 12 Nov 2019:
Statutes and Equity
Paper presented at the Kenneth Sutton Lecture, by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 30 Oct 2019:
AILA National Conference 2019 - Opening Address
Presented at the AILA National Conference, Hobart, by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 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?'
Form & Rules
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