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:
- 18 Jan 2021:
Lewis, in the matter of Gallop International Group Pty Ltd (In Liq) (No 2)  FCA 7
COSTS - application for costs of an Interlocutory application - where Interlocutory application seeks orders for production of evidence relied on to obtain ex parte orders and setting aside of orders made under s 597(9) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) for production of insurance documents - application for production of evidence relied on dealt …
Judge: Besanko J
- 12 Jan 2021:
Ritson v Commissioner of Police, New South Wales Police Force  FCA 5
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for a stay of case management orders made in a proceeding in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia pending the hearing and determination of an application for leave to appeal in this Court - whether a stay should be granted - application dismissed
Judge: Markovic J
- 24 Dec 2020:
Hambleton (Liquidator), in the matter of China Cooking Group Aus Pty Ltd (in liq) v Zhang  FCA 1879
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for summary judgment under s 31A(1) of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) and r 26.01 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) - whether the defendant has a reasonable prospect of defending the substantive application - application granted
Judge: Reeves 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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