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:
- 19 Apr 2021:
Australian Securities and Investments Commission v M101 Nominees Pty Ltd (No 3)  FCA 354
CORPORATIONS - financial products offered by first defendant and entities associated with second defendant - whether certain entities provided financial services or financial products without a financial services licence - whether financial products offered by entities associated with second defendant had similar features and are "inherently…
Judge: Anderson J
- 16 Apr 2021:
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Google LLC (No 2)  FCA 367
CONSUMER LAW - alleged contraventions of ss 18, 29 and 33 or 34 of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) - whether particular users of mobile devices were misled or likely to be misled into thinking that with the Location History setting "off" and Web & App Activity setting "on" Google LLC would not obtain, retain and use personal data about a…
Judge: Thawley J
- 15 Apr 2021:
Aiguille Pty Ltd v Caffissimo Holdings Pty Ltd as Trustee for the Caffissimo Franchising Unit Trust  FCA 361
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - jurisdiction to hear matter transferred from State Supreme Court - amendments sought to cross-claim after transfer to include federal claims - jurisdiction to hear matter established PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - interlocutory application for two proceedings to be tried at the same time - relevant factors in determining whether …
Judge: Jackson J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 4 Mar 2021:
Courts, confidences and change in challenging circumstances
Delivered at the Quayside Chambers Oration, Perth Concert Hall, by Justice Banks-Smith.
- 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.
Form & Rules
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