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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:

Latest Judgments

  • 15 Mar 2019: Coverforce Insurance Broking Pty td v Duthie [2019] FCA 368
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - discovery - whether discovery will facilitate just resolution of proceeding quickly, inexpensively and efficiently under r 20.11 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 - where objections to relevance - discovery allowed
    Judge: Gleeson J
  • 15 Mar 2019: Wavetrain Systems AS v Next Generation Rail Technologies SL [2019] FCA 350
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE -where interlocutory orders made by the Court - where affidavit evidence filed on behalf of the applicant was later identified by applicant's solicitors as untruthful -whether the untruthful affidavit evidence should be removed from the Court file - whether non-publication orders should be continued - whether the papers…
    Judge: Robertson J
  • 15 Mar 2019: Termite Resources NL (in liq) v Meadows, in the matter of Termite Resources NL (in liq) (No 2) [2019] FCA 354
    CORPORATIONS - directors' duties - Defendants were directors and/or officers of a mining company (Termite) operating a mine with a life of about five years - Termite conducted the mining and associated activities through contractors pursuant to contracts for terms closely corresponding to the estimated life of the mine - Defendants caused Termite…
    Judge: White J

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