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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

  • 28 Apr 2017: Poole v Australian Pacific Touring Pty Ltd [2017] FCA 424
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE: Preliminary discovery - Whether test differs from test under previous rule - Whether prospective applicant required to reasonably believe they may have a right to obtain relief - Whether evidence of belief in the matters stipulated by the rule must be given personally by the prospective applicant - Whether prospective…
    Judge: Bromwich J
  • 27 Apr 2017: Telstra Corporation Limited v Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (No 2) [2017] FCA 430
    COSTS - whether an applicant for judicial review of a regulatory decision, having failed to obtain any relief by way of judicial review, should pay the costs of certain entities who were added as parties to the proceeding upon their own application after the proceeding had been commenced in circumstances where those entities had taken a…
    Judge: Foster J
  • 27 Apr 2017: Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v A & S Services Australia Pty Ltd [2017] FCA 437
    CORPORATIONS - Ex parte applications to appoint provisional liquidator - discretionary considerations for appointment of provisional liquidator PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - applications for freezing orders - whether arguable case - whether risk of removing, disposing of, dealing with or diminishing value of, assets
    Judge: Davies J

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