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:
- 21 Jun 2018:
McFarlane as Trustee for the S McFarlane Superannuation Fund v IOOF Holdings Limited (No 2)  FCA 932
COSTS – application for costs of application for preliminary discovery – where wide discretion in making costs orders pursuant to s 43(2) of Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) to be exercised judicially – where each party enjoyed measure of success – each party to bear own costs of application – prospective applicant to pay prospective…
Judge: Gleeson J
- 21 Jun 2018:
Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Commonwealth Bank of Australia  FCA 941
CORPORATIONS LAW - banking - financial services - failure to deal with financial products in an efficient and fair manner - attempts to manipulate the Bank Bill Swap Reference Rate by Prime Banks - unconscionable conduct - contravention of financial services laws - ss 12CB and 12CC of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001…
Judge: Beach J
- 20 Jun 2018:
Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre v Commonwealth Bank of Australia Limited  FCA 930
STATUTES - Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth) - where admitted contraventions by respondent of statute PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - civil penalties - whether agreed penalty appropriate in circumstances
Judge: Yates J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 16 Apr 2018:
Commercial and investor-state arbitration: The importance of recognising their differences
Opening Keynote Address at the ICCA Congress 2018, Sydney by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 22 Feb 2018:
The common law and competition law
Presented at the Bannerman Competition Lecture, by Justice Jagot.
- 29 Nov 2017:
The personal property securities legislation - Experiences from Australia and New Zealand
Presented at the Personal Property Securities Act Workshop, Papua New Guinea, by Justice Collier
Form & Rules
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