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:
- 28 Apr 2017:
Poole v Australian Pacific Touring Pty Ltd  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)  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  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
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 10 Oct 2016:
Issues in recognition and enforcement of foreign insolvency judgments - An Australian perspective
Delivered to the Judicial Insolvency Network Conference, Singapore by Justice Perram.
- 16 Sep 2016:
Application of the Australian Consumer Law to Government Commercial Activities
Paper delivered by Justice Griffiths at Commercial Law and Government Conference.
- 7 Sep 2016:
Opening Remarks: “Barwick, bankruptcy and the human dimension"
Delivered to the International Personal Insolvency Conference 2016, by Justice Greenwood.
Form & Rules
Specific forms, rules and other information applicable to each of the Sub-areas are set out on the individual Sub-area webpages.
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