Commercial & Corporations
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:
- 7 Jun 2023:
Torley v Hyundai Motor Company Australia Pty Limited  FCA 591
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - representative proceedings - applications by respondents in each proceeding seeking orders for inspections of the representative applicants' vehicles under r 14.01 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) - where respondents seek extensions of time to file their defences - whether the inspections sought should occur before or …
Judge: Yates J
- 7 Jun 2023:
Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Kaur  FCA 599
CORPORATIONS - operation of unregistered managed investment scheme in contravention of s 601ED(5) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) - carrying on financial services business without an Australian Financial Services Licence in contravention of s 911A of the Corporations Act - investor funds advanced in the form of loans - investor funds were to be …
Judge: Jackson J
- 6 Jun 2023:
Park (Deed Administrator), in the matter of Ellume Limited (Subject to Deed of Company Arrangement) (No 2)  FCA 593
BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY - where deed administrators applied to abridge time for giving notice of a meeting of creditors to decide whether to amend deed of company arrangement - application granted
Judge: Downes J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 1 May 2023:
The role of courts in relation to commercial arbitration
Keynote address to ACICA Corporate Members
- 9 Jun 2022:
Recent developments in Competition Law: Cartel cases
Speech given by Justice Wigney at the book launch of Michael Gvozdenovic and Stephen Puttick (eds.), ‘Current Issues in Competition Law’ (The Federation Press, 2021).
- 30 May 2022:
A journey that's bittersweet
An opinion piece published in the West Australian newspaper by Justice Banks-Smith
- Central Practice Note (CPN-1)
- Commercial and Corporations Practice Note (C&C-1)
- Schedule 1: Corporations and Corporate Insolvency
- Schedule 2: Insurance
- Corporations List - Notice to Practitioners
- Class Actions Practice Note (GPN-CA)
- Commercial Arbitration Practice Note (CA-1)
- General and Personal Insolvency Practice Note (GPI-2)
Form & Rules
Specific forms, rules and other information applicable to each of the Sub-areas are set out on the individual Sub-area webpages.
To stay up-to-date with news in the Federal Court, including developments in this NPA, subscribe to our email subscription services.
We provide subscriptions to the latest judgments and events (by NPA); Practice News to keep up-to-date with changes to practice and procedure; and Daily Court Listings.