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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

  • 8 Feb 2023: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Employsure Pty Ltd [2023] FCAFC 5
    CONSUMER LAW - appeal by regulator against civil penalty imposed by primary judge for manifest inadequacy - where penalty discretion miscarried and may be re-exercised by appellate court - where errors in findings of primary judge - where cases with comparative penalties relevant but not highly useful COSTS - whether costs discretion miscarried -…
    Judge: Rares, Stewart and Abraham JJ
  • 7 Feb 2023: Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited v State of Victoria, in the matter of Paksoy [2023] FCA 62
    BANKRUPTCY - disclaimer of real property by trustees in bankruptcy pursuant to s 133(1) of the Bankruptcy Act 1996 (Cth) - application by mortgagee for vesting of property under s 133(9) for purpose of exercising power of sale - orders for application of sale proceeds and payment of surplus into Court
    Judge: O'Bryan J
  • 7 Feb 2023: Sheehy v Nuix Pty Ltd [2023] FCA 56
    CORPORATIONS - where applicant was granted options exercisable upon sale of respondent business - where respondent undertook share split pursuant to s 254H of Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act) - where respondent conducted initial public offering (IPO) - where applicant sought to exercise options after IPO - whether consent judgment…
    Judge: Halley J

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