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:
- 22 Oct 2021:
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v AA Machinery Pty Ltd  FCA 1293
CONSUMER LAW - admitted misleading or deceptive conduct and false or misleading representations in contravention of ss 18 and 29(1)(j) and (m) of the Australian Consumer Law - application for a pecuniary penalty, consumer redress orders, injunctions and adverse publicity order - principles relevant to assessment of appropriate penalty and granting …
Judge: Murphy J
- 21 Oct 2021:
AAI Limited trading as Vero Insurance v Technology Swiss Pty Ltd (No 2)  FCAFC 183
COSTS - appeal and cross-appeal indivisible - appeal and cross-appeal dismissed - offer of compromise -- offer not made by respondent/cross-appellant in capacity only of respondent - offer made by respondent/cross-appellant also in capacity of cross-appellant in cross-appeal - offer ambiguous - not unreasonable for appellant/cross-respondent not…
Judge: Perram, Jagot and Derrington JJ
- 20 Oct 2021:
Westpac Banking Corporation v State of Western Australia  FCA 1264
BANKRUPTCY - application by mortgagee for order vesting bankrupts' property in mortgagee - property disclaimed by trustee in bankruptcy - mortgagee seeks to utilise powers as if mortgagee in possession - just and equitable that property be vested in mortgagee
Judge: Jackson J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 15 Oct 2021:
Some thoughts about proof in competition cases
Delivered virtually at the 18th Annual Competition Law and Economics Workshop.
- 4 Mar 2021:
Courts, confidences and change in challenging circumstances
Delivered at the Quayside Chambers Oration, Perth Concert Hall, by Justice Banks-Smith.
- 12 Nov 2019:
Statutes and Equity
Paper presented at the Kenneth Sutton Lecture, by Chief Justice Allsop.
Form & Rules
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