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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

  • 17 Oct 2019: Bupa HI Pty Ltd v Chang [2019] FCAFC 180
    HEALTH LAW - proper interpretation and application of Medicare Benefits Schedule - claim by private health insurer under the Australian Consumer Law against ophthalmologist and his service company in respect of allegedly overpaid amounts - primary judge dismissed insurer's claim - appeal dismissed CONTRACT - whether insurer formed a "reasonable…
    Judge: Gleeson, O'Callaghan and Jackson JJ
  • 16 Oct 2019: Bonham as trustee for the Aucham Super Fund v Iluka Resources Ltd (Security for Costs) [2019] FCA 1693
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application to provide security for Respondent's future costs by providing deeds of indemnity issued by insurance or reinsurance companies - where quantum of future costs agreed during course of hearing - application to replace earlier sum paid into Court by way of security for Respondent's costs with deed of indemnity…
    Judge: Perram J
  • 16 Oct 2019: Commonwealth of Australia v Essendon Airport Pty Ltd (No 2) [2019] FCA 1694
    COSTS - whether costs should follow the event - where the Court did not wholly accept the submissions of either party - where it was claimed that the conduct of the successful party caused the unsuccessful party to incur additional costs - where the decision of the Court did not align with the valuation position put by either party - whether the…
    Judge: Steward J

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