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:
- 29 May 2020:
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Pacific National Pty Limited (No 2)  FCAFC 98
COMPETITION - final orders - release of undertaking - costs
Judge: Middleton, Perram and O'Bryan JJ
- 29 May 2020:
BPESAM IV M Limited v DRA Global Limited  FCA 738
CORPORATIONS - selective share buy-back scheme - procedures in Div 2 of Pt 2J.1 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) - general duty to make full and fair disclosure to shareholders - duty under s 257D(2) to disclose all information material to the decision how to vote on the resolution - special resolution passed approving share buy-back scheme -…
Judge: McKerracher J
- 28 May 2020:
Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited  FCA 716
CONSUMER LAW - unfair contract terms within the meaning of s 12BG(1) of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) - where bank concedes impugned terms unfair - where parties seek declarations under ss 12BF, 12BG and 12GND, and variations of contract terms under s 12GNB of the Act - principles governing question of…
Judge: Gleeson J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 12 Nov 2019:
Statutes and Equity
Paper presented at the Kenneth Sutton Lecture, by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 30 Oct 2019:
AILA National Conference 2019 - Opening Address
Presented at the AILA National Conference, Hobart, by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 19 Oct 2019:
Assessing the future: The challenge of running competition cases
Presented by Justice Middleton at the 17th Annual Competition Law and Economics Workshop, 'Competition law: The penicillin of public policy?'
Form & Rules
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