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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

  • 22 Oct 2021: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v AA Machinery Pty Ltd [2021] 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) [2021] 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 [2021] 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

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