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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

  • 1 Mar 2024: Fidge v Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd [2024] FCA 161
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - interlocutory applications for summary dismissal under s 31A(2) of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) and r 26.01(1)(a), (c) and (d) of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) - applicant alleges that the respondents' Covid-19 vaccines are, or contain, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and should have been…
    Judge: Rofe J
  • 1 Mar 2024: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Ultra Tune Australia Pty Ltd (No 3) [2024] FCA 156
    CONTEMPT OF COURT - where company has breached court orders to comply with Franchising Code and to ensure compliance officer reports to board or senior management - where company has plead guilty to four contempt of court charges - whether company used best endeavours to comply with orders - appropriate scaling up of fines for what would otherwise …
    Judge: Bromwich J
  • 29 Feb 2024: Four Air Leitchville Pty Ltd v Hurlad Pty Ltd [2024] FCA 167
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - pleadings - where multiple attempts made to propose new pleading - where directions made at interlocutory hearing regarding form of pleading - whether applicant complied with those directions - leave granted
    Judge: Button J

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