Full Court Minute Books

Case M73/2012

Director of Public Prosecutions (Cth) v. JM

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

14/06/2012 Supreme Court of Victoria (Court of Appeal) (Warren CJ, Nettle & Hansen JJA)

[2012] VSCA 21


Criminal law – Market manipulation – Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), s 1041A – Transaction alleged to have or likely to have effect of creating artificial price for shares on ASX – Meaning of 'artificial price' in s 1041 of the Corporations Act – Whether meaning of 'artificial price' informed by equivalent US jurisprudential conceptions of 'cornering' and 'squeezing'.

Short Particulars


20/07/2012 Application for special leave to appeal

14/12/2012 Hearing (SLA, Melbourne)

21/12/2012 Notice of Constitutional Matter

25/01/2013 Written submissions (Applicant)

31/01/2013 Amended Chronology (Applicant)

25/01/2013 Written submissions (Respondent's on Cross Appeal)

25/01/2013 Chronology (Respondent's on Cross Appeal)

15/02/2013 Written submissions (Respondent)

15/02/2013 Written submissions (Applicant's on Cross Appeal)

01/03/2013 Written submissions (Attorney-General for the State of Victoria intervening)

08/03/2013 Reply (Applicant)

08/03/2013 Reply (Respondent's on Cross Appeal)

07/05/2013 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra)

08/05/2013 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra)

27/06/2013 Judgment (Judgment summary)