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:
- 18 Jan 2019:
Australian Securities and Investments Commission v CFS Private Wealth Pty Ltd (No 2)  FCA 24
CORPORATIONS - application by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to wind up the three respondent companies on the just and equitable ground under s 461(1)(k) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the Act) - the relevant principles for such winding up orders - where one of those companies is deregistered, whether it should…
Judge: Reeves J
- 18 Jan 2019:
McKenzie v Cash Converters International Ltd (No 3)  FCA 10
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for disqualification of judge on the basis of apprehended bias - whether hypothetical lay observer might apprehend that a settlement approval application pursuant to s 33V of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) might be determined otherwise than on its merits - disqualification application dismissed…
Judge: Lee J
- 17 Jan 2019:
White, in the matter of Mossgreen Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) (No 6)  FCA 17
CORPORATIONS - application for direction pursuant to s 90-15 of Insolvency Practice Schedule (Corporations) - whether liquidators justified in treating monies as company assets - whether trust claims can be determined under s 90-15 - where direction opposed by unpaid vendors asserting trusts over monies
Judge: Perram J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 1 Nov 2018:
Opening address at the AILA National Conference
Presented at the AILA National Conference in Perth by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 15 Oct 2018:
The role of law in international commercial arbitration
Paper presented at the CIArb Inaugural Annual Lecture, Melbourne, by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 21 Sep 2018:
The rise of the international commercial court
Presented at the 2018 Hong Kong International Commercial Law Conference, by Justice Middleton.
Form & Rules
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