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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

  • 24 Apr 2018: Sexpo Pty Ltd v Collective Shout Limited [2018] FCA 544
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for preliminary discovery under rule 7.23 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) - where the prospective applicant believed it had a right to obtain relief in a claim against the prospective respondent for misleading and deceptive conduct under section 18 of the Australian Consumer Law (Schedule 2 to the…
    Judge: Reeves J
  • 20 Apr 2018: Khatri and Lane (Trustees) v McDonald, in the matter of Wilkie (Bankrupt) [2018] FCA 543
    BANKRUPTCY - undervalued transactions - transfers that are void against bankruptcy trustees - s 120(1) of the Bankruptcy Act 1966 - equitable charge over real property - whether market value given for that charge - s 123 of the Bankruptcy Act 1966 - whether charge void against bankruptcy trustee such that sum received pursuant to charge formed…
    Judge: Logan J
  • 20 Apr 2018: GDK Projects Pty Ltd, in the matter of Umberto Pty Ltd (in liq) v Umberto Pty Ltd (in liq) [2018] FCA 541
    CORPORATIONS - winding up - creditors' voluntary winding up - application under s 90-15 of Div 90 of Sch 2 to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) to appoint special purpose liquidators - appointment of special purpose liquidators sought to investigate and prosecute claims arising from transactions with related companies - application granted.…
    Judge: Farrell J

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