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:
- 24 Apr 2018:
Sexpo Pty Ltd v Collective Shout Limited  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)  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)  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
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 16 Apr 2018:
Commercial and investor-state arbitration: The importance of recognising their differences
Opening Keynote Address at the ICCA Congress 2018, Sydney by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 22 Feb 2018:
The common law and competition law
Presented at the Bannerman Competition Lecture, by Justice Jagot.
- 29 Nov 2017:
The personal property securities legislation - Experiences from Australia and New Zealand
Presented at the Personal Property Securities Act Workshop, Papua New Guinea, by Justice Collier
Form & Rules
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