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 Mar 2017:
Kreab Gavin Anderson (Australia) Ltd, in the matter of Kreab Gavin Anderson (Australia) Ltd (No 2)  FCA 313
CORPORATIONS - application for winding up of a Part 5.7 body
Judge: Yates J
- 24 Mar 2017:
Oreb v Australian Securities and Investments Commission (No 2)  FCAFC 49
CORPORATIONS - appeal from a decision denying judicial review - meaning of the phrase "each of the corporations was wound up" in s 206F(1)(a)(ii) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) - whether s 206F(1)(a)(ii) requires that a liquidator's report under s 533(1) of the Act be lodged while the relevant person was an officer of the relevant corporation…
Judge: Rares, Davies and Gleeson JJ
- 23 Mar 2017:
Royal v El Ali (No 4)  FCA 299
CORPORATIONS - application by the liquidator for Court approval of a compromise of a debt pursuant to s 477(2A) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) - whether there is a debt for the purpose of s 477(2A) - whether liquidator had the power to enter into the deed of compromise PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application by defendant for stay of orders…
Judge: Davies J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 10 Oct 2016:
Issues in recognition and enforcement of foreign insolvency judgments - An Australian perspective
Delivered to the Judicial Insolvency Network Conference, Singapore by Justice Perram.
- 16 Sep 2016:
Application of the Australian Consumer Law to Government Commercial Activities
Paper delivered by Justice Griffiths at Commercial Law and Government Conference.
- 7 Sep 2016:
Opening Remarks: “Barwick, bankruptcy and the human dimension"
Delivered to the International Personal Insolvency Conference 2016, by Justice Greenwood.
Form & Rules
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