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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

  • 12 Aug 2020: Wong (Trustee), in the matter of Mackellar (Bankrupt) v Mackellar [2020] FCA 1151
    BANKRUPTCY - application for recognition of a foreign proceeding as a foreign main proceeding or foreign non-main proceeding pursuant to the Cross-Border Insolvency Act 2008 (Cth) and the Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law - Hong Kong proceedings - respondent filed no evidence in…
    Judge: Derrington J
  • 11 Aug 2020: Quinn v O'Rourke, in the matter of O'Rourke (No 2) [2020] FCA 1156
    BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY - application for sequestration order - where respondent contends that service of bankruptcy notice not effected - where service effected to last known address and/or email address - application for sequestration order granted
    Judge: Gleeson J
  • 11 Aug 2020: Auken Animal Husbandry Pty Ltd v 3RD Solution Investment Pty Ltd [2020] FCA 1153
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - where eight of the applicant's witnesses are resident in China - where travel from China is prevented due to SARS-CoV-2 pandemic - whether in the interests of the administration of justice to allow evidence to be given by overseas witnesses through video link - whether Chinese Civil Procedure Law prevents witnesses giving…
    Judge: Stewart J

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