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:
- 23 Aug 2019:
All Options Pty Ltd v Flightdeck Geelong Pty Ltd (No 2)  FCA 1344
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - where respondent was deregistered prior to the trial - where the deregistration was not disclosed to the Court - where deregistration was discovered after publication of reasons - where respondent was reinstated after publication of reasons - whether appropriate for the Court to order relief against the respondent on the…
Judge: Steward J
- 23 Aug 2019:
Hoskin v Robert Balzola & Associates (Legal) Pty Ltd  FCA 1353
BANKRUPTCY - application for an extension of time to bring an appeal against orders of the Federal Circuit Court - whether denial of procedural fairness - whether primary judge failed to give adequate reasons - whether failure to exercise discretion to dismiss the proceeding on the basis that the debt was closely connected to an investigation by…
Judge: Bromwich J
- 22 Aug 2019:
Kelly, in the matter of Halifax Investment Services Pty Ltd (in liquidation) (No 5)  FCA 1341
CORPORATIONS - application for letter of request - whether Court has power to issue a letter of request under s 581 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) - liquidator considers funds held on trust constitute deficient mixed fund - funds located in Australia and New Zealand - prospective respondents and all issues not yet identified - application…
Judge: Gleeson J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 28 Jun 2019:
Case management & insolvency: matching rhetoric & reality
Justice Lee details the development of active case management in both Australia and overseas and discusses how the increased emphasis placed on the use of referees and referee reports as a ‘case management tool’ identifies a need for insolvency
- 10 May 2019:
Judicial cooperation in cross-border insolvency
Presented at the UNCCA Fifth Annual May Seminar, Canberra, by Justice Gleeson
- 10 Apr 2019:
The repeal of s 51(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)
Address by Justice O'Bryan at the LESANZ Breakfast Meeting.
Form & Rules
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