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:
- 27 May 2019:
Weston, in the matter of the Bankrupt Estate of Joe Hanna  FCA 764
BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY - interim application for discharge of examination summonses pursuant to r 6.11 and r 6.16 of the Federal Court (Bankruptcy) Rules 2016 (Cth) - where first applicant's discharge from bankruptcy and earlier production of documents not disclosed in application for summons for examination (Summons Application) - where…
Judge: Markovic J
- 24 May 2019:
Dalby Bio-Refinery Ltd v Allianz Australia Insurance Limited  FCAFC 85
INSURANCE - where damage found to stockpiles of dry distillers' grain and solubles - construction of perils exclusion clause in industrial special risks insurance policy - whether 'heating" in exclusion clause qualified by the word "spontaneous" - interpretation of the phrase "spontaneous heating" - whether explanation required for cause of…
Judge: Griffiths J
- 24 May 2019:
Healthscope Limited, in the matter of Healthscope Limited (No 2)  FCA 759
CORPORATIONS - members' scheme of arrangement - second court hearing - conditions precedent to scheme -approval of scheme under s 411(4)(b) of Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) - relevance of ss 411(17)(a) and (b), Chapter 6 question - approval granted
Judge: Beach J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 1 Nov 2018:
Opening address at the AILA National Conference
Presented at the AILA National Conference in Perth by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 15 Oct 2018:
The role of law in international commercial arbitration
Paper presented at the CIArb Inaugural Annual Lecture, Melbourne, by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 21 Sep 2018:
The rise of the international commercial court
Presented at the 2018 Hong Kong International Commercial Law Conference, by Justice Middleton.
Form & Rules
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