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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:

Latest Judgments

  • 23 Aug 2019: All Options Pty Ltd v Flightdeck Geelong Pty Ltd (No 2) [2019] 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 [2019] 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) [2019] 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

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