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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

  • 27 May 2019: Weston, in the matter of the Bankrupt Estate of Joe Hanna [2019] 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 [2019] 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) [2019] 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

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