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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

  • 16 May 2022: Palladium Holdings Pty Limited, in the matter of Palladium Holdings Pty Limited (No 2) [2022] FCA 563
    CORPORATIONS - scheme of arrangement - second court hearing - order sought under s 411(4)(b) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) to approve scheme of arrangement - scheme approved
    Judge: Yates J
  • 13 May 2022: Pleash (Liquidator), in the matter of SFG Relocations Pty Ltd v Fourie [2022] FCA 552
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - interlocutory application for two main questions at trial to be determined separately - where questions are discrete and involve different defendants - order for separation of questions granted PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - interlocutory application for discovery in relation to books of company in liquidation - where…
    Judge: Stewart J
  • 13 May 2022: Holland v BT Securities Limited [2022] FCA 539
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - interlocutory application - application for discovery pursuant to r 20.13 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) - whether the making of the order sought will facilitate the just resolution of the proceedings as quickly, inexpensively and efficiently as possible - whether the order sought will require a party to discover…
    Judge: O'Sullivan J

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