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:
- 16 May 2022:
Palladium Holdings Pty Limited, in the matter of Palladium Holdings Pty Limited (No 2)  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  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  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
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 15 Oct 2021:
Some thoughts about proof in competition cases
Delivered virtually at the 18th Annual Competition Law and Economics Workshop.
- 4 Mar 2021:
Courts, confidences and change in challenging circumstances
Delivered at the Quayside Chambers Oration, Perth Concert Hall, by Justice Banks-Smith.
- 10 Jun 2020:
The changing manifestation of risk: Comments on innovation, unconscionability and the duty of utmost good faith
Delivered at the 2020 Geoff Masel Lecture, Sydney by Chief Justice Allsop.
Form & Rules
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