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:
- 12 Aug 2020:
Wong (Trustee), in the matter of Mackellar (Bankrupt) v Mackellar  FCA 1151
BANKRUPTCY - application for recognition of a foreign proceeding as a foreign main proceeding or foreign non-main proceeding pursuant to the Cross-Border Insolvency Act 2008 (Cth) and the Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law - Hong Kong proceedings - respondent filed no evidence in…
Judge: Derrington J
- 11 Aug 2020:
Quinn v O'Rourke, in the matter of O'Rourke (No 2)  FCA 1156
BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY - application for sequestration order - where respondent contends that service of bankruptcy notice not effected - where service effected to last known address and/or email address - application for sequestration order granted
Judge: Gleeson J
- 11 Aug 2020:
Auken Animal Husbandry Pty Ltd v 3RD Solution Investment Pty Ltd  FCA 1153
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - where eight of the applicant's witnesses are resident in China - where travel from China is prevented due to SARS-CoV-2 pandemic - whether in the interests of the administration of justice to allow evidence to be given by overseas witnesses through video link - whether Chinese Civil Procedure Law prevents witnesses giving…
Judge: Stewart J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 12 Nov 2019:
Statutes and Equity
Paper presented at the Kenneth Sutton Lecture, by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 30 Oct 2019:
AILA National Conference 2019 - Opening Address
Presented at the AILA National Conference, Hobart, by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 19 Oct 2019:
Assessing the future: The challenge of running competition cases
Presented by Justice Middleton at the 17th Annual Competition Law and Economics Workshop, 'Competition law: The penicillin of public policy?'
Form & Rules
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