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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

  • 18 Jan 2019: McKenzie v Cash Converters International Ltd (No 3) [2019] FCA 10
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for disqualification of judge on the basis of apprehended bias - whether hypothetical lay observer might apprehend that a settlement approval application pursuant to s 33V of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) might be determined otherwise than on its merits - disqualification application dismissed…
    Judge: Lee J
  • 17 Jan 2019: White, in the matter of Mossgreen Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) (No 6) [2019] FCA 17
    CORPORATIONS - application for direction pursuant to s 90-15 of Insolvency Practice Schedule (Corporations) - whether liquidators justified in treating monies as company assets - whether trust claims can be determined under s 90-15 - where direction opposed by unpaid vendors asserting trusts over monies
    Judge: Perram J
  • 17 Jan 2019: McVeigh v Retail Employees Superannuation Pty Ltd [2019] FCA 14
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for maximum costs order pursuant to r 40.51 of Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) - whether maximum costs order should be made - whether proceedings in public interest - whether application premature - where Applicant claims breaches of statutory and equitable duties of superannuation trustee regarding climate…
    Judge: Perram J

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