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:
- 17 Oct 2017:
Climate Change Technologies Pty Ltd v Golden Cowrie Holdings Pty Ltd (Trustee)  FCA 1226
COSTS - review of a Registrar's decision concerning costs of an application to set aside a statutory demand - Court's discretion to award costs under s 43 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) - whether the application to set aside can be regarded as successful - whether conduct of litigation incurred unnecessary costs - applicant…
Judge: White J
- 17 Oct 2017:
Solar Shop Australia Pty Ltd (Receivers & Managers Appointed) (in liq) v Steele, in the matter of Solar Shop Australia Pty Ltd (Receivers & Managers Appointed) (in liq)  FCA 1219
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - consideration of an application by a cross-respondent seeking an order for summary judgment on a cross-claim made under r 26.01 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) - where, in the alternative, the cross-respondent seeks orders that certain allegations in the cross-claim be struck out under r 16.21 of the Rules - where…
Judge: Besanko J
- 12 Oct 2017:
Cobalt One Limited, in the matter of Cobalt One Limited  FCA 1228
CORPORATIONS - application for orders for the convening of a meeting to approve a scheme of arrangement under s 411(1) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) - expert opinion was that the scheme of arrangement was not fair but was reasonable.
Judge: Siopis J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 1 Jun 2017:
Varying funding agreements and freedom of contract: Some observations
Presented to IMF Bentham Class Actions Research Initiative with UNSW Law: 'Resolving Class Actions Effectively and Fairly' by Justice Lee
- 29 Mar 2017:
Rules and Values in Law: Greek Philosophy; The Limits of Text; Restitution; and Neuroscience - Anything in Common?
First given as a lecture at a seminar of the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association - Queensland Chapter at Brisbane on 29 March 2017.
- 10 Oct 2016:
Issues in recognition and enforcement of foreign insolvency judgments - An Australian perspective
Delivered to the Judicial Insolvency Network Conference, Singapore by Justice Perram.
Form & Rules
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