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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

  • 19 Oct 2018: Coshott v Prentice [2018] FCAFC 179
    BANKRUPTCY - appeals from decision of single judge of Federal Court of Australia to dismiss applications to set aside appellants' bankruptcy notices - where bankruptcy notices issued as appellants failed to pay debts arising from taxation of costs certificate issued against them in related proceeding - where appellants argued that notices should…
    Judge: Kerr, Farrell and Gleeson JJ
  • 19 Oct 2018: Lane (Trustee), in the matter of Lee (Bankrupt) v Commissioner of Taxation (No 3) [2018] FCA 1572
    BANKRUPCY AND INSOLVENCY - property available to meet creditors' claims - trustee had exercised right of exoneration to discharge taxation liability - payment void under s 122 of the Bankruptcy Act - money received by Bankruptcy Trustees subject to trust obligations
    Judge: Derrington J
  • 18 Oct 2018: Hayes v Spyrou, in the matter of Company Company Pty Ltd (in liq) [2018] FCA 1570
    CORPORATIONS - application by a liquidator to wind up a company in insolvency pursuant to s 459A of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) - company previously wound up voluntarily pursuant to s 491(1) of the Corporations Act - winding up in insolvency necessary for liquidator to bring an action under s 588FJ of the Corporations Act - application not…
    Judge: Farrell J

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