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:
- 29 Sep 2020:
Kenquist Nominees Pty Limited ATF The Kenquist Superannuation Fund v Campbell (No 6)  FCA 1388
CORPORATIONS - representative proceeding - application for Court approval of proposed settlement - whether terms of proposed settlement fair and reasonable
Judge: McKerracher J
- 29 Sep 2020:
Habrok (Dalgaranga) Pty Ltd v Gascoyne Resources Ltd  FCA 1395
CORPORATIONS - gold mining group - insolvency - voluntary administration - deed of company arrangement - rival deeds of company arrangement - dual track process - inadequacy of sale process - recapitalisation - capital raising of $85 million - role of administrators - conflict of interest - relevance of work prior to administration - adequacy of…
Judge: Beach J
- 28 Sep 2020:
Sovereign Point Pty Ltd v Gu (No 2)  FCA 1377
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application to set aside default judgment - whether discretion under r 39.05 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) should be exercised - where no adequate explanation for default - where no adequate explanation for significant delay in bringing application to set aside default judgment - where applicant settled proceedings …
Judge: Davies 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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