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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

  • 30 Sep 2022: Algeri, in the matter of Royal Express Pty Ltd [2022] FCA 1169
    CORPORATIONS - application for issue of arrest warrant - failure to comply with summons to attend to be examined about the examinable affairs of a company in liquidation - whether to make orders for issue of arrest warrant
    Judge: McEvoy J
  • 30 Sep 2022: AFSH Nominees Pty Ltd v State of Western Australia [2022] FCA 1168
    CORPORATIONS - application by mortgagee under s 568F of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) for order vesting in its name a disclaimed residential property - where liquidator also purported to disclaim the 'mortgage agreement' between the company and the mortgagee - where liquidator elected to not appear and did not file a submitting appearance -…
    Judge: Colvin J
  • 29 Sep 2022: Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2022] FCA 1149
    CORPORATIONS - conflicted remuneration - application of ss 963A, 963E, 963L and 963K of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) to certain alleged benefits provided by the First Defendant (CBA) and the Second Defendant (CFSIL) (collectively, Defendants) - whether the alleged benefits relating to the distribution of a superannuation product were…
    Judge: Anderson J

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  • Besanko J
  • Middleton J
  • Lee J
  • Derrington J
  • Colvin J (ICA)
  • Stewart J (ICA)
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