In Jahani v Alfabs Mining Equipment Pty Ltd, in the matter of Delta Coal Mining Pty Limited (in liquidation) [2020] FCA 752, Stewart J considered the process for a liquidator to join multiple unrelated defendants to one set of ‘mothership’ unfair preference recovery proceedings in the Federal Court.

This decision confirms the approach to be taken for mothership proceedings in the Federal Court, and continues the trend of courts developing and applying a nationally consistent approach to mothership actions.

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