In the matter of Retail Adventures Pty Ltd (in liq) [2016] NSWSC

INSOLVENCY - recovery of unfair preferences - 18 defendants - joinder foreign and interstate parties object to joinder - common question of insolvency - different defences - good faith defence - contractual liens - application of foreign law of Hong Kong and China - joinder ordered  

SEPARATE QUESTION - order made for determination of separate question of insolvency 

COSTS - liquidators sought costs of joinder application - particulars of insolvency and case management directions served late - costs be plaintiffs costs in the cause

Dominique Hogan-Doran SC and Luke Chapman appear for Cargo Services Far East Ltd (Hong Kong) & CS Logistic Solutions Pty Ltd (Qld).