Promote Your Attorney Profile on Law.net - Get Found / Earn More!
Trial Over AIG Government Bailout Begins Monday
Trial Over AIG Government Bailout Begins Monday
CVS Must Refund Thousands of Women After Illegally Charging for Birth Control
CVS Must Refund Thousands of Women After Illegally Charging for Birth ...
BP Argues It Overpaid Claims, Judge Says Too Bad
BP Argues It Overpaid Claims, Judge Says Too Bad
Butterfly Labs Shut Down by Federal Trade Commission’s Complaint
Butterfly Labs Shut Down by Federal Trade Commission’s Complaint
Job Listings

Former Autonomy Officials Being Sued by Hewlett-Packard

hewlett-packard

Former Autonomy Chief Financial Officer Sushovan Hussain will be sued by Hewlett-Packard Co., according to a report from Reuters.

Hussain tried to block the company’s settlement of three shareholder lawsuits regarding its purchase of the software company.

The settlement was reached on June 30 and shareholders agreed to end their efforts to force current and former officials from the company to pay damages in relation to its purchase of Autonomy.

What

 job title, keywords

Where

 city, state, zip



Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


One of the officials named in the settlement was Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman.

Despite this, the shareholders came to an agreement that would help HP go after other claims made against former officials from Autonomy, namely Hussain and former CEO Michael Lynch. They have denied any wrongdoing in the sale.

“The notion that (Hussain) should be permitted to intervene and challenge the substance of a settlement designed to protect the interests of the company he defrauded is ludicrous,” HP said in its court filing on Monday.

Hussain filed documents with the court in July, saying that the settlement is “collusive and unfair” if it is approved by a federal judge. He also said that the approval of the settlement would allow HP to “forever bury from disclosure the real reason for its 2012 write-down of Autonomy: HP’s own destruction of Autonomy’s success after the acquisition.”

Autonomy was purchased by HP in 2011 for $11.1 billion, but had its value written down by $8.8 billion just one year later. HP accused Autonomy officials of accounting fraud when this occurred.

Hewlett-Packard Suing Former Autonomy Officials by

Tagged: ,

Posted by on August 4, 2014. Filed under Business News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Senior Paralegal with 5+ years' of experience
USA-MD-Baltimore

The Senior Paralegal will be part of the Investments Legal team within AEGON USA Investment Management, LLC (AUIM), a registered investment adviser regulated by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commissi...