Extract from Doug Austin's article "Hewlett-Packard/Autonomy Deal Results in More Indictments: eDiscovery Trends"
There continues to be more legal fallout from the Hewlett-Packard (HP) 2011 acquisition of Autonomy (which we covered here) and HP’s allegations that there were “serious accounting improprieties, disclosure failures and outright misrepresentations at Autonomy” before the acquisition (which forced HP to take an $8.8 billion charge in 2012. Then, earlier this year, former Autonomy CFO Sushovan Hussain was convicted of 16 counts of wire and securities fraud related to the $10.3 billion transaction. Now, more indictments have been handed down.
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