Espinoza v. Hewlett-Packard Company, C.
A. No. 6000-VCP (Del. Ch. Mar. 17, 2011), read 70-page Court of
Chancery opinion here.
The background of this decision has been referenced in
the popular press for many months. It involves the former CEO of
Hewlett-Packard, Mark Hurd. In August 2010 he resigned...
Espinoza v. Hewlett Packard Co. (Espinoza II ),
C.A. No. 6000-VCP (Del. Ch. March 25, 2011)(oral ruling).
Although this matter started out as a § 220 suit, the
prior 70-page decision in this case was limited to the disclosure (or not) of a
letter that former HP CEO Mark Hurd sought, unsuccessfully...
No surprise. The first derivative suit against HP
and its board of directors was filed in the Central District of California.
Here's the complaint: Espinoza
v. Leo Apotheker et al . It was filed on Wednesday - before Apotheker
was fired. So it's more concerned with Apotheker's recent...
Doing something 'by the book' means more than following a
process. It means following that process during high stress times. One of the
things that I think gets missed when discussing compliance programs is the need
for rigor in the process. By this not only do I mean that your process needs...