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 Hewlett-Packard Investigation News
  • HP to Pays $14.5M to Settle Pretexting Lawsuit (Dec. 7, 2006)
  • HP Expected to Settle Pretexting Lawsuit (Dec. 7, 2006)
  • Reports: California Attorney General To Charge HP Insiders in Spy Probe (Oct. 4, 2006)
  • HP Whistleblower Issued Early Warning(Sep 29, 2006)
  • HP General Counsel Ann Baskins Resigns from Company Amid Spying Scandal (Sep 28, 2006)
  • House Panel Subpoenas 3 in HP Scandal (Sep 26, 2006)
  • HP Stock Off on Hurd Role in Spy Program (Sep 21, 2006)
  • Reports: HP Chief Had Role in Leak Probe (Sep 21, 2006)
  • HP Considered Spies in Newsrooms (Sep 20, 2006)
  • HP Execs to Testify Before House Panel (Sep 19, 2006)
  • Shareholder Lawsuit Filed (Sep 15, 2006)
  • Chairwoman to Resign (September 12, 2006)
  • HP Chairwoman Says Several Board Members Want Her to Stay Despite Probe (Sep 8, 2006)
  • California AG: Charges Likely in HP Scandal (Sep 8, 2006)
  •  Lawyers
  • William Lockyer, California’s Attorney General
  • HP’s In-House Legal Dept. at the company’s Palo Alto, CA headquarters
  • Larry W. Sonsini of Palo Alto, CA law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and outside counsel to HP
  • Evan Chesler of Cravath Swaine & Moore, LLP representing Larry Sonsini
  • Michael J. Holston, Attorney at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP retained by HP on Sept. 8, 2006.
  • James Brosnahan, Attorney at Morrison & Foerster, LLP representing former HP CEO Patricia C. Dunn
  • Cristina Arguedas, Attorney at Arguedas, Cassman & Headley, LLP, representing former HP General Counsel Ann Baskins
  • Michael Pancer represents Kevin Hunsacker, HP’s former Ethics Director and Senior Counsel
  • Reginald Brown represents former longtime HP board member George Keyworth
  •  Commentary
  • Boardroom Hijinks May Lead to Serious Liability: The Recent Hewlett-Packard Pretexting Scandal and its Legal Implications by Anita Ramasastry
  • (Sep 14, 2006)
  • Hewlett-Packard's Troubling Attempt to use the DMCA In The Computer Security Context by Brad Levang.
  • (Aug 14, 2002)
  • The Hewlett-Packard/Compaq Mega-Merger: How The Court Ignored The Psychological Reality Of Over-Optimistic CEOs by James Fanto. (May 14, 2002)
  • Articles
  • What is Pretexting? from FindLaw Legal Technology Center.
  • Pretexting: Your Personal Information Revealed from the Federal Trade Commission
  • Video
  • House Energy & Commerce Subcmte. Hearing on Hewlett-Packard Pretexting - Part One from C-SPAN.
  • Documents
    Legal Documents and Congressional Hearing Testimony:
  •   Final Judgment and Permanent Injunction Calif. v.Hewlett-Packard [PDF] (Dec. 7, 2006)
  •   Stipulation for Entry of Final Judgment and Permanent Injunction Calif. v.Hewlett-Packard [PDF] (Dec. 7, 2006)
  •   Felony Civil Complaint Calif. v.Hewlett-Packard [PDF] (Dec. 7, 2006)
  • Felony Complaint Calif. v. Dunn, et al. [HTML] (Oct. 4, 2006)
  • Affidavit in Support of Arrest Warrants Calif. v. Dunn, et al. Partially redacted by FindLaw [PDF] (Oct. 4, 2006)
  • Testimony of Mark Hurd, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Hewlett-Packard, before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce [PDF] (Sept. 28, 2006)
  • Testimony of Fred Adler, HP’s IT Security Investigations, before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce [PDF] (Sept. 28, 2006)
  • Testimony of Patricia Dunn, HP’s Former Chairman of the Board, before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce [PDF] (Sept. 28, 2006)
  • Testimony of Larry Sonsini, Outside Counsel to HP, before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce [PDF] (Sept. 28, 2006)
  • Mark Hurd's Prepared Testimony [PDF] Sept. 28, 2006
  • Patricia Dunn's Prepared Testimony [PDF] Sept. 28, 2006
  • Opening Statement of U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas [PDF] Sept. 28, 2006

    SEC Filings:

  • Director Thomas J. Perkins Resigns (May 18, 2006)
  • Perkins Questions Methods, HP to Investigate Pretexting (August 31, 2006)
  • 1990 Incentive Stock Plan - Hewlett-Packard Co.
  • 1995 Incentive Stock Plan - Hewlett-Packard Co. (Jun 30, 2000)
  • Agreement and Plan of Reorganization - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Compaq Computer Co. (Sep 4, 2001)
  • Bylaws - Hewlett-Packard Co. (Feb 11, 1998)
  • Certificate of Incorporation - Hewlett-Packard Co. (Feb 11, 1998)
  • Employment Agreement - Compaq Computer Corp. and Michael D. Capellas (Dec 26, 2001)
  • Employment Agreement - Compaq Computer Corp. and Michael D. Capellas (Oct 20, 2000)
  • Employment Agreement - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Carleton S. Fiorina (Jul 17, 1999)
  • Employment Agreement - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Robert P. Wayman (May 20, 1999)
  • Executive Deferred Compensation Plan - Hewlett-Packard Co. (Nov 1, 2000)
  • Executive Officers Severance Agreement - Compaq Computer Corp.
  • Executive Pay-For-Results Plan - Hewlett-Packard Co. (Nov 1, 2000)
  • Executive Severance Agreement - Compaq Computer Corp. (Sep 17, 2001)
  • Executive Transition Program
  • Executive Transition Program General Waiver, Release and Agreement - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Carolyn Ticknor (Feb 13, 2001)
  • Host Reservation Services Agreement - Open Skies Inc. and New Air Corp. (Jul 15, 1999)
  • Incentive Compensation Plan Stock Option Agreement (Non-Qualified) - Hewlett-Packard Co.
  • Incentive Stock Plan Stock Option Agreement (Non-Qualified) - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Carleton S. Fiorina (Jul 17, 1999)
  • Indemnity Agreement - Compaq Computer Corp.
  • Master Real Estate Agreement - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Agilent Technologies Inc.
  • Master Separation and Distribution Agreement - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Agilent Technologies Inc. (Aug 12, 1999)
  • Master Services Agreement - Linuxcare Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co. (Jan 6, 2000)
  • Master Technology Ownership and License Agreement - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Agilent Technologies Inc.
  • Officers Early Retirement Plan - Hewlett-Packard Co. (Dec 1, 1996)
  • Pay-For-Results Short-Term Bonus Plan - Hewlett-Packard Co. (Nov 1, 2000)
  • Preferred Stock Rights Agreement - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Computershare Investor Services LLC (Aug 31, 2001)
  • Promissory Note - Compaq Computer Corp. and Michael D. Capellas (Oct 20, 2000)
  • Promissory Note - Compaq Computer Corp. and Michael D. Capellas (Jul 22, 1999)
  • Registration Rights Agreement - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Merrill Lynch & Co. (Oct 14, 1997)
  • Restricted Stock Agreement - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Carleton S. Fiorina (Jul 17, 1999)
  • Restricted Stock Unit Agreement - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Carleton S. Fiorina (Jul 17, 1999)
  • Security Agreement - Compaq Computer Corp. and Michael D. Capellas (Oct 20, 2000)
  • Software License Agreement - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Lynx Real-Time Systems Inc. (Dec 4, 1998)
  • Transition Agreement - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Lewis E. Platt (May 20, 1999)
  • U.S. Agreement for Supplies Resellers - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Miami Computer Supply Inc.

  • Web Sites
  • FindLaw Message Boards - Securities Law
  • FindLaw Guide - Securities Law

  • U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce
  • Hewlett-Packard Corporation
  • Expanded Coverage of HP Scandal from San Jose Mercury News.
  • H-P's Boardroom Drama Special Coverage from News.com.
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