Wall Street Journal: SEC Investigating Mark Hurd Over Sharing Inside Information

From the Wall Street Journal:

Federal regulators are investigating Mark Hurd’s departure from Hewlett-Packard Co., in a broad inquiry that includes claims the former chief executive shared inside information, people familiar with the matter said.

As part of the probe, the Securities and Exchange Commission is examining whether Mr. Hurd passed information about H-P’s $13.9 billion acquisition of technology-consulting company Electronic Data Systems Corp. to a former H-P contractor in 2008 before the deal was announced, the people familiar with the matter said. Full article

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