HP Investor Appeals Denial Of Report On Hurd's Exit

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 6:09 PM EDT) -- A Hewlett Packard Co. shareholder on Tuesday appealed to the Delaware Supreme Court a ruling denying him access to a confidential report detailing Covington & Burling LLP’s investigation into sexual harassment allegations that prompted former HP CEO Mark Hurd’s departure.

Shareholder Ernesto Espinoza requested the Covington report as part of a Delaware state court lawsuit seeking to inspect HP’s records to determine whether its board acted properly in allowing Hurd to resign rather than firing him for cause after the law firm determined that Hurd had...
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