SGI Wins Approval To Limit Equity Trades

Law360, New York (June 1, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Less than a month after Silicon Graphics Inc. asked a bankruptcy court to limit large trades of its equity, the high-performance computer maker has won final court approval to do so in a bid it hopes will help to protect certain tax benefits.

Judge Allan L. Gropper of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court granted the bid this week, saying unrestricted trading of Silicon Graphics' stock could "severely limit” the company’s ability to use net operating loss carryforwards to offset future tax liabilities.

Now shareholders owning at least...
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