Oracle, US Can't Strike Down Relators' Sun Kickback Claims

Law360, New York (January 30, 2012, 6:35 PM EST) -- An Arkansas federal judge on Monday rebuffed the federal government and Sun Microsystems Inc.'s efforts to throw out two relators' defective pricing and kickback claims against the Oracle Corp. subsidiary and avoid sharing the government's settlement money with them or paying their attorneys' fees.

Though Oracle settled the claims a year ago by agreeing to pay the government $46 million, it was never agreed how much of that settlement amount the relators would receive. Prosecutors subsequently asked U.S. District Judge Billy Roy Wilson to drop the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Rille, et al v. Electronic Data, et al

Case Number



Arkansas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Billy Roy Wilson

Date Filed

September 17, 2004

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