ServiceMesh Buyer Seeks Indicted Ex-CEO's Legal Fees

By Jeff Montgomery (October 17, 2017, 9:18 PM EDT) -- The company that bought cloud computing business ServiceMesh Inc. in 2013 asked Delaware's chancellor Tuesday for clearance to pursue millions in escrowed funds for legal fees paid for ServiceMesh's recently indicted ex-CEO.

Computer Sciences Corp. sought clearance for a summary judgment motion, which has already been opposed by attorneys for former CEO Eric Pulier as invalid.

Pulier and an Australian banker were hit with a 15-count federal indictment Sept. 27 for an alleged bribery and software sale-rigging scheme intended to qualify the former owners for a $98 million bonus payment for ServiceMesh, atop the initial $163.3 million cash price.

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