The dispute over Oracle Corp.’s claim that it was offered Autonomy Corp. before the company’s acquisition by Hewlett-Packard Co. could have gone down as a he- said/he-said account, except for those PowerPoint slides.
Sony Corp., looking to shed units to focus on fewer products, hired Frank Quattrone’s Qatalyst Partners to explore a sale of its Gracenote audio-recognition software business, two people briefed on the matter said.
A federal jury will hear how much money accused insider trading mastermind and billionaire Raj Rajaratnam made and he won’t be allowed to question the government’s motives for prosecuting him, if the Justice Department gets its way.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP advised OAO Rosneft, which agreed to buy TNK-BP, a 50-50 venture between BP Plc and a group of billionaires, for $54.8 billion in the third-biggest oil acquisition ever. Linklaters LLP are principal legal advisers for BP.