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SCO Could Face Cash Crunch After Novell Trial

“Unix distributor SCO Group could be facing a serious cash and
asset shortage if it does not receive a favorable decision on one
of the few significant issues left to be decided in its
3-1/2-year-old legal battle with Novell over the Unix operating
system…

“The amount that SCO owes to Novell is now the primary focus of
the case as it moves toward a trial that’s slated to start on Sept.
17. SCO’s problem: It’s potentially on the hook for a sum that
exceeds its total cash and assets. A judge or jury, depending on
how the case is heard, will decide the final amount–barring a
settlement…”


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