First Reports From the SCO Bankruptcy Hearing
Jul 27, 2009, 21:02 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Ralph Yarro has apparently offered $200,000 of his own funds to
underwrite any losses in the next month. There is a proposed
amendment just signed last night.
"IBM calmly says they only opposed because of what they learned
in discovery. It sounds from the notes I'm getting that Cravath's
David Marriott is there. Novell is more blunt: you should not trust
this management. The U.S. Trustee's Office suggests either Ch. 7 or
a trustee to handle things in 11 instead of this management. I
think that's a clue they don't trust management either.
"They are in recess so everyone can read the amendment and the
declarations of the witnesses about to take the stand. Then will
come the three SCO witnesses, SCO General Counsel Ryan Tibbits, COO
Jeff Hunsaker, and the temp CFO, Ken Nielson.
"And here's the amendment, which says it was dated and effective
as of July 24, which would be last Friday, not last night:"