Mark Hurd asks to intervene in HP investor suit
The former Hewlett-Packard CEO has been fighting to keep sealed a document written by a former contractor whose sexual harassment allegations led to his ouster from the company.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd petitioned a Delaware court Tuesday, Bloomberg reported, to intervene in an HP shareholders' lawsuit over his .
It's the latest step in Hurd's ongoing attempt to keep a document sealed that reportedly contains former HP contractor Jodie Fisher's allegations of sexual harassment against him--the complaint that ultimately led to Hurd's departure. The plaintiff's side of the shareholder suit targeting HP has been seeking to make the eight-page document public.
Last week, a report surfaced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission wasby the company's board of directors, an inquiry centered on the claim that Hurd, who is now , had passed on information to Fisher about HP's pending acquisition of Electronic Data Systems.