Settlements and scuffles
Microsoft's general counsel retires, ending an era. Granted, what's left to do in the landmark antitrust battle? Settlement agreements have been cut as critics have protested; one deal could give Microsoft a leg up in the education market. The EU, however, is still hot on the case.
Microsoft's lead lawyer retires
General Counsel Bill Neukom, who in recent years emerged as one of the key players in the software giant's antitrust battle, is retiring after 22 years with the company.
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