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'We've done it, we've wasted further time!' Judge raps HP over Mike Lynch court scrutiny

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HP have to do this, because it was either that or the board resign en masses for total incompetence.

By the time all the appeals are done, they'll have retired - so everything is fine.

It's not like they're going to get much in the way of compensation out of Lynch. It's possible they could squeeze a few hundred million out of him, but that's not going to make up for their claimed $8bn loss. Although a few hundred million here and a few hundred million there - and soon you're talking serious money.

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