Autonomy founder Mike Lynch. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Hewlett-Packard was “aggressive” in its efforts to protect former chief executive Meg Whitman after its $11 billion (€9.8 billion) acquisition of Brit(...)

Entrepreneur Mike Lynch denies all the allegations. Photograph: Reuters

Executives at the British software company Autonomy mischaracterised revenues from clients including Tottenham Hotspur, the Serious Fraud Office and t(...)

Mike Lynch, former chief executive officer of Autonomy  arrives for a court hearing at The Rolls Building in London on Monday.

Mike Lynch, the founder of the software group Autonomy, was a “controlling and demanding individual” of whom it was inconceivable that he was unaware (...)

Autonomy was the UK’s second-largest software business when Hewlett-Packard acquired it. Photograph: David Paul Morris/ Bloomberg

The former chief financial officer of Autonomy was ordered to disclose details about his financial dealings with Irish-born Michael Lynch, the company(...)

Autonomy was sold to Hewlett-Packard for $11 billion in 2011

Britain’s accountancy watchdog has filed formal complaints against the auditors and two former finance executives of Autonomy, the software business t(...)

The former chief financial officer of Autonomy was found guilty of orchestrating an accounting fraud to arrive at the $10.3 billion price Hewlett-Pack(...)

Mike Lynch: founder of Autonomy Corp. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Hewlett-Packard overpaid for UK software company Autonomy by at least $5 billion after its founder Mike Lynch led a “systematic” effort to “artificial(...)

Hewlett-Packard has maintained that before it agreed to buy the Cambridge, England-based software company for $10 billion in 2011, Mr Lynch and other managers gave an overly optimistic representation of its financial health.

Hewlett-Packard escalated its more than two-year-old battle with Michael Lynch, suing the Autonomy co-founder, as well as a former chief financial off(...)

Mike Lynch: said he intended to launch legal action against HP for “false and negligent statements” made by the US company. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is suing Autonomy’s co-founder Mike Lynch, seeking damages of $5.1 billion (€4.7 billion), over an alleged fraud that occurred d(...)

HP released a number of documents in a court filing in California on Friday expanding on its argument that Autonomy’s executives concocted deals to fraudulently attempt to inflate its value before its $11 billion acquisition by the US group.

The war of words between Hewlett-Packard and former members of Autonomy’s management team continued yesterday after the US technology group set out it(...)