DoJ, Oracle Ready Technical Tutorials for Trial Judge
The presentations are a lead in to the June trial as the Justice Department seeks an injunction to block Oracle's hostile takeover bid of rival PeopleSoft.The judge overseeing the U.S. Department of Justices antitrust suit against Oracle Corp. will get a lesson in enterprise resource planning technology later this month. Both the Justice Department and Oracle are readying technical presentations to present to the court on May 21st. The presentations are a lead in to the June 7 trial brought by the Justice Department as it seeks a federal injunction to block Oracles $9.4 billion hostile takeover bid of rival PeopleSoft Inc. During the technical discussions, each side will have two hours to present its view about the ERP software industry and the products involved.
The court ruled earlier in the proceedings that both sides should disclose an outline of their presentation by next Wednesday, and have the final versions available for the opposing side to view by May 19, according to a spokeswoman at the Justice Department.