Wipro pays $75 million to settle lawsuit with National Grid US

Vastavam web: Indian IT firm Wipro today said it has settled a lawsuit with National Grid US for USD 75 million and formalities for withdrawal of the lawsuit are expected to be completed shortly.”Wipro Limited has effected a settlement for the release of all claims under the lawsuit with National Grid US and a stipulation of discontinuance of the lawsuit has been filed in the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York,” Wipro today said in a regulatory filing.

National Grid US had sued Wipro in 2017 seeking damages amounting to USD 140 million plus additional costs related to an enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation project.The formalities for withdrawal of the lawsuit are expected to be completed shortly, the IT firm said.”National Grid has been a valued customer of Wipro for over a decade and both organisations have had a mutually beneficial relationship over the years. We believe that this settlement will be commercially beneficial for us and will help us remain focused on growth,” the filing said.