Western Digital 8-K 2012
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Western Digital Corporation
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On January 23, 2012, a sole arbitrator in a confidential arbitration action in Minnesota awarded pre-award interest to Seagate Technology, LLC in the amount of $105.4 million in connection with the previously announced arbitration award of $525 million rendered against Western Digital Corporation (the "Company’) on November 18, 2011. The Company has filed a petition in the District Court of Hennepin County, Minnesota to have the final arbitration award vacated.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.