CA was denied a chance by a federal judge to try to force company founder Charles Wang to be liable for the costs of the $2.2 billion accounting scandal at the software company.

According to a report in Newsday, U.S. District Judge Thomas Platt blamed the company, formerly known as Computer Associates, for not trying three years ago to alter a 2003 shareholder settlement agreement that protected Wang and several other former executives from a lawsuit.

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