Research In Motion Ltd., the troubled maker of the BlackBerry smartphone, is in talks to hire a financial adviser to help it weigh strategic options, according to four people with knowledge of the matter.
A former BP Plc worker taking part in its employee savings plan sued the U.K. oil company and a U.S. affiliate, claiming they wrongly kept declining depositary receipts in the plan portfolio after the Gulf of Mexico spill.
New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo is seeking to recover damages from Samsung Electronics Co. and other manufacturers accused of colluding to fix prices of the liquid-crystal displays used in televisions, computers and mobile phones.
Sharp Corp., Samsung Electronics Co., and six other makers of liquid crystal display panels used in computers and televisions agreed to pay $388 million to settle price-fixing claims by direct purchasers of the products.
Rambus Inc. ’s effort to force Nvidia Corp. to pay patent royalties on computer-graphics chips may hinge on a U.S. trade agency’s interpretation of a licensing agreement reached this year with Samsung Electronics Co.