RIM Investor Fraud Suit Hinges On Tablet Statements

Law360, New York (October 25, 2012, 4:57 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge said Thursday that plaintiffs in a consolidated putative class action accusing Research In Motion Ltd. of misleading investors about its aging product line may only have a case regarding alleged misstatements about RIM's tablet, the BlackBerry Playbook.

U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan hinted at a hearing that he was doubtful about fraud allegations regarding RIM’s smartphones and operating system, but said the company’s March 2011 conference call about the competitive prospects of the Playbook may be sufficient for the case to...
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