FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2012 file photo, newly-appointed President of Olympus Corp. Hiroyuki Sasa, left, speaks as his predecessor Shuichi Takayama, second left, and two outside directors of the company, Hiroshi Kuruma, second right, and Yasuo Hayashida, attend a press conference in Tokyo when the entire board of scandal-tainted Olympus resigned and the new president was tapped to lead a turnaround at the Japanese medical equipment maker. Sony and Olympus have agreed on a business alliance that will see Sony Corp. invest 50 billion yen ($640 million) for an 11 percent stake in the embattled medical equipment and camera company. Olympus has been on shaky ground after its British chief executive turned whistleblower and helped unearth a scandal involving a systematic cover-up of massive losses. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2012 file photo, newly-appointed President of Olympus Corp. Hiroyuki Sasa, left, speaks as his predecessor Shuichi Takayama, second left, and two outside directors of the company, Hiroshi Kuruma, second right, and Yasuo Hayashida, attend a press conference in Tokyo when the entire board of scandal-tainted Olympus resigned and the new president was tapped to lead a turnaround at the Japanese medical equipment maker. Sony and Olympus have agreed on a business alliance that will see Sony Corp. invest 50 billion yen ($640 million) for an 11 percent stake in the embattled medical equipment and camera company. Olympus has been on shaky ground after its British chief executive turned whistleblower and helped unearth a scandal involving a systematic cover-up of massive losses. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2012 file photo, newly-appointed President of Olympus Corp. Hiroyuki Sasa, left, speaks as his predecessor Shuichi Takayama, second left, and two outside directors of the company, Hiroshi Kuruma, second right, and Yasuo Hayashida, attend a press conference in Tokyo when the entire board of scandal-tainted Olympus resigned and the new president was tapped to lead a turnaround at the Japanese medical equipment maker. Sony and Olympus have agreed on a business alliance that will see Sony Corp. invest 50 billion yen ($640 million) for an 11 percent stake in the embattled medical equipment and camera company. Olympus has been on shaky ground after its British chief executive turned whistleblower and helped unearth a scandal involving a systematic cover-up of massive losses. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
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