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. Olympus said Tuesday, Nov. 13 nearly 50 shareholders have filed a suit seeking 19.1 billion yen ($240 million) in compensation for their investment losses stemming from a massive accounting scandal. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

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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. Olympus said Tuesday, Nov. 13 nearly 50 shareholders have filed a suit seeking 19.1 billion yen ($240 million) in compensation for their investment losses stemming from a massive accounting scandal.  (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
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. Olympus said Tuesday, Nov. 13 nearly 50 shareholders have filed a suit seeking 19.1 billion yen ($240 million) in compensation for their investment losses stemming from a massive accounting scandal. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
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