Monday, June 20, 2011

RIM: What Did You Know and When Did You Know It? | Monday Note

Check the link below for a stark RIM reality check by Jean-Louis Gassée

You’re under oath. The opposing attorney asks you: What did you know and when did you know it? Big Trouble. The legal eagle already knows the answer, that’s the basic rule: Only ask questions you know the answers to. You’re about to incriminate yourself.

This is what Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, RIM co-CEOs, are likely to face. They’ve been in legal jeopardy before: In 2009, they paid hefty penalties for backdating stock-options. But that’s nothing compared to what awaits them after RIM’s 21% share price drop on Friday, June 17th.

RIM: What Did You Know and When Did You Know It? | Monday Note

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