On Verge of Sale, BlackBerry Getting Its Legal House in Order

BlackBerry’s preliminary $4.7 billion deal with Fairfax Financial to go private is still very much up in the air, but in the meantime the company is tying up some loose ends. This week, the smartphone company settled two drawn-out lawsuits in moves that appear to signal it wants to get its legal house in order, and that the company’s aggressive chief legal officer is softening his approach.

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