Originally Posted by BCDave
Now if only Olympus wasn't (effectively) in bankruptcy and facing allegations of.... (etc)
Olympus is not in bankruptcy proceedings but they fouled up immensely. Fortunately they cleaned up few bad apples from the board including the chairman. Their stock is rebounding but still has a long way to get back to thirties level.
Sales of m43 in Japan for the first time exceeded Nikon and Canon DSLR sales. Olympus was one of the founders of m43 which is dominant in mirrorless sales. Sony had early entry as well and has great mirrorless product line. I would not be too negative about Olympus, their commercial optics and photographic product portfolio is excellent. I am not surprised that shareholders are upset; I would be too but hope that Olympus will regain its business strength; they do have engineering strength.
I would however be concern about Canon lateness to mirrorless field and underwhelming Nikon V/J - 1 entry.