Icahn Denies Lionsgate's Claims Over MGM Dealings

Law360, New York (November 2, 2010, 7:21 PM EDT) -- Carl Icahn has denied Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.'s accusations that he plotted to merge the studio with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. — but only after he had enough of a stake in both companies to maximize his own profits — claiming that he publicly disclosed the facts he stands accused of concealing.

In an opposition to Lionsgate's bid for expedited discovery filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, attorneys for the billionaire investor called Lionsgate's suit alleging that Icahn violated federal...
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