Trial Date Set For Icahn, Lionsgate Takeover Row

Law360, New York (May 5, 2011, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday scheduled a jury trial for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.'s suit accusing billionaire investor Carl C. Icahn of engaging in unfair tactics in his pursuit of the studio through a tender offer.

Judge Harold Baer Jr. filed an order putting the case on track for trial in May 2012 following a closed-door conference in Manhattan federal court.

While some of the claims have been thrown out, there are still allegations that Icahn offered too generous a deal to snap up...
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