Icahn Fights To Scrap Lions Gate Takeover Suit

Law360, New York (April 7, 2011, 2:35 PM EDT) -- Carl Icahn on Wednesday urged a New York federal judge to reconsider a recent ruling that let Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. proceed with a lawsuit seeking to thwart Icahn’s plan to seize control of the studio.

Icahn asked Judge Harold Baer of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to revisit the March ruling and dismiss the one surviving claim in Lionsgate’s suit, which alleges that Icahn made an illegal side deal with investor Mark Cuban while his tender offer was pending....
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