Attorneys whose recent deals and court battles have changed the shape of entertainment
Carl Icahn Lionsgate Lawsuit
After years of wrangling, Lionsgate and Carl Icahn have reached a peace accord, with the billionaire investor selling his 33% stake in the company.
The war between Lionsgate and Carl Icahn has escalated as part of a proxy fight for control of the minimajor.
The British Columbia Supreme Court has tossed out Carl Icahn's petition seeking to invalidate Lionsgate's $100 million debt-to-equity swap that reduced Icahn's stake to 33.5% from 38%.
It looks like Spider-Man will remain tied up in court for some time to come. Marvel Entertainment Group's trustee in bankruptcy has sued MGM, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Viacom Inc., seeking an…