Icahn files suit to block Dell vote-scheduling changes

Carl Icahn is asking a court in Delaware to prevent any more scheduling changes that could favor Michael Dell's proposed buyout of the company he founded. The billionaire investor filed his suit in the hopes of forcing a vote on the acquisition proposal, which has been postponed twice, and of blocking changes to the way the board calculates the status of shareholders of record. Meanwhile, Serena Saitto writes that Dell's fate may end up being a decision made by the company's retail and smaller shareholders. "Every shareholder's vote counts, even the little ones," said Brian Quinn, a Boston College Law School professor.

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