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Musk Appeals Ruling That Upheld Securities Fraud Settlement

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is appealing a federal court ruling that upheld a securities fraud settlement over Musk’s tweets claiming that he had the funding to take Tesla private in 2018. Musk’s lawyer Alex Spiro filed a notice of appeal …

Elon Musk Sued for $258 Billion Over Alleged Dogecoin Pyramid Scheme

Elon Musk was sued for $258 billion on Thursday by a Dogecoin investor who accused him of running a pyramid scheme to support the cryptocurrency. In a complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan, plaintiff Keith Johnson accused Musk, electric …

Musk Says He May Drop Twitter Deal if Fake-Account Data Not Provided

Elon Musk warned Twitter Inc. on Monday that he might walk away from his $44 billion deal to acquire the social media company if it fails to provide the data on spam and fake accounts that he seeks. This was …

Musk Sued by Twitter Investors for Stock ‘Manipulation’ During Takeover Bid

Billionaire Elon Musk was sued by Twitter Inc .investors claiming he manipulated the company’s stock price downward, as the chief executive of electric carmaker Tesla Inc. mounts a $44 billion takeover bid for the social media platform. The investors said …

Do Claims Against Musk Raise a Legal Issue for His Companies and Twitter Deal?

A report saying Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk’s company SpaceX paid $250,000 to settle sexual harassment claims by a flight attendant on a private jet comes as he eyes a takeover of Twitter. Below is an overview of some of …

Tesla Bets It Can Bring Down Insurance Costs, Make Driving Safer

For more than six weeks now, the tech and finance industry has been riveted by Elon Musk’s pursuit of Twitter. The topic has sucked up tons of oxygen and contributed to Tesla shares sagging amid a broader market rout and …

Court Says Musk Recklessly Tweeted ‘Funding Secured’ for Taking Tesla Private

A court said that Elon Musk’s 2018 tweets that funding was secured to take Tesla private was inaccurate and reckless, saying “there was nothing concrete” about financing from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund at that time. The decision by U.S. …

Tesla, Echoing Musk, Says ESG Metrics Are ‘Fundamentally Flawed’

Tesla Inc., whose Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has criticized ESG for making little sense, said current ways of measuring environmental, social and governance issues are “fundamentally flawed.” In a 144-page annual report, the electric vehicle-maker said ESG ratings are …

Musk-Owned Twitter Will Have to Follow EU’s Rules: Commissioner

A top EU official doesn’t expect to have a problem with Elon Musk, who is pursuing a free-speech agenda in his takeover of Twitter Inc., so long as the billionaire follows the region’s content rules. European Commissioner Thierry Breton warned …

Musk Loses Bid to End SEC Agreement on Oversight of Tesla Tweets

A U.S. judge slammed Elon Musk for trying to escape a settlement with regulators requiring oversight of his Tesla Inc. tweets, saying the billionaire was “bemoaning” the 2018 deal now that he felt Tesla was “invincible.” The April 27 ruling …