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Elon Musk and SEC Make Deal: He’ll Have ‘Experienced Securities Lawyer’ Preapprove His Tweets

Elon Musk and the Securities and Exchange Commission have come to a settlement agreement over the Tesla CEO’s errant behavior on social media: All of Musk’s communication via social media, the company’s website, press releases, and investor calls must be preapproved by an “experienced securities lawyer.”

Musk got into trouble with the SEC earlier this year when he tweeted a projection about Tesla vehicle production that the agency considered to be misleading.

Business Insider reports that Musk must “implement mandatory procedures and controls” providing oversight of all of his communications regarding the company “made in any format.”

Read the Business Insider article.




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