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What Tesla Really Needs, SEC Says, Is an ‘Experienced’ Lawyer

Of the all fixes the SEC wants Tesla Inc. to make in the wake of Elon Musk’s now-infamous tweet, one stands out for its novelty: “An experienced securities lawyer” to review all social media communications by the company’s senior officers, reports Bloomberg Law.

“In resolving its fraud claims against Tesla and Musk, the Securities and Exchange Commission specified in the fine print of its settlement proposal that the lawyer hired or designated to vet tweets must have qualifications that’“are not unacceptable to the staff,’” writes reporter Peter Blumberg.

The head of the legal department now is a lawyer who represented Musk through two divorces, Todd Maron.

Read the Bloomberg Law article.




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