Judge finds Tesla CEO Elon Musk in ‘clear violation’ of gag order

Musk and SEC given two weeks to work out an agreement about the billionaire’s social media posts as share price falls 8%The Tesla billionaire Elon Musk is in “clear violation” of a gag order issued by the US’s top financial watchdog after Musk inaccura…

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Elon Musk’s SEC spat over Twitter gets sillier by the day | Nils Pratley

Why does the Tesla founder find it so hard to stop tweeting despite a court order?Another day, another instalment in Elon Musk’s entertaining – but very silly – fight with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, possibly the world’s most powerful fi…

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Elon Musk says $40m tweet was ‘worth it’ after being fined

Musk and Tesla fined $20m each for misleading investors over privatisation plansElon Musk, the billionaire chief executive of Tesla, has said the tweet that cost him and the company $20m (£16m) each in fines by the US Securities and Exchange Commission…

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Trump pushes for SEC to end quarterly earnings reports

President feels switching to twice-yearly disclosure of accounts would boost businessDonald Trump has told the US securities regulator to consider abandoning quarterly reporting – a practice criticised as too short-term by some businesses on both sides…

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Tesla directors say they knew of Elon Musk’s surprise plan to go private

Statement from board members suggests Musk’s tweets – which prompted surge in price – were less spontaneous than imaginedTesla directors have said they knew about Elon Musk’s surprise proposal to privatise the money-losing car maker before he tweeted a…

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