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    How to handle an unpredictable CEO like Elon Musk

    2019-06-04T15:28:00Z

    There are activist CEOs and rogue CEOs. And then there’s Elon Musk, whose name came up quite often in a Compliance Week panel discussion about what to do when a leader goes off the rails.

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    SEC’s Twitter war with Elon Musk escalates with contempt claims

    2019-03-19T19:41:00Z

    The SEC made its final pitch to a federal court that Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk should be held in contempt of a previous order and settlement over what it says is unrepentant tweeting.

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    SEC says Musk disregarded terms of Tesla settlement

    2019-02-26T12:30:00Z

    The SEC is asking a federal judge to decide whether Elon Musk, founder and CEO of  Tesla, violated the terms of a recent consent agreement and should be held in contempt of court.

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    Tesla adds two new independent directors

    2018-12-28T10:45:00Z

    As part of a deal reached with the Securities and Exchange Commission in September, Tesla has added two new independent directors to its board: Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, global chief human resources officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance.

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    Top ethics and compliance failures of 2018

    2018-12-17T12:30:00Z

    The biggest ethics and compliance failures of 2018 feature some big names, such as Wells Fargo, Danske Bank, and Tesla, and highlight some key lessons for compliance officers.

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    Tesla names new chairman of the board

    2018-11-08T12:45:00Z

    Tesla has named a new chairman of the board, Robyn Denholm, to replace founder and CEO Elon Musk. She takes on the post after serving as CFO for Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications company.

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    Legal, governance challenges persist for Tesla

    2018-11-07T01:00:00Z

    Having finalized a settlement with the SEC, Tesla now faces new controversies as the Justice Department and disgruntled investors take aim at the company and its mercurial founder.

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    Musk mocks SEC on Twitter

    2018-10-05T11:30:00Z

    Within days of reaching a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission over what it says was “false and misleading” information delivered to investors via Twitter, Tesla founder Elon Musk is back online and taunting the regulator.

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    Three compliance lessons from Elon Musk’s SEC deal

    2018-10-01T16:45:00Z

    Elon Musk, Tesla, and the SEC have agreed upon a settlement to resolve potential securities fraud perpetrated by an August tweet. Important lessons and reminders for compliance officers rise to the surface of that document.

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    SEC targets Musk for ‘misleading’ Tesla tweets

    2018-09-27T18:30:00Z

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing Tesla for online comments made last month by founder Elon Musk about possibly taking the publicly traded company private, and is seeking to oust Musk as CEO.