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    How to handle an unpredictable CEO like Elon Musk


    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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    New compromise in SEC, Elon Musk battle


    A new proposal to combat Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s bad behavior has some at the SEC shaking their heads after Musk breached last year’s SEC agreement.

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    Tesla to phase out four board members


    Tesla disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that four of its directors eventually will be phased out, reducing the size of its board to seven.

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


    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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    Tesla names new chief accounting officer


    Electric car maker Tesla disclosed in a March 13 securities filing that it has appointed Vaibhav Taneja as chief accounting officer, adding to the company’s long list of sudden executive departures and appointments.

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    SEC says Musk disregarded terms of Tesla settlement


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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.