All Tesla articles – Page 2

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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.

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    Musk mocks SEC on Twitter


    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


    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


    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.

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    Tesla chief accounting officer splits after one month on the job


    Tesla has yet another person to add to its list of quick departures: After just one month of being on the job, Tesla’s chief accounting officer, Dave Morton, provided notice that he was resigning from Tesla, effective immediately.

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    Hot and getting hotter in Tesla’s kitchen


    The real discussion surrounding Tesla and the recent tweet from CEO Elon Musk is a much-needed debate about boards of directors.

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    Tweets and the SEC


    A tweet last week by Tesla founder Elon Musk that he was considering taking the company private at $420 per share raises an abundance of questions for the SEC. How will the agency respond?

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    The many compliance lessons of Tesla


    One simple tweet from Tesla’s outspoken founder speaks to volumes of compliance and regulatory concerns.

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    Tesla names new chief accounting officer


    Tesla on July 30 appointed Dave Morton as its new chief accounting officer.

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    What is a business relationship?


    The Man From FCPA ponders the FCPA considerations of electric-car company Tesla putting the squeeze on its suppliers by asking them to refund monies Tesla had paid to them, as far back as 2016.

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    Former Tesla employee files whistleblower tip to SEC


    A former Tesla employee, currently being sued by the company for allegedly hacking into proprietary systems, has made a formal whistleblower report to the SEC. Among the issues that may arise in the Commission’s consideration of the case are matters related to potential retaliation and pretaliation.

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    Tesla cryptically announces chief accounting officer departure


    In a strangely cryptic message, Tesla disclosed  in a regulatory filing last week the departure of Eric Branderiz. What Tesla did not disclose is that Branderiz was the company's chief accounting officer.