Elon Musk: ‘I do not respect the SEC’ following $20 million fine

Last Sunday, 60 Minutes — which still exists, though in a much more diminished form than its investigative heyday — did a segment on Elon Musk and Tesla. It was a mostly benign overview of Tesla’s hard year, complete with a sit-down interview between Lesley Stahl and Musk. The part that caught my attention, and evidently everyone else’s, were some exchanges regarding the SEC action from earlier this year that got Musk removed as chairman of Tesla’s board and required monitoring of his tweets. (Musk was also fined $20 million; Tesla was fined $20 million, too, and required to add two independent directors to the board. Those directors haven’t been announced yet.) Anyway, Musk says in the interview that no one is approving his tweets and... Continue reading…

Elon Musk: ‘I do not respect the SEC’ following $20 million fine

The agency sued him earlier this year for allegedly misleading investors, compelling him to pay a $20 million fine as part of a settlement and to step down as company company chairman.

Mon 10 Dec 18 from The Washington Post

Tesla CEO Elon Musk taunts US financial regulatory agency

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, openly derided the US Securities and Exchange Commission in an interview aired Sunday, having settled fraud charges with the regulatory agency over an errant tweet.

Mon 10 Dec 18 from Phys.org

New expose claims Tesla's Model 3 car sent Elon Musk spiraling out of control

Musk announced the Model 3 in 2016 with a shockingly small $35,000 price tag. Around 325,000 put down $1,000 deposits to reserve one before they were even made.

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Daily Mail

Elon Musk: 'Twitter's a war zone' - CNET

The serial entrepreneur opines about Twitter, Tesla, and the SEC during an interview with 60 Minutes.

Mon 10 Dec 18 from CNET

Elon Musk makes mockery of SEC settlement in 60 Minutes interview

Tesla says it is complying with the SEC settlement regarding Musk's communications.

Mon 10 Dec 18 from Arstechnica

Elon Musk has 'no respect' for US regulator

Tesla's co-founder says he has no respect for the regulator, which fined him over tweets about making the company private.

Mon 10 Dec 18 from BBC Technology

Elon Musk says the SEC can't stop him from tweeting what he wants

Elon Musk says nobody censors his Twitter in the wake of his settlement with the SEC. As part of that deal over the securities fraud charge for his tweets about taking Tesla private, ...

Mon 10 Dec 18 from Engadget

Elon Musk says Tesla 'would be interested' in taking over General Motors' idled factories

Elon Musk is eyeing General Motors' once-occupied plants. The tech mogul said it's 'possible that [Tesla] would be open' to taking over automakers' old plants, such as the five factories closed ...

Fri 7 Dec 18 from Daily Mail

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