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Photo of Tesla CEO Elon Musk in front of Tesla sign. Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., speaks during an event at the site of the company’s manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China, on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. After four years of planning, Tesla finally broke ground on its planned $5 billion factory in the world’s biggest auto market.

Less than a week after Tesla Inc.’s general counsel departed two months into the job, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has called for the company’s chief executive officer, Elon Musk, to be held in contempt of court.

Caroline Spiezio

Caroline covers the intersection of tech and law for Corporate Counsel. She's based in San Francisco. Find her on Twitter @CarolineSpiezio.

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