Musk has been bitterly essential of the SEC since that settlement. At a TED convention earlier this yr, Musk mentioned he agreed to a settlement solely as a result of if he continued to struggle the company, Tesla’s banks would have lower off funding at a time when it wanted money.
He went on to check the expertise to having somebody level a gun to his kid’s head.
Tesla had beforehand disclosed a subpoena associated to an SEC probe of the settlement in November 2021. Tesla wrote within the Monday submitting that the corporate “routinely” cooperates with regulatory and governmental probes, together with subpoenas. The SEC didn’t have a response to questions on its newest subpoena to Tesla.
— CNN Enterprise’ Clare Duffy contributed to this report.