The trial between Elon Musk and Twitter could be delayed and not start on the scheduled dates. Elon Musk asked the Delaware Federal Court judge to delay until November although without proposing a new specific date for it.
The aforementioned media indicates that Elon Musk requested that both parties involved in the litigation can continue preparing their cases until November 10. And that the trial starts later that same month, depending on the availability of the court.
At the moment it is unknown if the change of dates is possible or if certain specific parameters must be met to make it possible. In any case, it would be necessary to see if Twitter would be willing to accept this possibility, beyond what can be defined from the court.
Originally, the social network intended for the trial to begin on October 10; while Elon Musk’s lawyers sought to kick the issue by 2023. However, the judge Kathleen McCormick, of the Federal Court of Delaware, gave the go-ahead for the appointment not to be delayed beyond October. Thus, it was established that the trial begins on October 17 and lasts no more than five days, ending later on the 21st.
Elon Musk doesn’t just want to change the trial date with Twitter
The possibility that the trial with Twitter will be delayed until at least November, is not the only thing that Elon Musk has requested. The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has made a sealed court filing in which he asks to be allowed to amend his allegations against Twitter, to include documents related to allegations by Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, the network’s former head of security. Social.
This does not cause too many surprises, especially with the storm that has been unleashed around Twitter by the statements of the aforementioned expert. In fact, yesterday the businessman’s lawyers summoned him to testify and present evidence; while today it was learned that they sent a new letter to the company led by Parag Agrawal insisting on the cancellation of the purchase. In it, they are based on what the specialist put forward as an argument for abandon the acquisition for 44,000 million dollars.
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