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Twitter Doesn’t Oppose Oct. 17 Trial in Musk Buyout Case (1)

July 27, 2022, 9:41 PM

Twitter Inc. snapped back at billionaire Elon Musk over accusations it’s being intransigent on setting a specific trial date and isn’t agreeing to hand over documents.

The company, which sued Musk after he halted a planned $44 billion takeover, said it was false for the Tesla Inc. co-founder to claim in his own filing on Tuesday that Twitter was insisting “without justification” on an Oct. 10 trial start.

“Twitter repeatedly informed Musk it does not object to beginning trial on October 17 if the court has sufficient availability to complete a five-day trial that week, provided only that Musk ...