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Musk Hasn’t Handed Over Morgan Stanley Texts, Twitter Says (1)

Sept. 27, 2022, 10:35 PM

Twitter Inc. is complaining Elon Musk’s legal team hasn’t turned over his texts with Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer James Gorman ahead of trial over the $44 billion acquisition offer Musk is trying to cancel.

Lawyers for Twitter asked Delaware Chancery Court Judge Kathaleen St. J. McCormick at a hearing Tuesday to sanction the billionaire and his lawyers for not producing texts with Gorman and Oracle Corp. Chairman Larry Ellison. The judge said she was “troubled” by how Musk’s team handled the messages, but said she’ll rule later.

Twitter subpoenaed the texts before the Oct. 17 trial in ...