Twitter hires legislation agency, plans to sue Elon Musk: report

Twitter is on the brink of go well with up towards Elon Musk.

The corporate has enlisted the New York-based legislation agency Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and intends to sue Musk early this week over his try and terminate his $44 billion bid for the social media platform, Bloomberg reported Sunday.

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz did not reply to a Each day Information request for remark Sunday.

The reported hiring of the legislation agency comes two days after Musk mentioned in a letter to the Twitter board that he was ending the deal, claiming the corporate hasn’t shared sufficient details about what number of faux accounts are on the web site.

Twitter Chairman Bret Taylor shortly responded that the board continues to be pushing for the deal to undergo.

“The Twitter Board is dedicated to closing the transaction on the worth and phrases agreed upon with Mr. Musk and plans to pursue authorized motion to implement the merger settlement,” Taylor mentioned. “We’re assured we are going to prevail within the Delaware Court docket of Chancery.”

The worldwide legislation agency Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP was employed to signify Musk, in keeping with Bloomberg.

Musk is the world’s richest man, with Forbes itemizing his internet price at $237.9 billion. He introduced in April that he reached a deal to purchase Twitter for $54.20 per share.

The 51-year-old Musk threatened in early June to drop out of the deal over his rivalry that Twitter wasn’t offering him with information relating to the spam and faux accounts.

Later in June, the Twitter board endorsed the $44 billion deal, unanimously recommending in a regulatory submitting that shareholders vote for the merger to undergo.

Musk based the aerospace firm SpaceX and is the CEO of Tesla.