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Elon Musk's legal troubles are now the subject of law school classes

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  • UCLA Law School offers a class called “Law of Elon Musk” on billionaire business dealings.
  • Taught by corporate law expert Professor Stephen Bainbridge, the course covers the lawsuits against Musk.
  • “He produces a lot of very interesting legal precedents,” Bainbridge told NY Mag.

Billionaire Elon Musk’s legal woes will be offered next semester at UCLA as Tesla and SpaceX are embroiled in lawsuits over CEO compensation, potential Twitter acquisition, and related securities investigations It’s the central topic of a new class in law school.

The Elon Musk Laws course, taught by corporate law expert Professor Steven Bainbridge, explores business leadership and litigation Musk’s “envelope envelope” regarding Tesla’s acquisition of SolarCity, a company in which Musk was a shareholder. Edge-Pushing Style” covers. Musk’s ongoing controversy over his Twitter acquisition and possible conflicts of interest in his business dealings.

“As someone who manages large amounts of other people’s money, Musk is constantly faced with the temptation to pursue his own interests and goals rather than focus on the welfare of those who entrust him with their savings,” said Course. The abstract states: “This course examines some of the ways the law limits (or does not limit) Musk’s deviation from shareholder interests.”

Bainbridge did not immediately respond to an insider’s request for comment.

Bainbridge told NY Mag of Musk, “He’s incredibly smart, adventurous, and able to come up with ideas that create enormous value, but he often jumps before he sees it, which makes him a struggle as a client.” will do,’ he said. These leaps have resulted in a continuing pattern of downplaying legal proceedings that have led to multiple lawsuits and securities lawsuits, he said.

“[Musk is] It produces a lot of very interesting case law out of Delaware,” Bainbridge told NY Mag of his class.

Despite being headquartered in California, the legal battle over Twitter’s future is ongoing through the Delaware court system, as the social media company was incorporated in California in 2007.

“And then there’s the pending lawsuit over his Tesla CEO compensation package, which is great because it hits students with a whopping billion dollars in CEO compensation unlike anything they’ve ever seen. It’s a case in point,” Bainbridge told NY Mag.

As Musk’s 15% stake in Tesla challenges the conventional wisdom that control requires a 50% share of a business, Bainbridge’s course shows who is the richest man in the world. We will also discuss how the company law was changed to Company.

“There are all these cases from different fields involving Musk,” Bainbridge told NY Mag. I thought it was a way to get attention.”

A Musk representative did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.