The logo marks the showroom and service center for the US automotive and energy company Tesla in Amsterdam on October 23, 2019.
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Tesla has hired David Misler as a new managing counsel, according to his LinkedIn profile. Misler is a former trial attorney for the Securities and Exchange Commission and previously worked for the U.S. Department of Justice.
Tesla has repeatedly had run-ins with the SEC, most notably over statements made by CEO Elon Musk on his Twitter account where he has amassed tens of millions of followers.
In 2018, the SEC charged Musk and Tesla with securities fraud after the CEO tweeted that he was considering taking the company private at…