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Twitter accepts October 17 trial but is concerned Musk will try to delay

Musk has said he needs time to complete a thorough investigation of what he says is Twitter's misrepresentation of fake accounts, which he said breached their deal terms

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Twitter Inc does not object to a proposal by Elon Musk to start on Oct. 17 a trial over Musk's bid to walk away from his $44 billion acquisition deal but the social media company wants a commitment to complete the trial in five days, Twitter said in a court filing on Wednesday.

Musk has said he needs time to complete a thorough investigation of what he says is Twitter's misrepresentation of fake accounts, which he said breached their deal terms.

He originally sought a February trial, but on Tuesday proposed an Oct. 17 trial after a judge ruled the proceeding was

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First Published: Jul 29 2022 | 12:12 AM IST

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