Taking No Chances With SEC, Icahn Reports Dell Tweet
That was the inaugural tweet of billionaire Carl Icahn, who joined Twitter on Thursday, using the occasion to tout his ongoing efforts to thwart a $24.4 billion management buyout of the computer maker. For most of the financial world, it was an amusing aside to a quiet day in the markets.
But for Icahn's lawyers, it was a possible regulatory land mine. The tweet risked being viewed as soliciting votes against the deal, which...
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