Tesla Inc’s (NASDAQ: TSLA) legal team has been asked by a Delaware judge to hand over documents related to the communication before the company board approved a compensation plan in 2018 for CEO Elon Musk, Associated Press reported on Monday.

What Happened: The ruling by Vice Chancellor Joseph Slights Jr. was in response to a motion filed by shareholders who had, in 2018, sued Tesla accusing the electric vehicle maker of granting unjust enrichment to Musk and wasting corporate assets.

Slights has asked Tesla lawyers to provide documents that Musk shared with Tesla general counsel Todd Maron or deputy general counsel Jonathan Chang before …

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