Last week, Twitter Inc.'s attorneys made yet another attempt to find out what Elon Musk had said to federal agents who were looking into his bid to take the social media firm private.
According to a letter that was released in court on Thursday, Twitter's lawyers wrote to a Delaware judge on October 6 requesting records related to the investigations.
By that moment, Musk had changed his mind about backing out of the $44 billion acquisition, but he and the social media business were still at odds in court, and their legal battle had not yet been formally halted.
Since July, Twitter representatives have pushed their Musk colleagues to turn up "any interactions with any federal authority concerning the merger.
claiming the confidentiality laws governing interactions with attorneys
the billionaire's lawyers tried to restrict their release of documents pertaining to contacts with the government.