New York — Tesla named two more independent directors on Friday and said it has completed the requirements of a US settlement of fraud charges involving CEO Elon Musk. The electric-vehicle (EV) company tapped Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison and Walgreens Boots Alliance executive vice-president Kathleen Wilson-Thompson for its board of directors, an element of the September agreement between Musk and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that resolved charges that Musk defrauded investors by claiming on Twitter that he had secured funding to take Tesla private. “Tesla intends to certify to the SEC that it and Elon have timely completed each of their respective actions required pursuant to the settlement,” the company said in a securities filing. The appointments come at the end of a roller-coaster year for Tesla and its flamboyant leader, whose head-turning conduct included appearing to smoke marijuana in a media appearance and a public battle with a rescuer who helped save...

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