Three weeks to complete the takeover. The judge in charge of litigation between Twitter and Elon Musk adjourned the legal proceedings on Thursday and gave both parties until October 28 for the boss of Tesla to buy the social network, failing which the trial initially scheduled for in ten days will take place. in November. A few hours earlier, the lawyers of the multi-billionaire had requested the interruption of the proceedings initiated to force their client to honor his commitment made in the spring to acquire the platform for 44 billion dollars. They said they expected the transaction to be completed “around October 28”. Funding uncertain Elon Musk’s lawyers lamented that Twitter “insists on continuing the procedure, endangering the transaction and playing with the interests of the shareholders,” according to a legal document seen by AFP. By putting his offer on the table to everyone’s surprise on Tuesday, Elon Musk made it a precondition that the lawsuit be dropped, which Twitter seemed almost certain to win, according to experts. But according to Bloomberg, negotiations to conclude a new agreement are slipping in particular regarding debt financing (13 billion dollars out of the 44 billion of the takeover), a condition that the businessman would have added on Monday.