Musk Effort to Void Twitter Buyout Sets Up Delaware Court Fight

Elon Musk’s move to dump his $44 billion deal for Twitter Inc. sets the stage for a titanic legal battle in a Delaware court that typically frowns on efforts to back out of merger agreements.

Minutes after Musk disclosed his intention to exit the deal, Twitter Chairman Bret Taylor responded with an unequivocal threat to take the world’s richest person to court.