"That is why, going forward, all expenses of any kind anywhere in the word, including parts, salary, travel expenses, rent, literally every payment that leaves our bank account must (be) reviewed," Musk said.
The video quickly went viral on Reddit and Instagram and people had mixed reactions to it. While most complained about how scary it looks, others thought it was hilarious and tagged Musk for his response.
Regulators had claimed that a February tweet by Musk about Tesla's production numbers violated the earlier settlement, as it had not been vetted by the company's attorneys. Musk countered that the tweet was not material.
The order by US District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan came hours after the billionaire criticised SEC oversight as "broken," in the wake of the regulator's request on Monday night that he be held in contempt.
The Falcon Heavy rose from the same launch pad used by NASA nearly 50 years ago to send men to the moon. With liftoff, the Heavy became the most powerful rocket in use today, doubling the liftoff punch of its closest competitor.