A court in Vancouver ruled on Wednesday that US prosecutors had satisfied an essential legal requirement needed to continue the extradition case of Meng Wanzhou.
Lawyers for Huawei’s CFO, Meng Wanzhou, have won a court battle after a judge asked Canada’s attorney general to hand over more evidence and documents relating to her arrest.
In a recent wide-ranging conversation with The Globe’s Nathan VanderKlippe, Huawei Founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei commented on his daughter’s arrest and Huawei’s strategy more broadly.
October 25 is the birthday of Huawei's founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei, and his daughter Meng Wanzhou posted a birthday blessing on Chinese social media WeChat.
On Monday, September 23, Huawei CFO and daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei, Meng Wanzhou, arrived at the British Columbia Supreme Court to begin an eight-day hearing after her arrest by Canadian border patrol at the request of the FBI.
Huawei's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou wrote a letter on May 9 to Huawei employees, thanking them for their support following her arrest. The letter is her first public comment since she was detained last December.
Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou appeared on May 8 in a Canadian court for a pre-extradition hearing on financial fraud charges linked to Iran sanctions violations. The trial was ordered to set a timetable for Meng's upcoming extradition hearing, and her lawyers appealed for stay of proceedings based on three arguments.
The United States filed charges against China's telecom giant Huawei with allegations of stealing trade secrets from an American rival and committing bank fraud in violation of the sanctions against Iran on Jan. 28.
On Jan. 22, according to Canadian newspaper the Globe and Mail, the United States will proceed with the formal extradition of Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Huawei, from Canada, which is expected to add more tension to the matter.
Ren Zhengfei, founder of Huawei and father of Meng, stepped into the spotlight on Jan. 17 to shed light on the recent turn of events involving the Chinese tech giant.
Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei, has been granted bail at 10 million Canadian dollars under the condition of 24-hour surveillance while awaiting extradition to the United States from Canada.
The arrest of Huawei's Global CFO Meng Wanzhou in Canada exploded on China's social media giant Weibo on Dec.6. It broke the peace of a weekday morning, as well as the short-lived peace between China and U.S.