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Huawei Exec's Arrest Just The Beginning, Attys Say

Law360 (December 6, 2018, 8:40 PM EST) -- The revelation this week that a high-level Huawei Technologies executive was arrested in Canada on U.S. charges was a bold move that likely bodes a major enforcement action against the Chinese telecommunications juggernaut, trade sanctions attorneys said.

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested over the weekend on unspecified charges brought by federal prosecutors in the Eastern District of New York. The company itself has been under scrutiny for suspected sanctions violations, particularly after fellow telecom manufacturer ZTE Corp. has drawn similar attention. If Huawei's CFO has been charged with sanctions violations, attorneys say it would make for a highly...

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