US Subpoenas Huawei Over Iran, North Korea Exports

Law360, Washington (June 2, 2016, 7:02 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce has ordered Chinese telecom-supplier Huawei to turn over internal documents as part of an investigation into whether its business violated U.S. export laws with shipments to Iran, North Korea and other tightly monitored ports, according to media reports.

The department's subpoena demands Huawei Technologies produce up to five years worth of records about the shipments to the countries, which also include Sudan, Cuba and Syria, according to the New York Times. The subpoena also reportedly seeks information about such shipments through the use of shell companies.

Representatives from Huawei and the Department of Commerce could not...

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