Category: Canada

7th Jun 2019

Meng Wanzhou extradition hearing set for January 2020

On 6 June 2019, the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada, scheduled the extradition hearing of Meng Wanzhou to begin on 20 January 2020. During the Supreme Court hearing, Ms Wanzhou’s lawyer suggested that the hearing could take up to two weeks. Ms Wanzhou will remain remanded on bail until 20 January 2020 and is […]

9th May 2019

Meng Wanzhou seeks stay of extradition proceedings

Yesterday, 8 May 2019, Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou appeared before a Canadian court for the first administrative hearing relating to her extradition proceedings. During the proceedings, her lawyers argued that the US request for her extradition was politically motivated and cited comments made by President Trump implying that the extradition request could be dropped if […]

4th Feb 2019

Meng Wanzhou extradition given “Authority to Proceed”

On 13 February 2019, we reported that the Canadian Justice Department had until 1 March 2019, to decide whether to grant an “Authority to Proceed” which would allow the extradition hearing of, Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou, to take place. On 1 March 2019, the Canadian Justice Department confirmed that they have issued an “Authority to […]

28th Jan 2019

US submits extradition request for Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou

US authorities have submitted a formal extradition request for Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou. The extradition request relates to crimes allegedly committed in Hong Kong. At her bail hearing, the US authorities alleged that between 2009 and 2014, Huawei used a Hong Kong-based company, Skycom Tech, to do dealings with telecom companies in Iran in breach […]

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