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Published: 22:10 GMT, 23 September 2019 | Updated: 07:36 GMT, 24 September 2019.

The dramatic arrest in Canada of Huawei's chief financial officer for possible extradition to the US shocked many. If the double criminality argument does not prevail, then the hearings will proceed to a second phase in June. We want to hear from you. Canada arrested Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei’s founder, at Vancouver’s airport in late 2018. Ms. Meng Wanzhou (Sabrina Meng) Deputy Chairwoman, CFO. The founder and CEO of Chinese tech giant Huawei said he believes the arrest of his daughter, Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, will “make her … Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou (above) emerged from her Vancouver mansion wearing dazzling silver and purple stilettos and a an ankle monitor on her way to a Canadian court on Monday where she's fighting extradition to the US, The brilliant, purple and silver stilettos (seen above) complimented Meng's purple suit, but did little to deter from the unflattering ankle monitor, Meng (above) is facing bank fraud charges and is also accused of misleading HSBC about Huawei's business in Iran. The highly-anticipated extradition trial of Huawei's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou begins on January 20. The US has charged Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of the Huawei founder, with bank fraud US authorities have also accused Huawei of using a Hong Kong shell company to sell equipment to Iran The highly-anticipated extradition trial of Huawei's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou kicks off on January 20. "The Chinese side knows about the provision in the law and has been cajoling or pushing Canada to use it," said Tiberghien. Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co., leaves the Supreme Court in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. one of the many headwinds Huawei faces in 2020, arrested in Vancouver, Canada in December 2018, Canada agreed to proceed with the U.S.'s extradition request, have looked to end the extradition proceedings. The U.S. wants her …

The comments below have not been moderated. Read more: Meng was arrested in Vancouver, Canada in December 2018. Meng's extradition case has already become highly politicized.

Huawei, the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker, has been accused by the United States of activities contrary to national security or foreign policy interests. In October, it was revealed that border officers took the passwords to Meng's electronic devices and handed them over to the police. The U.S. charged Meng and Huawei with bank and wire fraud in violation of American sanctions on Iran.

Meng is shown above walking past multiple cameras as she walked out of her Vancouver mansion on her way to court, Journalists at the scene noted that Meng could have gotten into her SUV closer to the mansion and avoided all the media attention she was receiving on her way to court. Please read our Commenting Policy first. “It could have been just as easy for you to arrest her as she stepped off that plane and handed her over to CBSA to do whatever they had to do and then take her away. Huawei has repeatedly denied those claims.

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Huawei has come under intense pressure from the U.S. government, which calls it a national security threat. Supreme Court on Tuesday. The U.S. alleges that Meng lied to major banks including HSBC about Huawei's relationship with a subsidiary in Iran called Skycom, in order to obtain banking services. Meng is also accused of misleading HSBC about Huawei's business in Iran. The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei started in a Vancouver courtroom today, in a case which has infuriated Beijing, caused a diplomatic uproar between China and Canada and complicated high-stakes trade talks between China and the United States.

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"We trust in Canada's judicial system, which will prove Ms Meng's innocence," Huawei said in a statement as the proceedings began. Data is a real-time snapshot *Data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Just days after her arrest in 2018, President Donald Trump said he could intervene in Meng's case if it helped secured a trade deal with China. Ms Meng, the daughter of Huawei's billionaire founder Ren Zhengfei, remains free on bail in Canada and has been living in a mansion in Vancouver's exclusive Shaughnessy neighbourhood. Questions remain as to how Donald Trump's US-China trade deal will affect the global economy. Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou could walk free this week, with a judge set to rule on whether her case meets a key threshold of Canada's extradition law. A Canadian police officer has testified about his arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on a US extradition warrant, ... Meng is the daughter … China and the US reached a "phase one" trade agreement last week, but most analysts have said any meaningful resolution of the main US allegation — that Beijing uses predatory tactics in its drive to supplant America's technological supremacy — could require years of contentious talks. Tiberghien said there would be "political cost" for ministerial intervention in the Meng case. Former James Bond actor Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, his family has said, The ABC projects Annastacia Palaszczuk has been returned as Premier of Queensland. Meng's extradition battle is one of the many headwinds Huawei faces in 2020. Canada's relationship with China — and with the United States — could hang in the balance. The witnesses called to testify in court this week have been requested by Meng’s defence team, which hopes to gather evidence for arguments it will make next year that she was subjected to an abuse of process. Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou dealt another legal blow in extradition case. Unlike the US, Canada did not have sanctions against Iran at the time its officials authorised the extradition, her lawyers have said. Still reeling from recent terror attacks, why is France in the firing line? Philippines evacuates close to 1 million as world's strongest typhoon of 2020 approaches, The biggest story of the century is unfolding but it's not safe to cover it, Anglican Church of Tasmania finalises $3.65 million of compensation to survivors of sexual abuse, Melbourne Cup field set as Ashrun gets final spot with Hotham Stakes win, Here's this year's Melbourne Cup field and form guide, Green projects Labor to win 47 seats required for outright government in Queensland, Sydney Thunder thump Adelaide Strikers as rain once again hits WBBL, violating Ms Meng's rights and called for her release, consider intervening in the case if it would help forge a trade deal with Beijing, China and the US reached a "phase one" trade agreement. He urged Canada to "correct mistakes with concrete actions, release Ms Meng Wanzhou and let her return safely as soon as possible". EXCLUSIVE: Strictly's Natalie Lowe says lockdown has made this series the best yet... as she praises Katya... BEL MOONEY: Why won't anyone make a fuss of me on my birthday? The actual extradition hearing kicks off on January 20 and is scheduled to end on January 24. Got a confidential news tip? Extradition proceedings against Meng should be halted if officials abused the process, her lawyers say.