The British court ruled against Huawei’s CFOs


In the British Supreme Court ruling, Judge Michael Fordham rejected the petition and asked Ms. Manh Van Chau to pay £ 80,000 ($ 111,000) for HSBC’s legal costs.

The CFO of Huawei Telecom Corporation Manh Van Chau arrives in court in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on October 27, 2020. (Photo: AFP / VNA)

On February 19, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of a technology conglomerate Huawei (China) Meng Wanzhou loses her lawsuit in a British Supreme Court trial to give her access to banking files that the CFO says will help her fight extradition from Canada to the United States. .

Meng Wanzhou spent two years pursuing a legal battle against extradition to the US over accusations that Huawei violated US sanctions against Iran.

In the US, Meng Wanzhou was accused of defrauding HSBC by misinterpreting the links between Huawei and a company that sells telecommunications equipment to Iran.

In the British Supreme Court ruling, Judge Michael Fordham rejected the petition and asked Ms. Manh Van Chau to pay £ 80,000 ($ 111,000) for HSBC’s legal costs.

Besides, this judge stressed that the court in Vancouver (Canada), which is considering her extradition Manh Van Chau, is the “appropriate forum” for deciding whether HSBC’s records are necessary for a fair hearing.

Previously, according to BBC and British newspaper The Guardian, on February 12, Ms. Manh Van Chau’s lawyer submitted an application to the British Supreme Court to receive key documents as well as the accounting records of HSBC Bank. .

This action by Huawei’s home to prove that the US accuses Ms. Manh Van Chau of “concealing” the connection between Huawei and Skycom Hong Kong Technology Co., Ltd. to mislead HSBC to continue providing services to Huawei. real.

In the minutes of the lawsuit filed by the US previously submitted to the Canadian court, Ms. Manh Van Chau told HSBC the relationship between Huawei and Limited Liability Company with HSBC. Skycom Hong Kong, deceive HSBC Bank to continue providing banking services to Huawei, because of that HSBC violating the US’s Iran sanctions bill, facing the risk of civil and criminal fines, Ms. Manh Van Chau deceived HSBC.

Ms. Manh Van Chau’s lawyer said that the key US evidence that accused her of deceitful behavior had serious errors.

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