VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Canadian prosecutors will be expected to defend it on Wednesday, and their case is to be delivered, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to be the United States of america have to say the Mix was arrested on charges of fraud, which is a crime in both countries, and it’s not because of the US sanctions on Iran, as pointed out by the defence.
Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, leaves) b) c) the Supreme court before the day of her extradition hearing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, January 21, by the year 2020. REUTERS/by Jennifer Gauthier
If the legal team to put up a defence at the initial stage of the extradition hearing on Monday, with lawyers arguing for the second consecutive day that the ‘double criminality’ is at the heart of the US extradition request.
If it’s the end of the arguments this Tuesday, the defense told the court that the case was “unique” because of “the risk of economic poverty occurs only due to the effect of foreign criminal law, which does not have an associated Canadian…law.”
As if the formal extradition hearing began this week, China reiterated its call for Canada to release her.
In the United States of america has brought together the bank’s fraud, and accused her of misleading information on HSBC Holdings Plc Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] business in Iran.
“The very essence of the Applicant’s conduct is a fraud on a bank, the Applicant would have to have made a number of misrepresentations to a bank to secure finance,” the submissions made by the Canadian government earlier this month showed.
In the proceedings before the court to show that the United States has issued a warrant, which is Canada, and it entered into in December of 2018, as it is of the opinion Mix, covered the efforts of the event-related companies selling equipment to Iran, in the breaking of US sanctions against the country.
Meng, daughter of Huawei’s billionaire founder, Ren Zhengfei, will remain free on bail in Canada and now lives in a mansion in Vancouver’s exclusive Shaughnessy neighbourhood.
She told me that she is innocent and is fighting extradition in part because of its alleged conduct was not illegal in Canada, it is a well-known argument in the legal to as “dual criminality.”
In contrast to the United States of america, Canada, about the sanctions against Iran at the time, Canadian officials have the power to begin with, its delivery, its lawyers have said.
“The fact is that Canada can have a variety of sanctions against Iran, the US should not distract the court from the necessary research to get to the essence of the behavior of the double-criminality purposes. Fraud and risk of loss and are located in the heart of the behavior,” the response added.
On Monday, lawyer Richard Peck told the court that, in a typical case, dual criminality is not disputed. “In this case, however, is based on an allegation of a violation of U.S. sanctions, the sanctions that Canada has expressly rejected it,” he said. “Sanctions have to drive this thing,” Peck said.
A spokesman for the Canadian department of justice, said: “Our position will be further clarified in the courts this week, where an independent judge hears arguments on the matter.”
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If the legal team is currently scheduled to be the call time in the last week of April, and the second phase of the study, it is aimed at the abuse of the process, and whether or not Canadian officials followed the law, while the arrest of the Mix, is set to begin in the month of June. Closing arguments are expected to be in the last week of September and the first week of October.
The case has a chilling effect on relations between Ottawa and Beijing. China has called for Mixing the arrest politically motivated.
Legal experts have said that it would take several years before a final decision is reached in the case, given that Canada’s justice system, it is possible to make a lot of decisions to be appealed.
Additional reporting by David Ljunggren in Ottawa; Writing by Denny Thomas; Editing by Lisa Shumaker