Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Vancouver court on Tuesday as her lawyers argued that Canadian authorities abused their powers and violated her rights to gather evidence against her, a claim the government denies.
Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou’s team proposed that the extradition hearing wrap up in October 2020, with extra time set aside in November 2020 in case it is needed.
Chinese tech giant Huawei overtook Apple to become the second-largest smartphone seller in the world in 2018.
Ottawa’s ambassador to China told a Canadian newspaper Friday that it would be “great for Canada” if the US dropped its extradition request for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.
US authorities allege CFO Meng Wanzhou deceived international banks into clearing transactions with Iran by claiming that Skycom Tech Co Ltd and shell company Canicula Holdings Ltd, were independent of Huawei.