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Huawei Arrest Raises Thorny Questions of Law Enforcement and Foreign Policy

Canadian authorities arrested the CFO of Chinese telecom Huawei at the request of the United States. The high-profile arrest comes against the backdrop of sensitive trade negotiations and U.S. government concerns about the potential national security threat posed by Huawei.

Federal Law Enforcement

Document: Justice Department Charges Chinese and Taiwanese Firms for Economic Espionage

A grand jury in the Northern District of California has returned an indictment against United Microelectronics Corp., a Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturer; Fujian Jinhua, a Chinese state-run enterprise; and three other defendants for theft of trade secrets from Micron Corp., a U.S.-based chipmaker in violation of 18 U.S.C. §1831, the Economic Espionage Act. The full indictment is below. 

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