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One in 100: Huawei CFO’s Odds of Beating U.S. Extradition

Jan. 17, 2020, 10:20 PM

Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou has joined Carlos Ghosn in the 1% legal club.

Those are the odds that the Chinese executive will win her bid to avoid extradition to the U.S., similar to the chances of acquittal for the auto titan-turned-fugitive in Japan. While Ghosn fled Japan in a big black box for Lebanon, Meng squares up to begin extradition hearings in a Vancouver court on Monday, 13 months after she was arrested on a U.S. handover request.

The hearings offer her first shot -- however slim -- at release as a Canadian judge considers whether...

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