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TIME, MSN.com Feature Associated Press Interview with O’Melveny Partner Ronald Cheng

January 30, 2019

In an Associated Press story about the US Justice Department’s unsealed criminal charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei, TIME, MSN.com, and other prominent news outlets featured an interview with O’Melveny partner Ronald Cheng.

The leading Chinese tech company is accused of stealing trade secrets, misleading banks, and violating US sanctions. 

Cheng, a former Assistant US Attorney with litigation practices in both Los Angeles and Hong Kong, offered his perspective on the Justice Department’s allegations against Huawei.

“I think the government would say that this is part of a large pattern of conduct” by Chinese companies, said Cheng.

Cheng also said new rules enacted in the past few years have made it easier for US prosecutors to indict overseas corporate defendants without coordinating with foreign governments.

Read the full TIME story here.