Prof. Julian Ku’s Tweet on Chinese Tech Exec’s Arrest Quoted in NYT, Sydney Morning Herald

Julian Ku, Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty Director of International Programs

Huawei C.F.O. Is Arrested in Canada for Extradition to the U.S.
By Daisuke Wakabayashi and Alan Rappeport
The New York Times
Dec. 5, 2018

Julian Ku, a professor at Hofstra University Law School, wrote on Twitter that the move was justifiable. “US law prohibits exports of certain US-origin technologies to certain countries,” he said. “When Huawei pays to license certain US tech, it promises not to export to certain countries like Iran. So it is not unreasonable for the US to punish Huawei for flouting this US law.”

Daisuke Wakabayashi reported from San Francisco and Alan Rappeport from Washington. Ian Austen, Katie Benner and Edward Wong contributed reporting.

A version of this article appears in print on Dec. 6, 2018, on Page A1 of the New York edition with the headline: Arrest of a Top Huawei Executive Further Strains U.S.-China Ties.

Read the full article on the New York Times website.

Double Blow for Huawei as Senior Executive Arrested
By Kirsty Needham & Jennifer Duke
The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Dec. 6, 2018

US lawyer Julian Ku, [senior associate] dean of New York’s Hofstra University law school, said US law prohibited the export of certain US technology to certain countries and “when Huawei pays to licence certain US technology it promises not to export to certain countries like Iran”.

Read the full article on the Sydney Morning Herald website.