US says Huawei lawyer James Cole’s work at Justice Department poses ‘conflict of interest’

//US says Huawei lawyer James Cole’s work at Justice Department poses ‘conflict of interest’

US says Huawei lawyer James Cole’s work at Justice Department poses ‘conflict of interest’

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole’s prior work at the US Department of Justice created a conflict of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case over alleged bank fraud and sanctions violations, American prosecutors said in a filing on Friday.Last week, the prosecutors filed a motion to disqualify Cole, who served as deputy attorney general, the No 2 official at the Justice Department, between 2011 and 2015.But the earlier motion was sealed and…

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