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Huawei crackdown

Huawei adds Washington lobbyists to navigate US sanctions

Sidley Austin lawyers will help company on export controls and security topics

Sidley Austin already represents Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou in a criminal case involving the U.S. Justice Department. (Nikkei montage/Getty Images)

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies has added three lawyers with expertise on economic sanctions to its lobbying network in Washington as the company faces increasing pressure from the Trump administration.

The three personnel from law firm Sidley Austin will work on behalf of Huawei in areas such as "export controls, trade, and economic sanctions and other national security-related topics," a recent government filing shows.

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