EU shield against US over Iran is just around the bloc
Dec 6, 2018

EU shield against US over Iran is just around the bloc

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The arrest of Chinese tech giant Huawei's CFO in Canada sends the financial markets tumbling. What does Meng Wanzhou's potential extradition to the U.S. mean for relations with China? Plus, the E.U. looks to protect bloc countries that trade with Iran from U.S. sanctions, calling into question America's position as the world's most powerful financial player.

Today's show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington School of Business and Selligent.

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China demands Canada release Huawei executive

Dec 6, 2018
Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, faces possible extradition to the U.S.
Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, faces possible extradition to the United States.
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EU moves to shield companies that trade with Iran from U.S. sanctions

Dec 6, 2018
A new electronic money-transfer system intends to "create some economic independence for European companies," one expert says.
Flags of the European Union member states hang inside the Council of the European Union's Lex building in Brussels.
Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

The arrest of Chinese tech giant Huawei’s CFO in Canada sends the financial markets tumbling. What does Meng Wanzhou’s potential extradition to the U.S. mean for relations with China? Plus, the E.U. looks to protect bloc countries that trade with Iran from U.S. sanctions, calling into question America’s position as the world’s most powerful financial player.

Today’s show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington School of Business and Selligent.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC