US court blocks enforcement of restrictions on Xiaomi

The US District Court for the District of Columbia has granted Xiaomi Corporation’s motion for a preliminary injunction, which will temporarily prevent the Department of Defence from enforcing its designation of Xiaomi as a “Communist Chinese Military Company” (CCMC). Under section 1237 of the National Defence Authorisation Act 1999 (NDAA 1999), as amended, the restrictions on Xiaomi would have prohibited …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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