Chinese firm gets another chance to take claim against Ganley despite ‘bare-bones allegations’

The businessman’s company Rivada Networks is being sued by Kleo AG for alleged defamation

Rivada’s lawyers also argued that Ganley’s statements were true, and not defamatory. Picture: Business Post

A Chinese-backed satellite company has been given a third chance by a US court to state a claim of defamation against Rivada Networks, Declan Ganley’s telecommunications company.

Kleo AG, the Chinese-backed company, is suing Rivada in Washington DC over what it claims were defamatory comments made by Ganley on a podcast in March of 2022.

The case is part of a major battle between the two sides over control of a giant constellation of 600 ...