TikTok General Counsel to Move to New Role Focused on Fighting US Sale

WASHINGTON -Erich Andersen, general counsel for TikTok and Chinese parent company ByteDance, will step down from that role in June to focus on fighting efforts to force a sale of the video app in the U.S., the company said on Friday.
Andersen will remain at the company and become its special counsel to lead TikTok’s effort to overturn legislation signed into law by President Joe Biden on Wednesday that gives ByteDance 270 days to divest short-video app TikTok in the United States or face a ban.
TikTok said this week it plans to file a lawsuit to challenge the legislation but has declined to say when it plans to do so…. 

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