Expedia’s Trivago latest company sued under Helms-Burton Act

US proceedings have been filed against Trivago (an online booking platform), a subsidiary of Expedia, under Title III of the Helms-Burton Act for “unlawful trafficking” of a hotel in Cienfugos, Cuba, which was formerly owned by a Cuban family and expropriated under the Castro regime. The plaintiffs seek damages for Trivago’s commissions and remuneration from the hotel, and has given...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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