US court dismisses Amazon Helms-Burton claim

The US District Court for the Southern District of Florida has granted Amazon’s motion to dismiss a Helms-Burton lawsuit brought by Mr Gonzalez against Amazon. Judgment here. The claims relate to Amazon’s provision of a marketplace to sell charcoal produced on the claimant’s grandfather’s land. The judge held that: An advertisement on Amazon which said the charcoal is “direct from …

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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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