Once a year, Peter Mosimann and Beat Schönenberger hold a conference on the premises of Art Basel on various topics related to art and law. This upcoming conference will discuss the new German legislation on the protection of cultural property and the 20th anniversary of the 1998 Washington Principles on Nazi-Confiscated Art. Below the full programme of the conference (in German): 09.30 – 10.15 The Museum and Art Law (including Deaccessioning) Stephen K. Urice, Miami 10.15
Two years ago, the Art Law Foundation launched a new series of lectures entitled The Art of Contracts. This series aims, on the one hand, to critically analyse contracts used in the context of transactions, services and performances related to art, whether by artists, collectors, galleries, auction houses or museums and, on the other hand, to contribute to the development of this practice by proposing model contracts that can serve as a basis for artists and actors in the art
Mary Hallissey of the Law Society of Ireland Gazette reports in the latest issue on November’s Art$ummit which took place in The Merrion Hotel, Dublin, featuring quotes from Anne Laure Bandle, Nicola Wallace, Carol Boyne Lynch, and Con Quigley amongst others. The report focuses on the business of art and dispute resolution. Read the full article here.
The Responsible Art Market Initiative presented its Artwork Due Diligence Toolkit followed by two panels on due diligence and technology in the art market. The conference took place on the premises of artgeneve in Geneva. Anne Laure Bandle moderated the panel "Inside art transaction due diligence. Demystifying the myth" including: • Heidi Amrein, Chief curator, Swiss National Museum • Thomas Belohlavek, Director, Axa Art • Emilie Mermillod, Director, Seydoux & Associés Fine