26 October 2018 | Appraisers' Association Art Law Day
Each year, the Appraisers' Association of America holds an Art Law Day inviting various experts to share their insights and knowledge on topical legal issues regarding cultural heritage and art.
This year's art law day will focus on ISIS and antiquities trafficking, blockchain & cryptocurrencies, the purchase of antiquities, misattributed works of art and the Visual Artists' Rights Act (VARA) in relation to street art.
The Conference will take place on 26 October 2018 at Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School in New York.
Find the full programme below. To register, visit the organiser's webpage.
8:00am - 9:00am Check-In and Coffee 9:00am - 9:10am Welcome
Kathleen Guzman, Managing Director, Heritage Auctions, Emcee
Cynthia Herbert, AAA, Board President, Appraisers Association of America
9:15am - 9:45am Keynote Address: ISIS and Antiquities Trafficking: al-Qaeda 2.0 Colonel Matthew Bogdanos, Chief, Antiquities Trafficking Unit, New York, County's District Attorneys Office
9:45am - 11:00am Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies
Nanne Dekking, Founder/CEO, Artory Inc.
Laura Patten, US Art & Finance Coordinator, Deloitte
Dianna Wierbicki, Partner, Withersworldwide, Moderator
11:00am - 11:15am Coffee Break
11:15am - 12:30pm Helping Your Client Navigate Antiquities
Molly Morse Limmer, AAA, Founder and Principal, 2050 Art Services
William Pearlstein, Partner, Pearlstein McCullough & Lederman LLP
Karol B. Wight, Ph.D., President and Executive Director, The Corning Museum of Glass
Chris Marinello, CEO & Founder, Art Recovery International, Moderator
12:30pm - 1:45pm Lunch
1:45pm - 3:00pm Sleeping Beauties vs. Vigilant Lawyers Legal issues around misattributed works of art
Paul Jeromack, Journalist, The Art Newspaper
Anne Laure Bandle, Attorney-at-law, Borel & Barbey
Jo Backer Laird, Of Counsel, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Massimo Sterpi, Partner, Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners, Moderator
3:00pm - 3:15pm Coffee Break
3:15pm - 4:30pm Vara & 5Pointz
Christopher Robinson, Partner, Cahill, Cossu, Noh & Robinson LLP
Renée Vara, AAA, Founder/Director, VARA ART
Barry Werbin, Counsel, Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Virginia Rutledge, PIPE Arts Group, Moderator
4:45pm - 6:00pm Reception
Location: The Norwood Club