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Art law talks in Spring

10 May, Geneva | The Art Law Foundation is organising a conference hosted by the international gem and jewellery show GemGenève on the traceability of gemstones. Confirmed speakers so far include Dr. Michael Krzemnicki (Schweizerische Stiftung für Edelsteinforschung), Daniel Nyfeler (Gübelin Gem Lab), Leandro Lepori (attorney-at-law), Edahn Golan (Edahn Golan Diamond Research & Data), Melissa Wolfgang Amenc (Golay Fils & Stahl), David Brough (Jewellery Outlook) and Gabriel Jaccard (University of Geneva). More information:

23 May, New York | The Responsible Art Market initiative (RAM) is coming to New York on 23 May! Our first US conference is jointly organised with PAIAM and Columbia University. It will focus on art market due diligence and the 5th European Anti-Money Laundering Directive. The programme of this event will soon be released. More information:

14 June, Basel | Each year during Art Basel, the city's university holds a one-day conference at the fair on various art related legal issues. This year's talks will be dedicated to terms and conditions of the art market, such as 3rd party guarantees in the auction business (Thomas Seydoux), colonial cultural collections from the point of view of museums (Hartwig Fischer) and art history (Ralph Ubl), copyright from the perspective of museums and libraries (Mathis Berger), the evaluation of the use of blockchain technology in art (Nicolas Mosimann), Art Basel's Art Market Principles and Best Practices (Alexander Jolles) and public private partnerships in arts (Felix Uhlmann). More information here.

19 June, London | The Institute of Art and Law is holding a conference titled Art on the Move on the cross-border movement of art and all connected issued (import, export, tax, Brexit, and so on). Among the speakers are Geoffrey Bennett, Institute of Art & Law, Jennifer Emms, Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP, Nickos Gogolos, Victoria & Albert Museum, Emily Gould, Institute of Art & Law, Luke Harris, Barrister, 5 Stone Buildings, Ed Powles, Partner, Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP and Anastasia Tennant, Arts Council England. More information here.


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