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Upcoming Events

  • New College Oxford

    Study Forum (New College, Oxford)

    We are pleased to offer this IAL study forum in Oxford which will have a variety of talks from leading experts about specific areas related to art and cultural heritage law. The day will also include an introduction to New College and a private walking tour. Venue: New College, Oxford, UK Date & Time: 28 […]

  • Edinburgh Castle

    Law and Ethics: An Introductory Course for Museum Professionals

    Location: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 75 Belford Rd, Edinburgh Dates: 21 and 22 June 2018 Time: 10.00 to 5.00 pm each day This two-day course is the first of its kind offered by the Institute of Art & Law (IAL) in Scotland. It is intended for museum and gallery professionals and will cover […]

  • Art, Business and Law LLM

    This unique Masters in Law Programme (LLM) is running in partnership between the Institute of Art and Law and the Centre of Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary, University of London. The programme will cover every major legal area affecting the art market and arts management and is ideal for practitioners in this field. The […]

Latest News

  • Resolving art-related disputes: the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms

    This blog was posted by Emily Gould on behalf of the author, Alice Trioschi, representative for ADR Art & Cultural Heritage, National and International Arbitral Chamber of Milan It was reported earlier last month that the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI) and The Hague-based Authentication In Art (AIA) had announced the imminent opening of a new […]

    Published: June 19, 2018
  • Art & Taxation Afternoon Seminar

    Yesterday, on Thursday the 7th June, the Institute of Art and Law held an afternoon seminar at the Swedenborg Society, with the gracious support of Hunters Solicitors. The focus of the day was Art and Taxation, drawing together a dynamic programme of topics including, tax planning, tax incentives, disputes and VAT in relation to art […]

    Published: June 8, 2018
  • New speaker added to the Art & Taxation Afternoon Seminar

    We are pleased to announce that Clarissa Vallat will be joining us as a panellist at our Art & Taxation Afternoon Seminar on 7 June. Clarissa is a Director of Tax, Heritage & UK Museums at Sotheby’s. Other speakers at the event include: Roderick Cordara QC, barrister, Essex Court Chambers Ruth Cornett, Director, Heritage & Taxation Advisory […]

    Published: May 31, 2018

Latest Publications

  • Art Antiquity and Law: 2018 Annual Subscription (hard copy)

    Vol XXI, Issue 1, 2018 Articles Restitution of Cultural Heritage in the European Directives: Towards an Enlargement of the Concept of ‘Cultural Goods’ Marta González-Suárez What’s Yours Is Mine: The Richard Prince Enigma, Appropriation Art and the Law Maryam Parsioon Timbuktu, International Criminal Law and Cultural Heritage Protection Alexander Herman Cultural Heritage Protection and Disaster Risk Management […]

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    Artist’s Resale Right (Droit de Suite): UK Law and Practice [Third Edition]

    This new and revised third edition takes stock of over ten years’ experience of Artist’s Resale Right (ARR), also called Droit de Suite, in the UK. As well as offering updated guidance it also includes a commentary on recent European and international developments, and the impact of Brexit on ARR in the UK is also […]

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  • Protecting Cultural Objects: Before and After 1970

    by Patrick J. O’Keefe (2017) This book provides a comprehensive analysis not only of the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property, but of the historical background that led to the adoption of the Convention and of the ways in which […]

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