Author Archives: Ruth Redmond-Cooper

Hereford art competition

Posted on: November 18, 2018 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

IAL was pleased to sponsor one of the prizes for the recent Hereford art competition called Hereford my Passion, put on by local Hereford law firm Harrison Clark Rickerbys. There were two categories for artists: one for contestants under 15 years of age and the other for contestants over 15 years of age. We sponsored […]

Upcoming IAL Study Forum in London on 20 October

Posted on: September 24, 2018 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

The next IAL study forum is less than a month away. This exciting opportunity to discuss some of the newest trends in art law will take place at Notre Dame University in central London, just steps away from Trafalgar Square, on 20 October. Those who have been to IAL study forums in the past will […]

Open workshop on art crime at Queen Mary

Posted on: June 17, 2016 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

This Tuesday, 21st June, there will be an open workshop on art crime at Queen Mary, University of London. The workshop, entitled Art, Crime and Criminals: Painting Fresh Pictures of Art Theft, Fraud and Plunder, is part of an AHRC-funded series that will continue in two further segments, one more in London (on frauds and forgeries) […]

IAL IP Diploma course begins next month

Posted on: May 11, 2016 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

The IAL will be running its third Diploma in Intellectual Property and Collections course next month, from 13 to 15 June 2016, hosted at Queen Mary’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London. The three-day course will cover such areas as artistic copyright, duration of rights, assignments, moral rights, museum IP […]

International Art Loans: 7 June seminar

Posted on: March 29, 2016 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

On Tuesday 7 June 2016 from 2.00-6.00 pm there will be an Institute of Art & Law seminar in association with Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP held at the firm’s London offices in Milton Street EC2Y 9BH. The seminar will explore the legal issues surrounding international art loans, covering questions relating to art loan agreements, jurisdiction and conflict of laws, government indemnity […]

IAL Diploma in Intellectual Property and Collections to run in June

Posted on: March 1, 2016 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

We are proud to announce that the Diploma in Intellectual Property and Collections course (DipIPC) will run again this year from 13-15 June 2016 in London. The course covers everything from copyright and its enforcement to morals rights and IP management for museums. The course is open to all museum and art world professionals, requiring no […]

Alexander Herman to address Courtauld law society

Posted on: February 15, 2016 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

The IAL’s Assistant Director, Alexander Herman, will be addressing the members of the Courtauld Institute Law Society in London this Wednesday, 17th February, at 6:00 pm. The  title of the talk will be ‘Art, Resolution and the Courts: At the nexus of art and law‘ and the talk will provide an overview of the matrix of […]

Government Indemnity Scheme changes for 2016

Posted on: February 11, 2016 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

There have been several changes to the Government Indemnity Scheme (GIS) in the UK that were brought about as of 1 January 2016. The GIS is a scheme by which the UK government covers the insurance cost of loans brought into national and non-national UK institutions, rather than a private insurer. This allows museums to put […]

2016 IAL Diploma course begins next month

Posted on: January 15, 2016 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

The Institute of Art & Law’s Diploma in Art Profession Law and Ethics course (DipAPLE) is set to begin next month, comprising seven monthly sessions running from February to July 2016. DipAPLE, which has been running for ten years, is an intensive and interactive course open both to lawyers and professionals from the art market or museum […]

Call to change cultural export law

Posted on: December 14, 2015 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

Citing the facts surrounding the recent Rembrandt export licence application withdrawal, there has been a call by the head of the Art Fund to change the rules regarding cultural export controls in the United Kingdom. Art Fund Director Stephen Deuchar refers to the process for obtaining an export licence as being run by way of “gentleman’s agreements”, […]