International Art Transactions seminar next Wednesday

Posted on: May 7, 2015 by

Just a reminder that the IAL’s International Art Transactions seminar hosted by Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP will run next Wednesday, 13 May 2015, from 2 pm until 5.30 (drinks reception to follow).

For more information and to book a spot, go here.

The programme is as follows:


2 pm Registration
2.30 Welcome Richard Turnor, Partner, Maurice Turnor Gardner
2.35 Navigating Cultural Objects Through Domestic and Foreign Legal Controls Professor Norman Palmer QC (Hon), CBE, Barrister
3 Stone Buildings, Lincoln’s Inn
3.00 What the Caravaggio judgment tells us about the scope of duty of auction houses Jenny McKeown, Partner, and Dan Saunders, Associate
Maurice Turnor Gardner
3.30 Break
3.45 Freeports, customs warehousing, VAT and duty rates Kristian Hitchinson, Account Manager, and Tim Sutton, Managing Director,
Constantine Fine Art
4.15 Working with foreign legal rules in art transactions Ed Powles, Partner, Maurice Turnor Gardner
4.45 Export licensing for cultural objects Wendy Philips, Senior Director, Head of Tax & Heritage, Sotheby’s
5.15 Temporary export licences for cultural objects Harry Martin, Barrister, 3 Stone Buildings

Reception and drinks