Yesterday, on Saturday 28 July, the Institute of Art and Law were pleased to offer a study forum hosted at beautiful New College, Oxford. The day covered a diverse programme of topics including tax incentive schemes, heritage and planning and Nazi-looted art. Speakers included:
- Colin Harrison, Senior Curator of Western Art at the Ashmolean Museum, spoke eloquently
- on ‘Tax incentive schemes for heritage assets: Acceptance in Lieu’
- Jill Campion from Cambridge University, examined ‘Heritage and planning’
- Professor Ewan McKendrick from Oxford University spoke knowledgeably on ‘Art and
- exclusion clause’
- IAL Senior Fellow, Geoffrey Bennett, articulately presented ‘The law of treasure’
- Charles Cochrane, the founder of Cochrane Adams Fine Art, gave insight into ‘Auction and
- private sales’
- Michael Bowmer, a barrister from 4 New Square, gave a summary on the proceedings of the
- Simon de Pury case.
- IAL Researcher, Julia Rodrigues Casella Hommes, concluded the day with a discussion on
- ‘Nazi-looted art and the US Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act’.
Thank you to all who participated in the engaging discussions throughout the day.
Our next programme will be the Diploma in Law and Collections Management running 15 to 19 October 2018. We are pleased to announce the diploma will be hosted by the law firm Boodle Hatfield LLP, at their office in Bankside, London.