Upcoming Study Forum: Saturday 18 October 2014

Posted on: September 26, 2014 by

As previously hinted at, there will be an Institute of Art and Law Study Forum in London on Saturday, October 18 2014, from 10.00 to 5.00. The Study Forum will provide a unique foray into the different areas of law that intersect with art and cultural heritage.

The presenters at the event and the titles to their papers are as follows:

  • Stefanie Berloffa-Spadafora (Head of Legal Department, Oblyon) – ‘Legal Aspects of Authentication in Modern and Contemporary Art: A Comparative View’
  • Paul Stevenson (Barrister, Tanfield Chambers) – ‘EBay and Art: Online Auctions and Art Sales’
  • Ruth Cornett (Director, Heritage and Taxation Advisory Services, Christie’s) – ‘Art and Tax 1: The Acceptance in Lieu Scheme’
  • Elizabeth Emerson (Solicitor, Olswang LLP) – ‘Art and Tax 2: The Cultural Gifts and VAT Refund Schemes’
  • Tony Baumgartner (Partner, Clyde & Co) – ‘Dealing in Looted Antiquities: UNESCO, Iraq, Syria’
  • Dr Barbara Lauriat (Lecturer, Kings College London) – ‘Nineteenth Century Copyright in Artistic Works: Lessons from History’
  • Nina Neuhaus (Recoveries Manager, Art Loss Register) – ‘Due Diligence in Acquiring Art: Is there a Duty to Consult a Database?’

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