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.