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Art Law

How to Move $8 Million Into the United States Under the Radar and Tax-Free? ART!

How to Move $8 Million Into the United States Under the Radar and Tax-Free? ART!

on May 16, 2013, 7:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, Brazil, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law, Fakes & Forgeries, Organized Crime

This story is a fantastic example of how art is used to launder money (like, for real, not just in […]

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Reactions to “The Great Giveback”

Reactions to “The Great Giveback”

on February 6, 2013, 11:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, egypt, Elgin Marbles, Historic Preservation, Looting, Museums

Senior editor at the New York Review of Books, Hugh Eakin, recently published an opinion piece, “The Great Giveback,” in […]

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Honduras to Enact Minimum Sentences for Cultural Heritage Crimes

Honduras to Enact Minimum Sentences for Cultural Heritage Crimes

on February 4, 2013, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, Crime, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law, Legislation, Looting, Trafficking

Those who are convicted of committing crimes against cultural heritage in Honduras will soon be facing a mandatory sentencing scheme. […]

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Sale of First Nations Family Masks is Cause for Concern

Sale of First Nations Family Masks is Cause for Concern

on January 24, 2013, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, Auction Houses, Canada, cultural property law, Patrimony Laws

Two cedar masks considered sacred to a Hupacasath family have recently been sold to an unknown collector. The colorful masks, […]

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Bargain Art Online? Surprise! It’s Fake

Bargain Art Online? Surprise! It’s Fake

on September 18, 2012, 9:00 am / in Art Law, Auction Houses, Fakes & Forgeries

Every day, shoppers purchase artwork labeled as “original” and “authentic” at closeout prices online. As the New York Times reports, […]

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ARCA Masters Program in International Art Crime Accepting Applications for 2013

ARCA Masters Program in International Art Crime Accepting Applications for 2013

2 on September 17, 2012, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, Crime

The Association for Research into Crimes Against Art (ARCA) is currently accepting applications for the 2013 Postgraduate Certificate Program in […]

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How to Launder Money Through Art and Antiquities

How to Launder Money Through Art and Antiquities

3 on September 12, 2012, 9:00 am / in Art Authenticity, Art Law, Auction Houses, China, Crime, Money Laundering

With $4.79 billion in sales last year, the Chinese art market has overtaken art markets in the US and UK […]

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Algarve Monuments Need €14 Million Worth of Repairs

Algarve Monuments Need €14 Million Worth of Repairs

on August 27, 2012, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, cultural property law

The Algarve regional culture authority has identified 59 monuments in need of repair. The price tag on these repairs will […]

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More (Allegedly) Stolen Art at Sotheby’s

More (Allegedly) Stolen Art at Sotheby’s

on August 24, 2012, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Heists, Art Law, Auction Houses, Cambodia, cultural property law, Looting, Patrimony Laws, Repatriation

There is yet another piece of allegedly stolen art gracing the pages of Sotheby’s 2011 catalog. Prosecutors have recently filed […]

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(Another) Reputable New York Dealer Busted for Trading in Looted Antiquities… $20 million worth.

(Another) Reputable New York Dealer Busted for Trading in Looted Antiquities… $20 million worth.

2 on August 15, 2012, 6:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, Auction Houses, Criminal prosecutions, Looting, Museums

Artinfo reports: Two weeks ago, federal authorities broke open a Manhattan storage unit to discover $20 million worth of allegedly […]

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