Art law

Warning over of Syrian loot

UK exporters told they could be breaking law by handling looted artefacts

Published online: 18 April 2014

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Gurlitt art confiscation ends

German prosecutors release works but tax investigation and provenance research continues

Published online: 09 April 2014

Small decision, big impact

Recent ruling could change the legal landscape for art forgery cases in New York

Published online: 04 April 2014

Artist’s copycat claim rejected by Paris court

But Xavier Veilhan and his dealer Emmanuel Perrotin say they may appeal

Published online: 01 April 2014

New twist in Sevso silver saga

Hungary buys seven pieces from controversial Roman hoard

Published online: 28 March 2014

Ancient Crimean gold caught in legal limbo

Dutch museum faces dilemma whether to return artefacts to Ukraine or Russia

Published online: 27 March 2014


Giving back

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement estimates that, in the past six years alone, it has returned more than 6,600 looted artefacts...