Art Law BlogPosts Categorized Under "Nazi-looted Art"

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Trend Toward Voluntary Restitution of Allegedly Looted Artworks Continues

Posted March 9th, 2017 - by Kate Lucas

While we often write about high-profile litigation over Nazi-looted artworks, it’s worth noting that in recent months, there have been a number of important examples of voluntary restitution, as … (read more)

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Recently Enacted Federal Law Hopes to Facilitate Art Lending from Abroad

Posted January 26th, 2017 - by Amanda M.F. Bakale

Under a recently enacted federal law, foreign states have been granted sovereign immunity in controversies over the temporary exhibition of artworks and cultural objects on loan to the United Sta… (read more)

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New Lawsuit Filed Against Bavarian State Over Allegedly Nazi-Looted Artworks

Posted December 16th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas

The heirs of a prominent Jewish art dealer have sued the Bavarian state over a group of eight valuable paintings that were allegedly looted when the dealer fled Nazi Germany.  See Docket No. 16-0… (read more)

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The Met Faces Litigation Regarding Nazi-Era Art

Posted October 5th, 2016 - by Lindsay Hogan

Litigation involving art displaced during World War II—and with it the continued focus on the need for adequate pre-acquisition due diligence—is in the news again with the recent filing of compla… (read more)

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New Lawsuit Again Highlights the Need for Adequate Pre-Sale Diligence

Posted September 9th, 2016 - by Lindsay Hogan

The spotlight once again is focused on questions concerning the appropriate level of pre-sale diligence in art transactions, this time with allegations against the National Gallery in London.  On… (read more)

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