On the Monday following the Appraisers Association of America (AAA) annual national conference (9 NOV 09) there is an interesting piggyback seminar: Current Law Issues for Attorneys, Appraisers, and Collectors. It will also be held at the New York Athletic Club.
RE: AAA website: “Join top experts in the field for a one-day conference on a wide range of fresh and timely art law topics including: Opinions at Your Peril?; Current Legal Issues in Art Insurance; Legal Issues Arising in a “Down” Art Market; The Changing Art Tax Landscape; and Hot Topics in Art Law: Copyright or Copyleft? Who Owns the Intellectual Property in Art? De-accessioning: If a Museum Owns Art, Why Can’t It Just Sell It? Customs of the Art Trade: Art Import, Export, and Unexpected Seizures. Speakers: Judith Bresler, Withers Bergman, LLP, NY; Amy J. Goldrich, Law Offices of Amy J. Goldrich, NY; Steven Pincus, DeWitt Stern Group, Inc., NY; Greg Smith, Berkley Asset Protection Underwriters, Inc., NY; Dean R. Nicyper, Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer LLP, NY; Elizabeth von Habsburg, AAA, Gurr Johns, NY; James Martin, Orion Analytical, MA; Robert J. Feinstein, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones, NY; Paul M. Roy, Withers Bergman, LLP, NY; Sylvia Leonard Wolf, AAA, Sylvia Leonard Wolf, Inc., NY; Ann M. Garfinkle, Whitford Taylor Preston, LLP, DC; John R. Cahill, Lynn & Cahill LLP; Raymond J. Dowd, Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP, NY; Jane C.H. Jacob, AAA, Jacob Fine Art, IL.”
It’s a bit too early to register for the law seminar. I’ll keep you posted.