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Toren amends complaint against Bavaria over Liebermann seized from Gurlitt, spotlights task force recommendation of restitution in support of bailment theory
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • October 27 2014

Two weeks ago, the Federal Republic of Germany and Bavaria moved to dismiss the restitution claims brought by David Toren over ownership of Two


Social media privacy around the globe
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, USA, Burkina Faso, China, France
  • November 28 2012

As the popularity of social media and information sharing grows, so too does the importance of that shared data to employers


327 Gurlitt collection works now known; time for claims in the United States?
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • December 6 2013

The coordination office in Magdeburg continues to post details about works of art seized from Cornelius Gurlitt in Schwabing, with a total of 327


Bavaria and Germany move to dismiss Gurlitt litigation, but raise questions about why they are resisting a lawsuit over painting that task force recommended they restitute to David Toren
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • October 10 2014

To date, only one lawsuit has been filed in the United States related to the seizure from Cornelius Gurlitt's apartment of some 1,280 works of art, a


Germany itself exhibited in the United States dozens of works from Hildebrandt Gurlitt in 1956
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • February 21 2014

There have been occasional references during the Gurlitt affair to the possiblity that some of the paintings seized from Hildebrand Gurlitt's


“Gurlitt facts” website posted as part of public relations offensive, arguments strain credulity
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • February 18 2014

Cornelius Gurlitt's legal team has posted a new website called "Gurlitt Info" in similar (but not identical) German and English versions that is so


The perils of “revenge porn” part 2
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Israel, Japan, Philippines, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 17 2014

In October 2013, I wrote about the recent emergence of revenge porn. This is the increasingly common problem faced by individuals, usually women, on


Gurlitt Task Force issues fourth restitution recommendation in 14 months
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • April 6 2015

Shortly after reports that two of the objects found in Cornelius Gurlitt's possession in 2012 would "be restituted "soon" to the families from which


Bavarian State Paintings Collection in the news again, may face claims from Eva Braun heirs
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • July 2 2014

Quite by coincidence, two stories we have covered in the last few days have centered around the claims by the heirs of Paul von Mendelssohn Bartholdy


Claims byMendelssohn Bartholdy heirs over Picasso “Madame Soler” dismissed, court finds no FSIA jurisdiction after evidentiary hearings
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • July 1 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has dismissed claims for ownership of Madame Soler by Pablo Picasso, currently at the