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New Law Requires Museums in New York to Display Information About Nazi Art Looting, May be More Complicated than it Looks

USA - August 17 2022 ​New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed into law a new requirement requiring museums to indicate publicly any object in their collection that was…

Sullivan files Supreme Court Amicus Brief to Clarify Fair Use and Transformativeness in Warhol’s Use of Lynn Goldsmith’s Prince Photos

USA - August 15 2022 Sullivan has filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in the upcoming Supreme Court case Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v…

“ENABLERS Act” Pursues Art Market but Threatens Longstanding Protections Against Government Intrusion

USA - July 20 2022 Consistent with efforts in recent years to apply banking laws to the art market, the prospects of passage of a bill in Congress that would apply…

Harvard Can be Sued Over Louis Agassiz Slave Daguerreotypes from 1850

USA - July 14 2022 The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (the State’s highest court) recently issued a surprising decision that permits claims against Harvard…

Sullivan Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief with former State Department Legal Adviser in Nazi-looted Art Case

USA - November 22 2021 Today I am pleased to announce that I have filed a brief in the Supreme Court of the United States as counsel of record for amicus curiae Mark B…

Art Dealer and Holocaust Claimant Asks Supreme Court to Hear Dispute Over Poland’s Vendetta Against Him

USA - November 5 2021 We were privileged to file today a petition for certiorari with the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of our client, art dealer Alexander…

FinCEN Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Regulate Dealers in Antiquities

USA - September 24 2021 The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today published in the Federal Register Notice of proposed regulations…

Alexander Khochinsky Petitions DC Circuit to Rehear en banc His Holocaust Restitution Retaliation Case Against Poland

USA - July 22 2021 Last week, on behalf of our client Alexander Khochinsky, an art dealer, we filed a petition to rehear en banc the June 18, 2021 decision by a…

FinCEN Signals Suspicion of Art Market Even Before AML Study Begins

USA - March 23 2021 In connection with the late-2020 amendment to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) to include “dealers in antiquities” as a result of its inclusion in the…

Event—Innovation and change in a Responsible Art Market

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - January 8 2021 As potential regulation of the art market gathers in the United States, the increasing relevance of the Responsible Art Market Initiative is ever…