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Jurisdictional Law Hailed as Impetus to End Russian Art Loan Embargo that is Actually Unaffected by that Law
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • January 6 2017

With reports that Russia is considering abandoning the nearly five year old embargo on loans of cultural artifacts into the United States, the cited


U.S. again asks court to ignore Russian defiance of Chabad judgment, and for advance notice to hinder plaintiffs’ exercise of their rights
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • February 25 2014

In response to the recent request by the Agudas Chasidei Chabad plaintiffs for an interim judgment on the compounding sanctions judgment for the


Does the art world have a Russia problem?
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • August 7 2013

Several overlapping issues in recent months have turned what was an awkward elephant in the room into a major issue facing the art world today


Russia threatens lawsuit against U.S. Library of Congress in further retaliation for Chabad sanctions order
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • February 12 2013

In a story that gets more unusual with every new development, the Russian Foreign Ministry has reportedly recommended filing a lawsuit, in Russia


Russia swiftly lashes out at sanctions concerning SchneersonChabad library, U.S. government still silent
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • January 17 2013

Despite refusing to participate in a lawsuit for nearly three years since a judgment that ordered the return to the Chabad Lubavitch movement in


Russia sanctioned $50,000 per day for defiance of Chabad Library judgment that led to art and cultural loan embargo
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • January 16 2013

In a case that has tested the principles of how a defiant sovereign defendant can be compelled to comply with a court order, the U.S. District Court


A thaw in the ice? The United States signals interest in court fight affecting sovereign immunity, potential seizure of cultural property and exhibition loans from Russia
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • April 27 2011

The Department of Justice has waded into an unusual case that has brought international loans of cultural artifacts from Russia to a screeching halt.



Nicholas O'Donnell
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP