We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results:1-10 of 29

What About Margarethe Mauthner? Van Gogh Once Owned by Elizabeth Taylor Heads to Auction Again with Scant Mention of its Persecuted Former Owner
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2018

Since the passage in 2016 of the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery (HEAR) Act, many commenters (here included) have grappled with what the


Looted Art LegislationHEAR Act and Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Clarification Act Set to Become Law
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2016

Congress has passed and President Obama is expected to sign two bills related to looted art and the availability of U.S. courts to hear disputes over


Important Changes to HEAR Act Preserve New York’s Demand and Refusal Rule (For Now)
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

The Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery (HEAR) Act of 2016 has been pending for several monthsnow, and was recently recommended favorably by the


Restitution Legislation: HEAR Act and Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Clarification Act Move Forward
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2016

Two restitution related bills have advanced past the Judiciary Committee of the United States Senate: the Holocaust Expropriated Art Act (S.B. 2763


Norton Simon Museum Prevails Against Von Saher Claim to Cranachs Looted by the Nazis
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2016

Just as it appeared that the first trial in years would begin next month on a claim of Nazi-looted art, the much publicized Von Saher case has come


HEAR Act: Senate Judiciary Committee Considers Nazi-Looted Art Statute of Limitations Bill
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2016

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing this week (video available here) on the Holocaust Art Recovery Act (the “HEAR Act”) that drew welcome


HEAR Act Introduced by Sen. Ted Cruz to Create Federal Standard for Holocaust Art Claims
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2016

Among the many challenges that litigants over Nazi-looted art face in the United States is a lack of uniformity. Statutes of limitations vary from


Six Guidelines for Understanding the Yates Memo
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2015

Much ink already has been spilt on the September 9, 2015 Department of Justice policy memorandum signed by Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates. The


Von Saher claims for Cranach paintings survive another motion to dismiss
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2015

The U.S. District Court in Los Angeles has denied yet another motion by the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena to dismiss claims by Marei von Saher to


Supreme Court declines to hear Norton Simon intermediate appeal, Von Saher claim returns to trial court
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2015

The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena’s efforts to bring an end to the claim by Marei von Saher to Lucas Cranach the Elder’s Adam and Eve failed