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Norton Simon Museum Wins Appeal Over Nazi-Looted Cranach Paintings
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld the judgment against Marei von Saher on her claims against the Norton Simon Museum in


Gurlitt Bequest to Kunstmuseum Bern is Upheld
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2016

After a two-year legal battle, the Oberlandesgericht in Munich has upheld the dismissal of Uta Werner’s challenge to the will made by...


Restitution Claims Resolved in New York and Cologne, New Case Filed Against Germany
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, Germany
  • September 29 2016

Word came this week of two resolutions of claims to Nazi-looted art in museums in New York and Cologne, and a new Nazi-looted claim against Germany


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


More of the SameLatest Limbach Commission “Reform” is Anything But
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany
  • August 11 2016

There have been a number of articles this week indicating that Germany intends to reform the “Advisory Commission on the return of cultural property


Another Bombshell in MunichBavarian Government Sold Looted Art to Nazi Families
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany
  • June 26 2016

Journalists Catrin Lorch Jörg Häntzschel published this weekend an explosive revelation in Sueddeutsche Zeitung entitled “the Munich Looted Art Bazaar


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


Court-Solicited Opinion Reportedly Concludes that Gurlitt was Competent to Make Will
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany
  • December 22 2015

On the heels of the most recent restitution recommendation, there is more Gurlitt news. In October we discussed news that a Munich court had


Gurlitt Task Force Issues Fifth Recommendation for Restitution
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany
  • December 15 2015

As the original term of the Gurlitt Task Force (Taskforce Schwabinger Kunstfund) winds down, the panel has issued a report on a work that it deems