Sunday, November 01, 2009

Second Annual Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution Institute at New York County Lawyers' Association on Nov 20

Duchamps L.H.O.O.Q. 1919

Course begins Friday, November 20, 2009, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Additional Dates

Thursday, November 19, 2009, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $200

Non-Member Attorney Price: $250

Location: 14 Vesey Street, 2nd Floor Auditorium

Credits: 9 MCLE Credits

9 MCLE Credits: 4 Ethics, 1 Skills, 4 Professional Practice; Transitional and Non-transitional

Course Description:

Join us for a full day event featuring unparalled panels of experts from the bench, bar, museums, art galleries, auction houses, trade publications and on-line media, appraisers and insurance companies.

Agenda* (Panels are subject to change)
Panel I: Holocaust Restitution Claims: Courtrooms, ADR or a U.S. Restitution Commission?
Panel II: Proving Provenance of Artworks: Discovery and Investigative Tools
Panel III: Installation Art: Construction, Control and Caretaking in a Litigious World
Panel IV: The Artist's Estate and Foundation: Problems and Perspectives
Panel V: Biennials and Art Fairs: Law and Practice
Panel VI: Expert Appraisals: Practice and Ethics
Panel VII: Deviations from Trust Indentures, Cy Pres and Deaccessioning

SPECIAL COCKTAIL RECEPTION on Thursday Evening, November 19
Presentation of EMIPS Award to:

Ambassabor Stuart E. Eizenstat
Gagosian Gallery, 980 Madison Ave., at 77th Street

5:30 - 7:30 PM
Award Chairs: Olivera Medenica; Carol Steinberg and Nancy Wolff

Faculty in formation: Christopher Alfieri, Christovich & Kearney, LLP, Director, Biennial, Inc./Prospect 1&2 New Orleans; Helen Allen, Pulse Art Fair, Affordable Art Fair; Hon. Phyllis Beck, Barnes Foundation; Judith Bresler, Withersworldwide; Hon. Nicholas Garaufis, U.S. Dist. Ct., EDNY; Hon. Arthur Gonzalez, U.S. Bankruptcy Ct., SDNY; Hon. Barbara Jaffe, Civil Court, NYC; Amb. J. Christian Kennedy, Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues, U.S. Dept. of State; Jules Kroll, Jemkroll Holdings LLC; Prof. Jennifer Kreder, Northern Kentucky University; Ralph Lerner, Withersworldwide; Christopher Marinello, The Art Loss Register; Judith Prowda, Professor, Sotheby’s Institute; Hon. Reena Raggi, U.S. Ct. of App., 2d Cir.; Donn Zaretsky, Deaccessioning Art Law Blog; Hon. Richard Wesley, US Ct. of Appeals, 2d Cir.

Program Co-Chairs: Hon Stephen G. Crane, JAMS; Raymond J. Dowd, Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP

Keynote Speaker: Assemblymember Daniel J. O'Donnell, 69th Assembly District; Standing Member, Arts and Tourism Committee