The Art Law Foundation aims to promote and coordinate, on a national and international level, the work and research on the most topical questions related to art and cultural heritage law.
The Foundation also supports the activities of the academic Art-Law Centre.

Foundation’s news

Launch of the Responsible Art Market Initiative

Saturday January 28th, 2017

The ALF & partners are proud to announce the launch of the Responsible Art Market (RAM) Initiative and its dedicated website www.responsibleartmarket.org. The RAM Initiative is a cross industry initiative formed in Geneva in 2015. RAM’s members span the entire spectrum of the art market from galleries, dealers, auction houses, advisors and service providers, to lawyers,... View Article

New edition of the Art Law Magazine

Monday January 9th, 2017

The Art Law Magazine’s fourth edition has just been published (December 2016). This publication deals with highly tropical issues, such as : the case involving Mr and Mrs Le Guennec relating to their possession of 271 works of art by Picasso which they had stored during 40 years in their garage, the profession of the art expert, Tax aspects of... View Article

Events

14 March 2017
6.30-8pm

Private tour and discussion: Women artists and their current market

Join us on 14 March for our next exclusive member events at Bonhams Geneva for a guided tour and discussion on "Les artistes femmes et leur marché actuel".

26 January 2017
2.30-5.30pm

Building an art market for the future: Guidelines for Countering Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Threats

Issues linked to lack of transparency and authenticity are undermining trust and credibility in the art market. At the same time the legal and regulatory framework within which art businesses are required to operate is evolving and becoming increasingly complex. The Responsible Art Market Initiative (RAM) has been formed in response to these developments. RAM’s mission... View Article

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