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

New training course: Certificate in the modern and contemporary art market

Friday September 25th, 2020

The ALF is pleased to support a new training course launched by !fage (Fondation pour la formation des adultes)  aimed at obtaining a “Certificat du marché de l’art moderne et contemporain” (Certificate in the modern and contemporary art market)  As part of this new training course, a conference on the theme “Financiarisation, dematerialisation: current and future... View Article

COVID 19: The Swiss government supports the cultural sector

Thursday April 9th, 2020

Note by Professor Henry Peter, Director of the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy (GCP) and Dr. Anne Laure Bandle, Director of the ALF and Academic Fellow of the GCP on the Swiss government’s measures to support the cultural sector. The cultural sector is particularly affected by the very difficult situation resulting from the current containment and... View Article


10 and 17 November 2020

Money Laundering, Sanctions and Corporate Transparency: Risks and Solutions for the U.S. Art Market in 2020 and Beyond

The Responsible Art Market New York Regional Committee is organising its second event as a two-part webinar series on legal and regulatory issues faced by the U.S. art market. The two panels will discuss recent developments, highlight relevant updates to last year’s in-person conference at Columbia Law School and present new thinking on how to... View Article

5 November 2020

The world of arts confronted with the new Swiss copyright law

The ALF organizes jointly with the Art-Law Centre its annual conference on the Swiss copyright reform. Copyright protects artists and gives them the right to decide whether, when and how their work can be used. In Switzerland, the Copyright Act has just been modernized to adapt to the digital age. This reform affect users, archives,... View Article

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