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

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

Publication by one of our members on the ALF

Thursday April 9th, 2020

Guest Work Agency, our first Australian member, recently published an interview with our director, which included a discussion on ALF’s activities. Read the article online here.


5 November 2020

Save the date: 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

12 June 2020

Lifting the lockdown – Challenges and practical solutions for art businesses

The RAM London committee organises a webinar on Lifting the lockdown – Challenges and practical solutions for art businesses.  Moderator: Georgina Adam Panel: (confirmed speakers so far) Art Gallery – Cliodhna Murphy, Hauser & Wirth Art Fair – Freya Simms, LAPADA Auction House  – Myriam Christinaz, Phillips, Geneva This webinar is free of charge. To register, please rsvp to

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