Partner, LANTER, Attorneys & Tax Advisors, Zurich
He is a frequent speaker and has published extensively on issues related to art law, civil procedure law and law of succession. Marc is one of the authors of the Basle Commentary on Swiss Civil Procedure Law. He teaches art law at the University of Zurich (Executive Master in Art Market Studies), the Sigmund Freud University Vienna (postgraduate course in Art Law) and at the International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki (MA in Art Law and Arts Management).
Marc is a recognized expert in art law. He was a sub-member of the Independent Commission of Experts Switzerland – Second World War (Bergier Commission, 1996–2001) and collaborated on an expert opinion on looted art. He gained international prominence with the legal dispute concerning the restitution of the Beethoven Frieze in Vienna (2013) and the case on international legal assistance in criminal matters concerning a painting allegedly attributed to Leonardo da Vinci (2019). As an expert in art law, he advises private collectors and dealers, auction houses, museums, foundations, banks and insurance companies. He is a member of several art law institutions. Marc was appointed to the CAfA Arbitration Pool in April 2021.
Marc’s educational background includes: the University of Zurich (lic. iur., 1996, Dr. iur., 2001, summa cum laude); Stanford Law School and University of California, Berkeley (LL.M., 2005).