News & Events

News & Events

The recording of the Court of Arbitration for Art’s webinar on The Role of Expert Witnesses in Art Disputes (see the invitation below) is now available:

For more information visit the CAfA Pool of Experts (including a list of experts and a link to the application form).

 


Invitation

The Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA) cordially invites you to register for CAfA’s webinar on:

 

THE ROLE OF EXPERT WITNESSES IN ART DISPUTES

25 February 2021 – 2:00 - 4:00 PM CET (Zoom)

Join leading art lawyers and art experts from around the world for an interactive discussion on the role of expert witnesses in art disputes. What is the function of expert witnesses in different legal systems? What types of expert evidence are required in art disputes (scientific evidence vs connoisseurship)? What are the challenges faced by expert witnesses and what are the challenges for the judge or arbitrator in weighing up expert evidence? These and other topics at the intersection of art and law will be discussed by our panellists, including colourful examples from their own experience.

Panel

Andrew Onslow, Queen’s Counsel (senior barrister) at 3VB, London
Angell Xi, Partner at Jingtian & Gongcheng, Shanghai
Richard Spear, Specialist in Italian baroque art and expert witness, Washington D.C.
Sharon Hecker, Art historian and curator, Milan
Anna Bennett, Conservator and expert witness, London

Moderator

Martin Wilson, Chief General Counsel at Phillips Auctioneers, London

Registration

Register for this free event via Zoom

 


Invitation

The Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA) cordially invites you to register for CAfA’s inaugural webinar on:

 

DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN THE ART WORLD

19 November 2020 – 1:00 – 2:15 PM CET (Zoom)

Join leading alternative dispute resolution and art law experts from around the world for an interactive discussion on dispute resolution in the art world. What are the difficulties of litigating art disputes in national courts? What expertise is required to determine the authenticity of an artwork? How can the market acceptability of the outcome of art disputes be increased? These and other topics at the intersection of art and law will be discussed by our panelists, including colorful examples from their practices.

Panel

Jean-François Canat, Founding partner at UGGC Avocats, Paris
Yu-Jin Tay, Partner at Mayer Brown, Singapore
Judith Wallace, Managing partner at Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP, New York
Martin Wilson, Chief General Counsel at Phillips Auctioneers, London

Moderator

Camilla Perera-De Wit, Secretary General and Director General at the Netherlands Arbitration Institute; board member of CAfA 

Registration

Register for this free event via Zoom