November 15

Expropriation of cultural property: cases and peculiarities. New article at “Noticias Jurídicas”

Expropriation of cultural property: cases and peculiarities. New article at “Noticias Jurídicas”

El pasado 8 de septiembre de 2017 publicamos en el Portal “Noticias Jurídicas” el artículo “La expropiación forzosa de bienes culturales: supuestos y particularidades”, escrito por el director de este despacho, Antonio Pedro Rodríguez Bernal. Este artículo aborda el procedimiento de expropiación aplicable a los bienes culturales, resaltando sus particularidades. El bien cultural y, especialmente, el.

August 15

Master Class “Preventive legal advice to administrations, individuals and operators in the Historical Heritage area” by Antonio Pedro Rodríguez Bernal

The prestigious Institute of Cultural Heritage of Spain (Instituto del Patrimonio Cultural de España – IPCE), under the Ministry of Culture organization, has invited the director of this office, Antonio Pedro Rodríguez Bernal, to teach the Master Class “Preventive legal advice to administrations, individuals and operators in the Historical Heritage area”, part of the course.

February 1

Towards an anti – cultural goods laundering regulation in the European Union

Towards an anti – cultural goods laundering regulation in the European Union

I. Introduction Some countries in Europe have a strong industry devoted to cultural goods. Particularly, United Kingdom attracts a meaningful number of all cultural goods transactions that take place in the world. The art market is a prime example of British achievement in a highly competitive global environment. Britain has 29% of the global art.

November 20

The Role of the Escrow Agent

Transactions on works of art of great value, though lucrative, are often a source of concern for all parties involved, who may not be sure if their efforts will come to fruition. In response to certain irregularities in these operations, a legal figure has appeared at the international level whose presence is increasingly desired in.

November 18

An Overview of Art Law

As one of the few Spanish law offices that specialises in Art Law, we can confirm that the intervention in the complex world of Works of Art and Cultural Goods  necessarily requires expert advice. In this field of expertise, several areas of practice are involved: Criminal Law (smuggling, crimes against Historical Heritage and crimes against.