Publication date: 21 October 2019
On 27 November 2019, Russell Advocaten organises a symposium on Art & Law. This symposium will cover, inter alia, the evaluation of the Heritage Act by the Advisory Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property. Former Minister Alexander Pechtold, Chairman of the Committee, will be present and answer questions.
On Wednesday, 27 November 2019, Russell Advocaten organises a symposium on Art & Law, covering, inter alia, the evaluation of the Heritage Act by the Pechtold Committee.
Drs. Alexander Pechtold, Chairman of the Advisory Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property, former minister and former leader of D66 in the House of Representatives will be present and answer questions.
Drs. Mark Grol, Managing Director of PAN Amsterdam, will address you, as well as Paul W.L. Russell, LL.M., senior partner of Russell Advocaten, Art & Law expert and former member of the Senate of the States General of the Netherlands.
Participants of the symposium are invited to visit the PAN Amsterdam fair afterwards, from 12.00 hrs. The fair is within walking distance from Russell Advocaten.
The program will be moderated by drs. Maria L. Henneman.
|Subject:||Evaluation of the Dutch Heritage Act|
|Date:||Wednesday 27 November 2019|
|Speakers:||Paul W.L. Russell, LL.M.|
drs. Mark Grol
drs. Alexander Pechtold
|09:30||Arrival and coffee|
|10:00||Opening symposium by drs. Maria L. Henneman|
|10:05||Paul W.L. Russell, LL.M., Senior partner of Russell Advocaten, Art & Law expert:|
“From the Cultural Heritage Protection Act to the Heritage Act”
|10:20||Drs. Mark Grol, Managing Director of PAN Amsterdam|
“PAN Amsterdam and the state of the art market”
|10:30||Discussion with former Minister drs. Alexander Pechtold,|
Chairman of the Advisory Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property
|12:00||Closing, network lunch and optional visit to PAN Amsterdam in RAI|
Antonio Vivaldistraat 6
1083 HP Amsterdam
|Registration:||by registration form. After acceptance of your registration by us, you will receive a confirmation.|
We are happy to answer your questions during the meeting. You can also submit questions via the registration form or e-mail to email@example.com.
Russell Advocaten is glad to be at your service, also abroad via Primerus Worldwide Lawyers, an international network of 3,000 lawyers in 40 countries.
Click to read a report of the syposium.
Russell Advocaten has for the 17th consecutive year in a row been included in The Legal 500. We are pleased with the recognition for the quality of our legal services by experts and clients. Please read what they say about us:read on
The Dutch restitution policy returns to its original principles and is rightly becoming more generous. Cases that have already been settled can also be resubmitted. What will change in the policy?read on
The sale of a drawing by Rubens, owned by Princess Christina, at an auction in New York caused great indignation and a discussion about the policy for cultural heritage in the Netherlands. This resulted in two advice committees, the Pechtold Committee and the Buma Committee. The latter has issued an interim opinion, that, if adopted, could have serious consequences for art collectors and art dealers in the Netherlands.read on
Russell Advocaten noticed in its proceedings before the Dutch Restitutions Committee that the committee increasingly attached importance to the interest of the current owners. This is contrary to the Washington Principles. The committee appointed to evaluate Dutch restitution policy agrees with us in its “Striving for Justice” report.read on
Even if the Restitutions Committee recommends to return looted art, it is not certain that the work of art will actually return to its rightful claimants. It could be that the work of art is irreplaceable and indispensable to Dutch cultural heritage and may not leave the Netherlands.read on
At the online symposium of the Vereniging Kunst Cultuur Recht on the Heritage Act and the protection of cultural goods, Paul W.L. Russell, LL.M. threw a few stones into the pond. How useful are protective measures to keep cultural heritage in the Netherlands without making underlying purchase funds directly available? Is the designation procedure necessary?read on
The Rijksmuseum Twenthe paid almost EUR 3 million into a fake bank account. Hackers had taken over the correspondence between the museum and an art dealer on the purchase of a painting by Constable. Who pays for the damage? The museum or the art dealer?read on