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PAIAM - Conversation with Artists Alvaro Barrington and Rana Begum: Empowering Diverse Voices in the Art Market

Posted  09/30/20
On 30 September 2020, Azmina Jasani chaired and moderated a PAIAM Webinar entitled, In Conversation with Artists Alvaro Barrington and Rana Begum: Empowering Diverse Voices in the Art Market.  The Webinar explored the artists’ experiences navigating the international art market and their views on how to enhance, empower and elevate diverse voices within the art market. Watch Here

Block 336, Artist Legal Rights Sessions, Copyright Infringement

Posted  08/27/20
Block 336, Artist Legal Rights Sessions, Copyright Infringement.  Azmina Jasani contributed as a panellist on a webinar focusing on copyright infringement.  Topics for conversation included: appropriation v. plagiarism, fair dealing v. fair use, inspiration v. copying and what it takes to get legal proceedings going. Watch Here

The Supreme Court considers the issue of Garden Ornaments under the Listed Buildings regime

Posted  06/10/20
By Emelyne Peticca
On 20 May 2020, the Supreme Court of the UK handed down a judgment considering the categorisation as “listed buildings” of a pair of early 18th century lead urns attributed to the Flemish sculptor John van Nost, in the case of Dill v Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government. Read More

Force Majeure and Covid-19

Posted  05/15/20
Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the art market. The pandemic has halted numerous transactions and many stakeholders, including artists, museums, art fairs, auction houses and galleries have ceased to operate and/or been forced to re-evaluate existing and future projects. As a result of the Covid-19 restrictions placed in various parts of the world, some art related contracts have become difficult or...

RICS Valuation Conference 2020 "Commissions in art transactions"

Posted  03/20/20
In March 2020, Azmina spoke at the RICS Valuation Conference in London on the topic of commissions in art transactions, flagging the difference between a commission versus a profit, highlighting the circumstances under which a commission can be deemed “secret” and thereby unlawful and discussing recent case law and best practices.

When artists and galleries split, what are the legal implications?

Posted  02/15/20
Constantine Cannon attorney Azmina Jasani published in the Art Newspaper, When artists and galleries split, what are the legal implications?. Click here to read the article.

January 10, 2020

Constantine Cannon attorney Azmina Jasani was quoted in the JPR article, Benin negotiates with France to return precious objects taken during colonial war.  Click here to read the article.

UK Welcomes Art Market to the Regulated Sector - New Anti-Money Laundering Regulations

Posted  01/10/20
Azmina Jasani authored an article, UK Welcomes Art Market to the Regulated Sector, on the new anti-money laundering regulations that went into effect on 10 January 2020 bringing art market participants into the regulated sector for the Trust & Estates Magazine’s Art, Auction and Antiques Issue, dated April 2020. Read Here

October 10, 2019

Attorney Fionnuala Rogers was quoted in the Art Newspaper article, Money laundering, trafficking, ivory: crackdown on art crime intensifies.  Click here to read the article.  
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