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Authenticity in the Art Market

decoration16 Oct. 2015

Half day forum, followed by a networking lunch, providing the opportunity to hear from a panel of experienced professionals in the art industry on: 1. the ongoing issue of fakes and forgeries in the art market. 2. the impact that this is having on the industry. 3. an interactive discussion on the available solutions and future preventative measures.


1. Quis custodiet custodes ipsos? Expert liability in authentication disputes - Friederike Gräfin von Brühl, K&L Gates
2. Integrity and Reputation in the Characterisation of Art Works: some Instructive Recent Events -
Norman Palmer QC CBA FSA

3. An introduction to the ARIS - Sponsored international object -identification initiative based at the State University of New York at Albany Center of Innovation - Lawrence Shindell, ARIS Title Insurance Corporation

4. Panel discussion: Trust and transparency regarding authenticity in the art market - Current panellists include Sarah Turpin (K&L Gates), Sarah Charles (Christie’s), Marc-André Renold (Wenger Plattner Art Law Center, University of Geneva), Lawrence Shindell (ARIS Title Insurance), Norman Palmer (3 Stone Buildings), Friederike Gräfin von Brühl (K&L Gates).

(Picture: K&L Gates)


16 Oct. 2015
One New Change (Watling Street entrance)
K&L Gates and ARIS Title Insurance
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