Art and Cultural Heritage Crime Symposium
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Art and Cultural Heritage Crime Symposium

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) currently ranks art crime as the third-largest criminal enterprise in the world. The increase in international art transactions has incubated a booming market for stolen and fraudulent art, and major US arts institutions still grapple with repatriation of stolen or looted objects in their collections. Co-organized by Jane C.H. Jacob, art historian and provenance research expert, Jacob Fine Art, Inc., Chris Marinello, director and founder, Art Recovery Group, and Alice Farren-Bradley, Museum Security Network, the symposium brings together experts from major museums and auction houses, the NYU School of Law, the US Department of Homeland Security, and the President’s Cultural Property Advisory Committee, as well as independent scholars and authors, art crime victims, art crime attorneys, forensic scientists, and other major players working to address art crime worldwide.

Join us and learn about the legal, forensic, governmental, and political strategies being employed to address the enormity of this global phenomenon. Topics include the history of fakes and forgeries, insurance fraud, art theft and art scams, scientific and forensic approaches, provenance research, cultural repatriation, issues facing auction houses and purchasers, and current case studies.

CLE units and financial aid are available for those who qualify. Attorneys attending the symposium can earn 16 CLEs in Professional Practice: 6.5 CLEs (November 1), 6.5 CLEs (November 2), and 3.0 CLEs (November 3). CLEs are transitional.

*The full symposium discount rate is only available to NYU students, alumni, faculty, and adjunct faculty, as well as to NYSBA members.

Symposium Information

Dates: November 1–3, 2016

Time: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

Registration Fees:
By October 1, 2016
Full Symposium: $795 | Single Day: $300
NYU Students, Alumni, and Faculty and NYSBA Members*: $745
After October 1, 2016
Full Symposium: $875 | Single Day: $325
NYU Students, Alumni, and Faculty and NYSBA Members*: $825

Lunch Registration: $25 per day

NYU Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South

Please Note: This symposium, when attended in its entirety, counts as a 10-session elective for NYUSPS students previously registered for art-related certificate programs. For additional information on the symposium, please call 212-998-7289 or email