Howard N. Spiegler

Howard N. Spiegler

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Howard N Spiegler is a member of Kaye Spiegler. He handles all types of art transactions, including counselling its clients on international trade issues, loans, museum and private exhibitions, organising and structuring business entities, trust and estate matters, insurance issues, tax questions and criminal law concerns. Howard has also been involved in several significant cases recovering stolen artwork or other cultural property, including rare books stolen from the Swedish National Library; the full value of a Schiele painting confiscated by a Nazi agent from Lea Bondi Jaray in Austria in the late 1930s; 200 artworks looted by the Nazis from the Jacques Goudstikker Gallery in the Netherlands; numerous antiquities for the Republic of Turkey; and valuable Malevich paintings recovered for the Malevich family from Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Among other commendations, he has received the Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Defence of Art by the Association for Research into Crimes Against Art and the Prix Monique Raynaud-Contamine by the International Association of Lawyers.

He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Art Crime and has served as president and vice president of the Art Law Commission of the International Association of Lawyers and chair of the Art Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association.

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The Art Law Review

Edition 2

The Art Law Review is a unique global overview of this dynamic and growing area of legal expertise. With a focus on recent trends and developments in key jurisdictions worldwide, it examines a wide range of topics including art disputes; fakes, forgeries and authentication; art transactions; artist rights; trusts and foundations; and much more.

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