Legal and Judicial

Strengthening the law and its enforcement is critical to combatting antiquities looting and trafficking. Learn more about the legal and judicial tools utilized in the fight against cultural racketeering, and how they are applied in practice from customs seizures, to police investigations, to criminal prosecutions.


April 16, 2019

Multi-Stakeholder Initiative Launched to Combat Financial Crimes via Art and Antiquities

Allies from the Financial, Legal, Law Enforcement, and Art Market Communities Lay Roadmap for Action Hollywood, FL (April 16, 2019)—Today the Antiquities Coalition launched its new Financial Crimes Task Force, […]

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December 19, 2018

Think Tank Confronts Hong Kong’s Role as a Haven for Art Criminals

New Antiquities Coalition Policy Brief Explores How Hong Kong Can Protect Consumers and Markets from Cultural Racketeering The Antiquities Coalition today released a policy brief analyzing how Hong Kong’s laws […]

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January 09, 2018

The Antiquities Coalition Commends Manhattan District Attorney For Seizure Of Looted Artwork

The Antiquities Coalition commends Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. for the January 5 seizure of a number of Classical masterpieces from the private collection of hedge fund billionaire Michael H. Steinhardt.

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