Having practising in the art law field since 2012, I have drawn the following observations from this experience: litigation is not the most time-efficient and cost-efficient approach to adequately resolving disputes in the art sector; the absence of secrecy in court proceedings is a major issue for the buy side of the art market, i.e….

A new court dedicated to resolving art-related disputes was launched earlier this month in The Hague. The Court of Arbitration for Art (“CAA”) was founded by the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (“NAI”) in collaboration with Authentication in Art (“AiA”), a not-for-profit foundation that promotes best practice in art, particularly in art authentication. The CAA will administer…