Nick O'Donnell Appointed Co-Chair of IBA's Art, Cultural Institutions and Heritage Law Committee
Nicholas O'Donnell was appointed Co-Chair of the International Bar Association (IBA)'s Art, Cultural Institutions and Heritage Law Committee for a two-year term as of January 1, 2020.
The committee is concerned with all aspects of law as it relates to art, artists, and cultural heritage in the broadest context. 'Art law' is an interdisciplinary field involving tax, commercial transactions, intellectual property and private and public international law.
With a membership encompassing more than 58 different countries and lawyers active in representing auction houses, museums, artists and their estates, collectors, galleries, governments in the protection of cultural heritage, and dealers in antiquities, the Committee's goal is to establish a worldwide network of art and cultural property lawyers with information and discussion links to relevant NGLs, institutes of art law, and governmental organizations.