Article: Art Loans by Foreign Countries

Art and cultural artifacts are wonderful ambassadors. When U.S. museums exhibit foreign works, Americans and tourists learn about other nations’ passions, struggles, traditions, and cultures. For this reason and others, the United States has long encouraged the international exchange of art and cultural property for exhibitions at museums and similar […]

Case Watch: Abdulla v. Embassy of Iraq

On September 9, 2013, a federal court allowed a pro se plaintiff, Sallah Hamamin Abdulla, an opportunity to prove he is entitled to a default judgment against the Embassy of Iraq in Washington, D.C., which did not appear to defend itself in the case. See Abdulla v. Embassy of Iraq, […]

Event: How To Buy, Renovate and Lease Diplomatic Missions

Please join Laina Lopez Esq. and commercial real estate consultant Andrew Renart for a FREE talk on November 21, 2013 regarding the pitfalls and strategies for buying, renovating, and leasing diplomatic mission property. Open to diplomatic community. Where: The University Club of Washington, 1135 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC When: Nov. […]

Case Watch: Rosenberg v. Lashkar-E-Taiba

On September 30, 2013, in Rosenberg v. Lashkar-E-Taiba, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143402 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 30, 2013), the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York dismissed claims against inter alia two foreign officials of Pakistan. The United States had submitted a Statement of Interest arguing for the […]

Event: Art from Abroad — Current Issues Regarding Art and Cultural Heritage Loans from Foreign Countries

Join Washington, D.C. attorneys Eden Burgess and Laina Lopez for a FREE talk entitled: Art from Abroad: Current Issues Regarding Art and Cultural Heritage Loans from Foreign Countries Open to diplomats and those who work in the museum community. Space is limited.   Borrowing exhibitions of art and cultural heritage […]

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