Published on July 13th, 2018 | by Olga Papadopoulou0
A New Arbitral Institution for the Art World
Kluwer Arbitration Blog
A New Arbitral Institution for the Art World: The Court of Arbitration for Art
Jane Parsons, Claire Morel de Westgaver (Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP)/June 17, 2018 / Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
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 arbitrations conducted by arbitrators with significant disputes, art and art law expertise and under arbitration rules (“AiA/NAI Court of Arbitration for Art Adjunct Arbitration Rules” (the “Adjunct Arbitration Rules”)) that have been designed to accommodate common issues in art-related disputes, such as provenance issues…