April 22, 2014 - Art Crime and Cultural Heritage: Fakes, Forgeries, and Looted and Stolen Art NEWS RELEASE - ARIS is pleased to announce that on June 4 to 6, 2014 it will participate in a symposium at the New York University Law School.This conference will bring together museums, auction houses, insurers, appraisers, scholars, attorneys, forensic scientists and other art industry experts to discuss the growing challenges surrounding art theft, art fraud as well as art fakes and forgery scams. On cultures of authenticity and ownership in art and cultural heritage NEWS RELEASE - ARIS is pleased to announce that on March 23, 2014, it participated in a conference at the Maastricht University at the conclusion of The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) in Maastricht, Netherlands.Collectors should consider acquiring title insurance even when buying from leading, reputable dealers and auction houses because due to the complexity of the art market ownership risk intermediaries cannot investigate legal title to the same extent as a title insurer nor do they assume the financial title risk.
ARIS supports the overarching goals of the Congress to curate and organize on a global basis the leading scientific, academic and market knowledge on authentication and to serve as a center of academic excellence on art industry authenticity issues.
November 12, 2013 - Mitigating risks in art related financial transactions FINE ART WEALTH MANAGEMENT - Historically, financial institutions have been ill-equipped to address clients investment in art and collectibles, an increasingly large component of clients portfolios, and the unique art market challenges associated with owning, buying, selling, gifting and lending against passion assets.
Bodo Sartorius on the predicted shift toward increased compliance around art assets to control illegal trade, fakes and forgeries, money laundering and similar trade-regulatory dynamics in the art industry, which in turn will increase market transparency, due diligence requirements and the use of full risk mitigation tools.
November 12, 2014 - Hot topics in art law NEWS RELEASE - ARIS is pleased to announce that on November 11, 2014 it participated on a Continuing Legal Education panel at the New York City Bar Association Center addressing current topics in art law including federal and state laws regulating the sale of ivory, developments in the law concerning good faith purchasers of art as well as the art market title risk and art title insurance.
NEWS RELEASE - ARIS is pleased to announce that it will participate on May 10 in a London International Art Industry Forum seminar (co-sponsored by Sothebys Institute of Art, Skates Art Market Research and others), which will bring together global, art market thought-leaders from prominent academic researchers to expert practitioners to discuss in an academic-style round-table format the nature of interpersonal relationships and current or future regulation of individuals and entities operating in the art market. Edwards, Modern and Contemporary art collector, at the 2013 Heckerling conference AUDIOCAST - Robert Edwards collector, ARIS client and guest speaker at ARIS annual luncheon at the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando, Florida discusses as a passionate and seasoned art collector how the lack of regulation and transparency in art transactions creates challenges for collectors and how title insurance has been a cost-effective means for him to eliminate the art market title risks, which have impacted his transactions and the transactions of collector colleagues.
November 12, 2012 - Beyond Frida: Major issues facing the international art market in Latin American and beyond NEWS RELEASE - ARIS is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring along with Christies and Herrick and in coordination with the Union Internationale des Avocats a one-day seminar on December 3, 2012 in Mexico City on pressing legal and financial issues in todays Latin American art market.
November 18, 2013 - ARIS Title Insurance Corporation launches initiative to establish international legal-scientific standards for emerging authenticity technologies in global art market BUSINESS WIRE - ARIS is pleased to announce its launching of an eighteen-month project aimed at establishing a framework for implementing technologies intended to address the issue of authenticity of fine art and collectibles in the global market following, as the art market's title insurer, receiving inquiries over the past year from technology firms and other art market stakeholders about object-identification solutions.
November 12, 2013 - ARIS Title Insurance Corporation: Main Ai A Congress sponsor NEWS RELEASE - ARIS is pleased to announce that it will lead sponsorship of the Authentication in Art Congress being held at The Hague in May 2014.
Forward-thinking lenders, advisors and trust and estate practitioners are now applying best practices from the financial, real estate and business world to the art industry (such as acquiring title insurance) not only to navigate the art investment risk but also to secure finality and value in the art transaction.
August 26, 2013 - ARIS to participate in The Appraisal Foundation roundtable on personal property NEWS RELEASE - ARIS is pleased to announce that it will participate in the first annual roundtable hosted by The Appraisal Foundation on important issues (from minimum qualifications and standards to oversight) for appraising personal property including fine and decorative art, gems and jewelry.
The event will be held on September 24, 2013 at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D. August 16, 2013 - ARIS to participate in Skates second online art business education program NEWS RELEASE - ARIS Chairman, Lawrence Shindell, will participate along with esteemed art industry practitioners and academics in Skates online art education program entitled Beyond Basics: Review and Analysis of Art Market Regulation, Art Finance, Collection Management, and Online Art Trading Platforms.