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22 Aug 2012, 10:20 am by Rick St. Hilaire
"The case will continue to move forward in the coming weeks.This post is researched, written, and published on the blog Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. [read post]
3 Dec 2019, 10:00 am by Rick St. Hilaire
Newly unsealed antiquities trafficking charges detail an alleged Cambodian smuggling network.CPIA enforcement, the "CPIA Embargo," and statute of limitations are some of the legal issues presented by the grand jury indictment.A federal grand jury in Manhattan has handed up a 26 page indictment detailing an alleged cultural heritage trafficking network that stretched from Cambodia to America's antiquities market. [read post]
16 Sep 2014, 3:30 am by Rick St. Hilaire
Federal prosecutors recently scored three court victories in two forfeiture actions and one subpoena case involving allegedly contraband Peruvian artifacts.A federal magistrate in New Mexico recommended that a conservator, who may have handled contraband objects, turn over his business records to prosecutors under subpoena, a decision that certainly will attract attention among conservation professionals since they are rarely the subject of cultural property claims filed by the government.A federal… [read post]
13 Nov 2013, 4:59 pm by Rick St. Hilaire
UNESCO confronts a budgetary and political crisis following America’s automatic defunding of the U.N. agency in 2011 and UNESCO's decision last Friday stripping the United States of its voting rights.The General Conference of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization is meeting in Paris from November 5 through 20. [read post]
17 Nov 2014, 3:00 am by Rick St. Hilaire
Smith introduced a resolution to establish a Syrian war crimes tribunal.The full text of H.R. 5703, the Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act, can be found here.Photo credit: House.govBy Rick St. [read post]
25 Jan 2014, 7:36 am by Tess Davis
It is also a very attractive way to clean “dirty” assets in the face of otherwise strengthened anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws, which as former United States prosecutor Rick St. [read post]