American Bar Association to Publish Martin Aquilina’s Article on Exporting Cultural Property

Martin Aquilina, partner and head of HazloLaw – Business Lawyers’ International law department, has just had his article “Caveat Venditor: Exporting Cultural Property from Canada Is Not as Simple as It Seems” accepted for publication in the Spring 2019 edition of the American Bar Association Art & Cultural Heritage Law Newsletter. The article addresses the recent Federal Court of Appeal’s decision to prevent the sale of Iris Bleus, a painting by the French artist Gustave Caillebotte, to an acquirer outside Canada. As explained in the article, sellers of cultural objects must obtain an export permit to send cultural objects abroad if these objects are deemed to be important to Canadian heritage.

To read the article on Hazlo’s website, click here.