Art market regulation

CONFERENCE ART MARKET REGULATION

ST PETERSBURG
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
12:00 – 18:00
VENUE:
GENERAL STAFF BUILDING
OF THE HERMITAGE MUSEUM

PALACE SQUARE 6-8,
ST PETERSBURG,
RUSSIAN FEDERATION, 190000

On November 21 LF Academy will host a conference under the auspicies of the St Petersburg International Legal Forum entitled Art Market Regulation. The conference will be held at the General Staff Building of the State Hermitage Museum and will address the topical issues of owning and dealing in cultural property.

Keynote speakers of the conference -Secretary of State, Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation Yuri Lubimov, member of the board and First Vice President of Gazprombank Elena Borisenko and Head of Legal Department of the State Hermitage Museum Marina Tsyguleva. Members of the Parliament and state regulatory authorities such as Russian Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Culture, Federal Customs Service and Federal Tax Service, as well as businessmen, academics and members of professional associations are invited to join the discussion.

In the evening all conference participants are invited for a cocktail.

Official Conference Language: Russian.

Participation in the Conference is free of charge.

Video of the conference is available via the link.

ORGANIZERS

under the auspices

PROGRAMME

11:00 – 12:00
Accreditation, welcome coffee
12:00 – 14:00
SESSION 1. REGULATION OF CULTURAL VALUES IMPORT AND EXPORT: ACTUAL ISSUES OF ART-MARKET PARTICIPANTS

Thematic panel discussion of the law on import/export of cultural property. Participants will be able to discuss the current status of the law in force and develop the approaches on how to discuss the necessary legislative changes together with art market participants and state regulators.

Welcome speech:

Mikhail PIOTROVSKY – Director, The State Hermitage Museum


Moderator:

Yury LYUBIMOV – Secretary of State - Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation


Speakers:

Marina TSYGULEVA – Head of Legal Department, The State Hermitage Museum

Leonid MIKHELSON - Chairman of Management Board of NOVATEK – Director; Founder and President of V-A-C Foundation

Iliya TRUNIN – Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation

Elena BORISENKO – Board Member, First Vice-President, Gazprombank JSC

14:00 – 14:30
Coffee break
14:30 – 16:00
SESSION 2. POSSESSION AND TRANSACTIONS IN THE ART MARKET: TOPICAL ISSUES

Currently there is a working group discussing the draft federal law No 801269-6 On Amendments to First, Second and Third Part of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation and Separate Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation (in terms of improvement of inheritance law). The second part of the conference will focus on the issues of inheriting cultural property and transfer of property rights.

Moderator:

Maria MELNIKOVA – Adviser to the Minister, Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation

Co-moderator:

Maria ALEXANDROVA – Associate Professor of the Department of Civil Law of the Law Faculty, St. Petersburg University


Speakers:

Maria ALEXANDROVA – Associate Professor of the Department of Civil Law of the Law Faculty, St. Petersburg University

Anastasia ASTASHKEVICH – Attorney at law, Managing Partner “Astashkevich and Partners”

Grigory BALTZER – Antiquary, Head of BALTZER Auction Agency & Services

Vasily BYCHKOV – Director of Central House of Artist, President of International Confederation of antique and art dealers

Sergey DEYTSEV – Notary Public of Moscow

Mikhail KAMENSKY – Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Arts

Konstantin KORSIK – President, Federal Notary Chamber of the Russian Federation

Sergey MAKAROV – Chairman of the Department for Historical Monuments Inspection and Protection, St. Petersburg City Administration

Lyudmila PANTELEEVA – Head of Art Banking Center, Gazprombank JSC

Kirill RYBAK – Adviser to the Minister, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation

Marina SITNINA – Executive Vice-President, Gazprombank JSC

16:00 – 16:30
Coffee break
16:30 – 17:30
SESSION 2. POSSESSION AND TRANSACTIONS IN THE ART MARKET: TOPICAL ISSUES (Continuation)
17:30 – 18:00
All conference participants are invited for a cocktail

*The programme may be subject to change

Contacts

LFConferences@lfcademy.ru

+7 (812) 449 36 21

Office hours: 10:30 – 18:00

For information partnership, please, contact LFConferences@lfcademy.ru