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The HEAR Act: An Underutilised Tool for Recovering Holocaust-Looted Art is Scheduled Soon Partially to Expire

The HEAR Act extended the statute of limitations for legal actions in the US seeking the return of art lost to its owners as a result of Nazi persecution.

Bienstock PLLC Files Suit for Restitution of Historic “Bird’s Head Haggadah”

Bienstock PLLC is in a legal battle for restitution of the historic "Bird's Head Haggadah". The Israel Museum refuses to acknowledge legitimate ownership.

Looted-Art Heirs May Find A Sympathetic Forum In NY Courts

After more than two decades, and three rounds of court proceedings, the heirs to Fritz Grunbaum have finally succeeded in recovering Egon Schiele artworks looted during the Holocaust.

French Still Making Insufficient Efforts to Return Nazi-Looted Art

While the French government recently announced new steps it was taking for repatriating Holocaust looted art, those efforts were superficial and inadequate, according to Martin Bienstock, a lawyer who specializes in Holocaust art repatriation.

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Consumer Protection Blog

The Supreme Court is increasingly empowering unscrupulous companies to take advantage of customer and employees by using forced arbitration clauses. Explore recent efforts to fight back against the use of forced arbitration. If you have been stymied by a forced arbitration clause, please contact us to see if we can help.

Holocaust Art Repatriation Blog

The Nazis war crimes included the systematic looting of priceless art and artifacts. U.S. Courts have offered some relief. Explore recent events in the efforts to repatriate art looted by the Nazis. If you are an heir to artifacts looted during the Holocaust, please contact us to see if we can help.

Insurance Coverage Blog

From cybersecurity to business interruption to professional liability, follow the most recent events in the insurance coverage industry. If your insurer has denied your claim, please contact us to see if we can help.

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