Copyright litigation over Andy Warhol’s appropriation art dominated headlines in the art world in 2021. Dunnington partner Raymond Dowd, author of Copyright Litigation Handbook (Thomson Reuters West 2021-22) was featured in an article on Andy Warhol’s religious faith and copyright infringement. Warhol’s work was exhibited at the National Arts Club in Gramercy Park where Dowd serves on the Board of Governors. Read More
Authorized by Congress in response to the pandemic, a special tax deduction in 2021 will reward taxpayers who make charitable donations by December 31.
This year only, taxpayers who take the standard deduction can claim an additional deduction of up to $300 for cash contributions to qualifying charities made in 2021. Married couples filing jointly can claim up to $600. Read More
Dunnington’s legal victory in recovering two artworks by the artist Egon Schiele on behalf of the family of Fritz Grunbaum was featured in Variety. Fritz Grunbaum was a Jewish cabaret performer who openly mocked the Nazis. Grunbaum was the inspiration for the Joel Gray character in the Broadway show and film Cabaret. Read More
On November 26, 2021, Dunnington Partner Raymond J. Dowd will lecture at Maastricht University’s Ius Commune Research School Art Law Conference on Dunnington’s landmark victory at the New York Court of Appeals in Matter of Flamenbaum. In Flamenbaum, Dunnington successfully represented the Federal Republic of Germany on behalf of Germany’s Vorderasiatisches Museum. Dunnington recovered a golden Assyrian tablet that had been excavated from the Temple of Ishtar by German archeologist Walter Andrea in 1913. The tablet surfaced in a decedent’s safe deposit box in Nassau County New York. Read More
Dunnington partner P.M. Natasha Chang will speak on “NFTs & Estate Planning” at an “Estate Planning for Art Collectors” CLE sponsored by Center for Art Law. The CLE will take place at noon on Thursday, November 18th, virtually and in person at Dunnington’s offices at 230 Park Avenue (45th St), 21st floor. This event has concluded.
Dunnington’s Kamanta Kettle shares her thoughts on the importance of diversity in corporate governance in the April edition of The Mother Court, a quarterly newsletter published by the SDNY Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. The newsletter can be found here.
Kamanta Kettle is a Senior Associate at Dunnington.
Dunnington partner Rudyard Ceres is a key speaker at the Success Talks Series: Accelerate Your Career 2021 Conference, which takes place on June 15 and June 16. Each day of this two-day conference will include a variety of speakers who discuss the meritocracy tale, the art of being indispensable, strategies to manage employees, and ways to succeed in a hybrid environment. Read More
On May 28, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) clarified and supplemented its previous guidance from December 2020 relating to vaccination requirements in the workplace. Read More