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This year only – take advantage of a charitable deduction of $300 (or $600 for couples)

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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

Nazi-Looted Art: Dunnington Victory For Family of Murdered Jewish Cabaret Performer Featured in Variety

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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

Dunnington Partner Raymond Dowd to Lecture At Maastricht Art Law Conference on His Recovery of An Assyrian Gold Tablet In Matter of Flamenbaum

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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’s P.M. Natasha Chang to speak on NFTs at “Estate Planning for Art Collectors”

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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.

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Dunnington’s Kamanta Kettle Publishes Article on the Importance of Diversity in Corporate Governance in “The Mother Court”

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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’s Rudyard Ceres Speaks at Success Talks Conference

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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

Raymond J. Dowd To Address Oklahoma City Chapter of Federal Bar Association on Nazi Looted Art Litigation

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On June 10, 2021, Dunnington Partner Raymond J. Dowd will present a virtual Continuing Legal Education Program for the Federal Bar Association’s Oklahoma City Chapter.  Nazi art looting and litigation over the return of stolen property to victims of the Holocaust, the history of U.S. tax laws to museums and the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act of 2016 will be covered. Read More