Hot Topics in Art Law 2018: The Legal Implications of Emerging Technologies

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Program Chair & Moderator:
Steven R. Schindler

Steven R. Schindler
Schindler Cohen & Hochman LLP

  • The program will focus on the legal implications of blockchain and other emerging technologies in the art world. Among the topics for discussion are public offerings of shares of art masterworks using blockchain, use of blockchain in authenticating art and establishing title in art, contractual considerations in buying, selling and financing art in light of this technology, and litigation risks that may arise.

    Live Program & Webcast: $149 for Members | $249 for Nonmembers
    Small Law Firm Member: $79

    Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (earliest admission 2016-2018 in any state or country), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges (and their staff), or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.


  • Josh Goldstein
    General Counsel
    Amy Lauren
    Senior Associate
    Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
    Lindsay Moroney
    Karen M. Steel
    Schindler Cohen & Hochman LLP
    Diana Wierbicki
    Partner and Global Head of Art Law


  • 6:00 p.m. – 6:05 p.m. Introduction of Topic and Panelists
    Steven R. Schindler
    6:05 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Blockchain for Lawyers: Dispelling the Myth
    Amy Lauren and Lindsay Moroney
    6:30 p.m. – 6:55 p.m. The Effect of Blockchain Technology on Contracts and Participants in the Art Market
    Diana Wierbicki
    6:55 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. New Ways to Invest: At the Intersection of the Art Market and Securities Laws
    Josh Goldstein
    7:20 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. The Litigation and Regulatory Landscape
    Karen Steel
    7:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Q&A


  • CLE Credit
    2.0 Professional Practice
     2.3 General
     2.0 General
     1.5 General


  • Sponsoring Association Committee: Art Law Committee | Steven R. Schindler, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships Manager | (212) 382-6608 |