Laws, Policies and Guidelines
Events and Conferences

This section contains information of international application. It is organised in the following categories:

  • Seeking Owners of Identified Looted Property
  • Governmental Conferences and Hearings
  • Case News
  • Web Resources
  • Laws, Policies and Guidelines
  • International Bodies and Reports 
  • Lawsuits
  • Research Resources
  • Art Trade
  • Events and Conferences
  • Press, television, radio and film

    Click on the left to select a category. Examples of the range of information in particular categories are:

  • Seeking Owners of Identified Looted Property: provides lists of names of individuals whose looted property has been identified in institutions in Germany and whose heirs are being sought.

    Case News: provides details of claims and cases ruled on or settled outside the courts with copies of reports and rulings. Full details of a comprehensive range of cases can be found in the News Archive, which is fully searchable by name of family, artwork, museum, city, etc.

    Web Resources: provides details of various online databases of looted paintings, results of provenance research in countries around the world, archival records available online and other research materials.

    Lawsuits: provides details of claims and cases ruled on or being settled in court with copies of court filings and judgements.

    Research Resources: provides details of family records, tracing services, art historical resources, texts of post-war reports, and books and publications.

    The site is regularly updated with new resources and developments.  To provide details of resources or cases to add to the site, please email


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