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5 Mar 2015
by Gerben Hartman

The Netherlands: Econvert v. Voith–Acces to seized Evidence, Court of Appeal of Arnhem-Leeuwarden, 200.157.56001, 16 December 2014

Direct access to seized documents, selected from a larger pool of previously seized evidence, is denied on the basis of Dutch procedural provisions relating to Directive 2004/48/EC, because the defendant has not been allowed prior review of the seized selection. …
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27 Feb 2015
by Brad Spitz

ECJ: Auction houses may transfer cost of artist’s resale royalties to the buyer

An auction house may transfer the responsibility of paying the artist’s ‘droit de suite’ from the seller to the buyer. This judgment, rendered by the European Court of Justice on 26 February 2015 in response to a reference from the …


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