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Suit Against Met Alleges that $100 Million Picasso Painting Was Sold Under Duress in Nazi Germany

The heirs to estate of the former owner of Picasso’s “The Actor” filed a complaint last week alleging that the painting, currently in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection, was sold under duress in the 1930s as its owner at the time, a German Jew, fled the Nazi regime.  The complaint alleges that, but for the Nazis’ policies … Continue Reading

Judge Preska Grants Steven Cohen Summary Judgment in Long-Running Case Brought by Former Wife

Today, Judge Preska granted summary judgment in favor of Steven Cohen on fraud and breach of fiduciary duty claims brought by his former wife, Patricia Cohen.  The case was originally filed in 2009 (see our previous coverage here) against Steven Cohen, the former head of SAC Capital Advisors.  In the complaint, Patricia Cohen claimed that Steven Cohen … Continue Reading
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