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Case Summary

Iran v. Berend

Iran v. Berend, [2007] EWHC 132 (QB).

This British case involving an allegedly looted ancient Persian relief turned on a

choice of law question, namely whether the court should apply the laws of the nation where the object originated (in this case, Iran) or the laws of the nation where a bona fide purchaser took possession of it (here, France).

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