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Republic of Turkey v. Christie’s, Inc.

Republic of Turkey v. Christie’s, Inc. et al, No. 1:17-cv-03086 (S.D.N.Y. April 27, 2017).

In this ongoing dispute, the Republic of Turkey is seeking to recover a prized ancient marble sculpture allegedly looted in the early 1960s, which sold at Christie’s, New York in April 2017 for...

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