CINOA is an international body of dealer associations for the art and antiques industry. Members cover range from specialists in antiquities to contemporary art. 

CINOA: ‘The wave after wave of damaging legislation has to stop’

21 March 2022

The art market is being unfairly targeted with restrictions and regulations over stolen cultural property according to its most senior trade federation.


Unesco ad campaign on looted art has ‘intention to mislead’

07 December 2020

A Unesco campaign aimed at increasing public awareness of looted art is threatening to backfire after it emerged the ‘stories’ told in its adverts were fabricated.

Three culture bill proposals to be debated in November

01 October 2018

Three proposals for a European Union law on the import of cultural goods have been tabled for ‘trilogue’ talks in November.

ATG letter: United Nations of dealers

23 July 2018

MADAM – I write in reference to the letter from BADA chairman Michael Cohen, and the reply by LAPADA chief executive Freya Simms (ATG No 2351), on cooperation between the two organisations (Lewis J Baer of Newel, New York writes).

Keep legislation in check, says global trade body

16 July 2018

The global art and antiques trade body has vowed to continue lobbying against international legislation that is to the detriment of the trade.

CINOA snubs resale right conference

02 May 2017

An attempt by collecting agencies and copyright organisations to establish a global treaty on Artist’s Resale Right has been met with strong opposition from international trade bodies.

CINOA ‘needs to be leader on ivory’

04 July 2016

The rising tide of regulation against ivory, and the consequent threat to the trade in antiques, was a principal subject of debate at last month’s CINOA conference in Paris.