Buried Treasure

Finders, Keepers, and the Law

Book Description

A locksmith in the Philippines discovers the Yamashita Treasure, worth billions. A group salvages the S.S. Central America and it's 300,000 pounds of gold. A mechanic finds $18,000 in the wing of an old airplane.

This book is a fascinating look at real-life situations where people have discovered treasure troves, and examines the legal ramifications of their finds.

Although this delightful book may not contain the map that leads you to a buried treasure, it will help you determine the legal implications of your find.

About Kuhne , Cecil C., III

As a member of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP's litigation section since 1993, Cecil C. Kuhne III has represented clients in federal and state court proceedings involving complex commercial disputes, business torts, and product liability.

His experience extends to litigation concerning contractual interpretation, misappropriation of trade secrets, liability for pharmaceutical products and medical devices, professional malpractice, environmental degradation, and oil and gas development. He has long been an enthusiastic foodie, and he would gladly become a gourmand or a gastronomeif he could only spell it.