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'Acceptance in lieu and Cultural gifts Scheme' Annual report from the Arts Council England

09.Jan.17

Category: Knowledge

In the past year, the Cultural Gifts Scheme and Acceptance in Lieu have saved some wonderful works of art for the nation, bringing them into publicownership so that they can be enjoyed by the British public and by the millions of visitors who come to revel in this nation’s rich heritage. This report brings together 36 cases, including 13 donations under the Cultural Gifts Scheme – a fantasti... Read more

Collect and Protect -  the opportunities and legal considerations of asset based lending against art

Collect and Protect - the opportunities and legal considerations of asset based lending against art

08.Nov.16

Category: Knowledge

Building an art collection is a lifelong, often multigenerational endeavour that can account for a meaningful portion of an estate. Among the many estate-planning hurdles that art presents is that, historically, the only practical means to monetise art has been to sell it, which can be detrimental from a tax and value-maximising standpoint. Increasingly, collectors, their families and advisors are... Read more

Brexit: Some Considerations for the Art Market

03.Oct.16

Category: Knowledge

On 27 September PAIAM members attended a panel discussion on Brexit and the implications for the Art Market.  David Mundy, Bircham Dyson Bell, a constitutional law expert and Parliamentary Agent, James Willington, International Group Finance Director of Gagosian in London and Rebecca Davies, Chief Executive of LAPADA, shared some fascinating insights into what the trade might expect in the co... Read more

The Art Collecting Legal Handbook

19.Sep.16

Category: Law

Buying, selling, collecting and promoting art and cultural goods are global; but the law, the rules and processes which govern these activities remain very local. Now in its second edition, The Art Collecting Legal Handbook (Thomson Reuters) is designed to help the collector and their advisers navigate the maze, with each chapter addressing issues from the perspective of a different jurisdiction.F... Read more

Workplace pensions and automatic enrolment - new information now available.

Workplace pensions and automatic enrolment - new information now available.

12.Sep.16

Category: Pensions

Get the latest information on workplace pensions and automatic enrolment.  Read more

A new Guarantee Facility for the Culture and Creative Sectors

A new Guarantee Facility for the Culture and Creative Sectors

12.Sep.16

Category: Law

On 30 June 2016, the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) launched a €121 million guarantee initiative, the “Cultural and Creative Sectors Guarantee Facility”, to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the cultural and creative sectors via financial institutions Read more

Spain: Competition Authority Investigates Art Logistics Companies

Spain: Competition Authority Investigates Art Logistics Companies

12.Sep.16

Category: Law

The Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (“CNMC”) is the independent authority in charge of both competition and regulatory matters in Spain. Its role is to guarantee and maintain the correct operation and effective competition of all productive sectors and markets in Spain. Read more

New developments in provenance research in Switzerland regarding looted art

New developments in provenance research in Switzerland regarding looted art

28.Jul.16

Category: Law

On 1 January 2016, the Swiss government initiated a new funding scheme for provenance research of artworks and cultural goods by museums or institutional collections and third parties’ networks in Switzerland. Read more

De Sole v. Knoedler Gallery - A Field of Red Flags

De Sole v. Knoedler Gallery - A Field of Red Flags

05.May.16

Category: Law

Last month, collectors Domenico and Eleanore De Sole settled their claims against the now defunct Knoedler Gallery and its former president and director, Ann Freedman. The Knoedler Gallery, founded in 1846 and considered a New York institution, was one of the most venerable art galleries in the United States.  It survived three wars and several recessions.  Knoedler abruptly closed its d... Read more

Protecting National Heritage or Stifling the German Art Market?

Protecting National Heritage or Stifling the German Art Market?

05.May.16

Category: Law

Since 1955, it has been possible for Germany’s 16 states to register on a list of objects of national cultural importance artworks that are considered of particular cultural significance to the German nation. Once registered, the artwork cannot be permanently exported from Germany. Naturally, once an artwork is on the list, its fair market value plummets because it can no longer be sold on the int... Read more

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