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Whether you're a collector, artist, dealer or gallery, this podcast series provides advice and guidance on a range of topics for everyone in the art world, from professionals who work extensively in the space. The opportunities are far reaching, but advances in tech and global movements bring fresh challenges. We talk to experienced lawyers about the challenges art professionals and artists face and how to navigate an increasingly complex market.

Whether you're a collector, artist, dealer or gallery, this podcast series provides advice and guidance on a range of topics for everyone in the art world, from professionals who work extensively in the space. The opportunities are far reaching, but advances in tech and global movements bring fresh challenges. We talk to experienced lawyers about the challenges art professionals and artists face and how to navigate an increasingly complex market.
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United Kingdom

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Whether you're a collector, artist, dealer or gallery, this podcast series provides advice and guidance on a range of topics for everyone in the art world, from professionals who work extensively in the space. The opportunities are far reaching, but advances in tech and global movements bring fresh challenges. We talk to experienced lawyers about the challenges art professionals and artists face and how to navigate an increasingly complex market.

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English

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+44 20 7597 6314


Episodes

Art: Divorce and the division of assets

12/5/2019
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In this podcast, we look at how art can be divided during the divorce settlement process. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to Sharon Ser and Jocelyn Tsao, divorce and family lawyers in Hong Kong, about how to divide art assets during a divorce settlement in high conflict situations. Since art collections can be a complex and significant marital asset, Sharon and Jocelyn discuss the benefits of documenting pieces upon acquisition, the issues of art valuation, and the value of an...

Duration:00:11:53

Art: One asset of the estate

11/21/2019
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In this podcast, we address estate administration issues we encounter with art. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to Jimmy Dougherty about the different layers of complexities in the estate administration process for collectors and artists. Since art is movable, it has required international collectors with multiple residences to take a more proactive approach to their estate planning. Jimmy also discusses different approaches for how artists can stay involved in legacy planning...

Duration:00:09:56

Art: What's buzzing in California

11/14/2019
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In this podcast, we address an array of California issues that affect the art market. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to Kim Almazan about the buzz and growth of the art fair scene in the San Francisco area. Kim discusses two cases of deaccessioning art holdings, improvements galleries can make to ensure they are in line with the Americans with Disabilities Act and explains employment issues impacting art galleries.

Duration:00:09:27

Art: Gifting globally

11/7/2019
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In this podcast, we look at cross-border art philanthropy and naming rights. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to Alana Petraske about collectors' global philanthropic goals as their passions and interests become more mobile. Alana discusses tax-efficient ways to support charitable causes worldwide, approaches institutions can take to fundraising globally, and concerns in the art world regarding naming arrangements.

Duration:00:06:43

Art: Galleries going global

10/31/2019
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In this podcast, we discuss issues related to art galleries doing business in multiple jurisdictions. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to Charles Kolstad about tax issues, the corporate structure, and setting up a process for art galleries to engage in business in more than one state or country. Galleries are increasingly looking to expand globally. Charles reviews what practical considerations come up as more and more galleries are developing their brand across jurisdictions...

Duration:00:09:40

Art: A unique collateral choice

10/24/2019
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In this podcast, we discuss how art collectors can use their art as collateral for loans to access capital for other investments. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to Xanthe Lok and Pat Lee about the available options and approaches to lending against art, global considerations specific to the US and UK, and complexities in art lending such as provenance, valuation, and possession. As collectors change how they are viewing their art, Pat and Xanthe explain the trend of using art...

Duration:00:11:55

Art: The profile of an international collector

10/17/2019
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In this podcast, we address art planning issues for collectors who are not domiciled in the US. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to Josie Colomar about the different layers involved when it comes to international estate planning for art. Josie discusses the benefits of a holistic approach when it comes to international art planning, specifically the importance of considering the profile of the collector and not only looking at the art transaction or the relocation of the art...

Duration:00:07:51

Art: Where are you in your privacy journey?

10/10/2019
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In this podcast, we discuss the planning and preparing essentials for US galleries & UK galleries as the global art market moves from opaque to regulated. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to Kenny Mullen about how GDPR, the 5th Anti Money Laundering Directive, and the anticipation for Brexit have changed the landscape for UK galleries and the impact it's having when US galleries work with international relationships. Since galleries are at various levels of privacy compliance,...

Duration:00:10:21

Art: Designing your legacy

10/3/2019
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In this podcast, we look at how art collectors can use estate planning to protect their valuable art collections. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to David Stein about how art is a passion asset and the emotional process of estate planning. How do you decide exactly how the collection will be transferred to family members and friends, or if specific pieces of art will be sold to benefit charities, or other alternatives. David also weighs in on some essentials for collectors when...

Duration:00:11:15

Art: From couture fashion to museum collection

9/25/2019
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In this podcast, we look at the parallels between the fashion and art industries. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to Giulia Cipollini about how fashion houses are tracking ownership of couture and the benefits for museums who are creating more exhibitions related to fashion, hot on the heels of major exhibitions from McQueen to Dior. In addition, Giulia provides insight into top fashion brands who are curating their own museums and collaborating with new artist on projects, and...

Duration:00:09:36

Art: Are you globally mobile?

9/18/2019
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In this podcast, we look at the intersection of immigration and those working in the art world. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to Reaz Jafri and Theda Fisher, about their extensive experience working with galleries, artist and art collectors' and their unique situations as globalization brings fresh challenges to the art world. Reaz and Theda provide insight and guidance on the effective management of global transitions, obstacles of global mobility, and a range of other...

Duration:00:12:09