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23 Jun 2022 Supporting young Londoners to use art to express their response to climate change

We are delighted to be sponsoring the Young London Print Prize run by Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair. The prize provides a platform for young Londoners to use art to express their personal response to climate change and is driven by the idea that all young people can be artists in their own right.

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11 May 2022 PCD CLUB: An introduction to NFTs for investors

Interested in the latest trends in the emerging field of NFTs? Watch Associate, Fred Clark and the PCD Club on YouTube for a discussion looking at non-fungible tokens, the provenance, valuation, estate planning, the future and much more.

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11 Mar 2022 NFTs: what are they?

Associate Fred Clark and Trainee Solicitor Ruby Dyce explain what NFTs are and how they relate to the Blockchain.

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11 Mar 2022 NFTs: How To Buy One

Associate Fred Clark and Trainee Solicitor Ruby Dyce take you through the step by step process of buying an NFT.

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01 Jul 2021 Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) – what are the legal issues?

Fred Clark, Associate at Boodle Hatfield LLP and Emily Gould, Senior Researcher at the Institute of Art and Law, set out the main legal considerations relevant to NFTs, including copyright, SMART contracts, money laundering, estate and succession planning and taxation.

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11 Mar 2021 Art Law Team Advise on Ground-Breaking Arrangement Brokered by Sotheby’s between the L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem and The Al Thani Collection Foundation

Our art law team was delighted to advise the Herman-De-Stern Foundation, along with the L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art, Jerusalem, on the recently announced, ground-breaking arrangement brokered by Sotheby’s with The Al-Thani Collection Foundation.

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18 Sep 2020 How to avoid acquiring fake art

As more fine art is sold online – accelerated by the pandemic – the risk of people buying fakes or works of dubious provenance is greater than ever.

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24 Aug 2020 Art exports have fallen 74% as lockdown closed galleries and auction houses

The value of art, antiques and collectibles exported from the UK fell has fallen 74%

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06 Aug 2020 Boodle Hatfield advises on one of the first loans from Government’s Coronavirus Future Fund

Boodle Hatfield, the leading private wealth law firm, has advised on one of the first successful applications.

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22 Apr 2020 Q&A – Business as (un)usual during the COVID-19 lockdown: the practicalities of executing documents legalised and holding shareholder meetings

This Q&A is intended to provide guidance to those seeking to navigate the choppy and uncertain waters

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