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26 Jan 2023 A guide to non-fungible tokens (NFTs)

Simon Fitzpatrick, Fred Clark, Rosie Adcock and Ruby Dyce provide an introduction to the legal and commercial implications of NFTs looking at intellectual property, regulation, smart contracts, consumer rights and litigation.

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20 Jan 2023 Treasure Finds: as metal detecting booms, what are the key considerations and tax consequences?

As the boom in metal detecting continues and an abundance of treasure being unearthed in England and Wales, Corporate Associate, Fred Clark and Trainee, Sophie Harcourt consider the legal and tax implications, along with restrictions that might apply to a find.

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04 Jan 2023 Boodle Hatfield acts on The Voiceline, an immersive artwork installation at the Strand Aldwych, a major new public space in central London

Boodle Hatfield’s arts team have advised the Northbank Business Improvement District on the installation of The Voiceline.

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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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