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13 May 2022 Lifecycle of a digital asset: Getting started with NFTs

Remarkably, around one fifth of the UK population now own at least some form of ‘crypto’, be that an NFT or cryptocurrency.  In this series of insights, Alexander Martinelli and Hugo Brown touch briefly on the steps involved in creating and transferring NFTs before exploring in more depth some potential use cases for Blockchain technology.

 

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13 May 2022 Lifecycle of a digital asset: What else can be tokenised?

Alexander Martinelli and Hugo Brown consider the lifecycle of a digital asset and explore what else can be tokenised.

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13 May 2022 Lifecycle of a digital asset: Where is the value in all this?

In this final part of our series looking at the lifecycle of a digital asset, Alexander Martinelli and Hugo Brown reflect where the real value lies in the Blockchain and ‘crypto’.

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16 Sep 2021 Despite legal crackdowns, unpaid internships are still rife in the art world

In recent article in The Art Newspaper Employment Associate, Alexander Martinelli highlights the lack of legislative backing around unpaid internships over the last decade.

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08 Jun 2021 Ethical Sourcing in Luxury Goods

Partner, Simon Fitzpatrick and Trainees, Alexander Martinelli and Harvey Tomes reflect on how The Modern Slavery Act 2015 is one of the key pieces of legislation luxury goods companies need to be aware of when it comes to considering ethical sourcing.

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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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