TAX & LEGAL
The acquisition, ownership and sale of works of art are highly specialised fields: whatever the circumstances, we aim to find and deliver commercially informed, pragmatic and bespoke solutions for our clients.
Our specialists deal with art transactions, various related issues and disputes. These include matters related to contract, auction, attribution, provenance, restitution, artist’s rights, cultural heritage, intellectual property, tax and estate planning – including tax incentives such as the Cultural Gifts Scheme in UK and Art Bonus in Italy as well as inheritance tax conditional exemption – export licences, insurance, finance and collateral.
Our clients are primarily collectors, investors, agents and introducers; but we also act for and deal with artists, dealers, auction houses, museums, valuers and exhibitors.
Our Specialist Art Tax and Law practice deals with:
- Contract auction
- Artist’s rights
- Export licences
- Tax & estate planning
- Tax incentives
- Finance and collateral