Winter 2020 Newsletter

Winter 2020 Newsletter Since our last newsletter, we have looked at online sales at auction and alternatives to them (the private market is such an obvious boon); also planning matters given the proposed changes to taxation and the heritage regime. Online Sales “Live online” means there is an auctioneer and an online catalogue but a […]

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Spring Newsletter We hope this newsletter is a welcome relief from the diet of doom, gloom and working from home. Here is a tasting menu, with Spring on its way, while we, newly named, Art Market Professionals (AMPs) get to grips with the 5th Anti Money Laundering regime in the UK. When we started writing this newsletter […]

Spring 2019 Newsletter

We look at how generously applied stardust can do wonders for a seller at auction – buyers beware.  Also, a change of note in the UK heritage regime for Acceptances in Lieu of Inheritance Tax, a trip to HMRC in Nottingham before they move, chattel licences and the latest on the ever rising buyers premium. […]

Autumn 2018 Newsletter

In this newsletter we look at ever changing way in which dealers and auction houses try to market art to collectors and the obstacles they can place in the way of collectors.  We also give you a taste of HMRC’s thoughts on planning with chattels as expressed in the 2018 Chattel Fiscal Forum and the […]