Family Balance Sheet, 2018

Stanhope Capital put on an annual presentation on the assets most families, of a certain wealth, will have.  Advisors from different asset classes have ten minutes to give investment/asset advice to families and their advisors:  Cochrane Adams Fine Art Agents spoke on the art market. We were kindly hosted by KPMG at their Mayfair offices […]

Trustees and the Art Market, Old Government House, Guernsey

After breakfast, Susan Johnson of Bircham Dyson Bell (also ex-Chrisites) went through the legal requirements placed upon Trustees when holding works of art using a case study. Charles explained how they might be satisfied with independent advice.  The presentation finished just before the annual air show started and the room cleared.

JP Morgan Presentation, London, 2019

Charles teamed up with James Carelton of Farrer & Co to talk about the art market and recent developments within it to a gathering of JP Morgan wealth managers from around the world.

Book Launch at Lisson Gallery, June 2018

The Art Collecting Legal Handbook is a must for collectors. We hosted the London launch of the latest version with Bruno Boesch (co author and instigator of the book) and Farrer & Co at the Lisson Gallery who were showing Jorinde Voigt: Both Sides Now and Joyce Pensate: FORGETABOUTIT.    

STEP Guernsey Lecture, February 2019

We were in Guernsey in early 2019 presenting to a packed house of Trustees and those with a fiduciary fund on the need for independent art advice. We looked at: guarantees at auction; private sales; risks and rewards of different sale options and buying and collection management for clients.

Autumn 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to our second quarterly Newsletter. With two points of view to draw upon, we’re planning this and future letters along the lines of a Buy One Get One Free offer. Each one will include two articles, one by each partner. Sometimes we will each address the same subject, sometimes each will pursue a different […]