In October, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors hosted a lively morning of discussion on ethics and the arts business. Ken Creighton, RICS Director of Professional Standards, opened the event by asking “Should we create an international standard for arts and antiquities?” The response was far from equivocal. There were many talking points and important issues raised in relation to an international market that was worth $63.8bn globally in 2015.
Karen Sanig, Head of Art Law at Mishcon de Reya London, offered her perspective on the complexities of working in an area covered by a variety of international legislation, and where the laws that do come into play are not specific to arts and antiques.
Read the write up here (page 53).