Art market regulation

NFTscomment

The looming legal and regulatory questions NFT collectors and sellers should prepare for

An expert in anti-money laundering laws shares her thoughts on the booming digital art marketplace

In a swift post-Brexit move, UK rejects EU’s strict import rules on cultural property

The rules, aimed at preventing trafficking, have been opposed by the trade and UK government's decision not to continue may put EU art market at a disadvantage

The turn of the screw: will tighter regulations impact the art market?

Often described as totally unregulated, the art trade is facing more stringent rules

Art lawcomment

Selling art online? Here are the legal pitfalls to avoid

Lawyer Petra Warrington on how to protect your business if you are holding online auctions, exhibiting and selling works on Instagram, or entering into sale contracts by email

March 2015archive

Regulation guidelines are an ‘impossible dream’

Some think the trade was more concerned about the risk of losing sales than its reputation, observed our editor-at-large in 2015

Forgeriesarchive

Growth in internet sales forces fraud issue

Identifying forgeries being sold on websites is not enough to tackle the problem

1991-2001: a mini-guide to a decade in the art market

From a game-changing Japanese scandal to price-fixing at the world's leading auction houses, we look at the most significant developments over the past ten years

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