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The last thing most collectors want to think about in the context of their art collections is the unwelcome subject of disputes. Unfortunately, however, problems and disputes in the art world do arise and cover a wide spectrum of issues including disputes about acquisition and sale, defective title and ownership, disputed provenance and attribution, art …
Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) is not new – it was alive and well long before the Pandemic. However, like many areas of professional and commercial life, Covid-19 has greatly increased the use of virtual, online processes for the resolution of disputes, including major, high value commercial cases. I have conducted many online mediations long before …

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Richard Clark is quite simply an art law guru. Formerly the head of dispute resolution at Slaughter and May, he developed the specialism twenty years ago and has been in practice ever since, continuing with art litigation and sitting as a mediator, despite his move to the role of managing partner of the firm in …