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Art as Collateral: Making an Art Investment More Profitable

Art as Collateral: Making an Art Investment More Profitable

Investing in art as an asset is highly illiquid, can be high-risk, is at the mercy of trends and changes in public opinion, is largely unregulated, and can attract high transaction costs. One positive factor for art investment that is becoming more popular in recent...

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Life 3.0: The Future According to Max Tegmark

Life 3.0: The Future According to Max Tegmark

Max Tegmark, a Swedish-American cosmologist, released a book in 2017 called Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. The book explores the impact of AI on the future of human life on Earth, looking at the possible implications for society (both...

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Inheritance and Estate Tax Planning: Art and Other Assets

Inheritance and Estate Tax Planning: Art and Other Assets

Inheritance tax in the UK is reaching record levels, with an expected £900 million increase expected to be collected by the government over the next five years. If you are unsure what inheritance tax is, you can learn more about this and who must pay it via the PDF...

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Investing in Art: A Growing Asset Class

Investing in Art: A Growing Asset Class

Art as an asset class is enjoying a boom in popularity at present, with many investors choosing to diversify their portfolios by investing in a tangible piece of art (or two). It’s no wonder investors are keen to jump on the art bandwagon – over the past ten years,...

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The Implications of Modern AI: Discussing Yuval Noah Harari

The Implications of Modern AI: Discussing Yuval Noah Harari

The Israeli author Yuval Noah Harari first sparked the interest of the public with his globally best-selling book Sapiens, a history of humanity originally written in Hebrew and translated into English in 2014. The book explores human endeavour throughout history,...

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The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Explained

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Explained

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, also known simply as ‘FATCA’, is a United States law requiring all US citizens both internally and overseas to file reports annually regarding any foreign financial assets and account holdings. The Act was endorsed as part of...

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Managing an Art Collection: Art Held on Trust

Managing an Art Collection: Art Held on Trust

Art has long been seen as a good investment and a way to diversify a stock portfolio. In recent years there has been much information in the media about how art investment is booming. However, those considering entering into art as an investment should be aware that...

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