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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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Record-Breaking Fintech Investment 2018

Record-Breaking Fintech Investment 2018

Investment in fintech projects in 2018 reached the record-breaking figure of $30.8 billion in disclosed transaction value in 2018. This investment in fintech start-ups is almost double the amount invested in the sector in the previous year. Those working within the...

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The Fintech Revolution: Trends to Watch Out for in 2019

The Fintech Revolution: Trends to Watch Out for in 2019

The fintech sector has been revolutionising the finance industry over the past decade. Advancements in technologies have led to a shift away from traditional banking and financial services towards convenient, customer-friendly, value-driven services, many of which are...

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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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Fintech: Offering an Alternative to Traditional Lending

Fintech: Offering an Alternative to Traditional Lending

Technology is introducing major changes into almost every industry in the world, with many previously human-operated systems becoming automated. The lending industry is no exception, with fintech providing platforms for a new form of lending aimed at small business...

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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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