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corporate art collectors, corporate art collection, crefovi, art law

Manual for use by the corporate art collector

In the past, major collectors would buy larger houses to show their art works. Now, many private collectors – in particular corporate art collectors – find or build large spaces to show their art and then continue to buy art to exhibit within them. Increasingly, private collectors are taking on the role of non-profit institutions more »

creative industries, Crefovi,

Why it makes sense to invest in the creative industries and support them

  While many fast-growth companies in the creative industries are currently the target of heavy private equity investments and a flurry of mergers and acquisitions, it makes sense, from a tax and financial standpoint, for individuals and corporate investors to go “long” on creative startups and SMEs.   1. “Good times” are coming back: invest more »

Tax free shopping, tax law, Crefovi

Tax free shopping or VAT refund: how to make it even more of a lucrative business for luxury brands | London tax law firm Crefovi

Tax free shopping, in France alone, had a volume of around 4bn euros in 2012, progressing between 25 and 30% per year. As Chinese tourists spend around 80% of their shopping budget in Paris, in particular in les Galeries Lafayette and Printemps, tax free shopping, also called VAT refund, is a bonanza for Paris-based luxury more »

art, luxury, art law, Crefovi, luxury law

Art and luxury | How the art market became a luxury goods business – revisited | London law firm for creative industries Crefovi

London law firm for creative industries Crefovi publishes its latest proprietary research in the art and luxury issue of INFO Magazine, in relation to the interactions between the art and luxury sectors I came across an interesting piece, on Phaidon’s website, recently, entitled “How the art market became a luxury goods business”.  This article describes the more »