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Fraudulent art investment companies wound up by the High Court

Posted on: November 1, 2019 by Charlotte Dunn

Earlier this month, the High Court in Manchester wound up two companies which had received just under £1million from investors, between October 2018 and June 2019, as part of a fraudulent art investment scheme. The two companies involved were Gem Tobin Ltd, located in Cheshire, and Dionysus Design Services Ltd, located in York. The court’s […]

Old Flo is here to stay… in Tower Hamlets, that is

Posted on: July 9, 2015 by Alexander Herman

Judgment was handed down yesterday in an important case involving a Henry Moore sculpture (Draped Seated Woman) lovingly known as ‘Old Flo’. The sculpture, bought from the artist by London County Council in 1962 to be publicly displayed in the city’s East End, has been at the centre of a dispute between two London boroughs: […]

Public appeal to save Wedgwood collection

Posted on: September 8, 2014 by Alexander Herman

The 80,000 piece collection of porcelain, paintings and other cultural objects that formed the Wedgwood Collection at Stoke-on-Kent is in jeopardy of being broken up and sold piece by piece at Christie’s auction house. In order to offset part of the £134 million pension deficit owed to former employees of Waterford Wedgwood Plc, the High Court ordered […]