Support for museums, art galleries and exhibition spaces

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Support for museums, art galleries and exhibition spaces

Deloitte offers professional legal, tax and forensic services to museums, art galleries and exhibition spaces

Legal services

  • Legal support with establishing museums, art galleries and exhibition spaces
  • General business and labor law advisory
  • Title verification for art and antiques, collateral risk assessment, legal due diligence
  • Drafting of sale/purchase agreements and agreements with artists, art restorers and art dealers (agency agreements, licensing agreements, etc.)
  • Comprehensive protection of museum/art gallery/exhibition space brands
  • Drafting of contracts to transport, safeguard and insure art and cultural valuables
  • Legal advisory on patronage, donation, grant and investment raising
  • Assistance with the development of loyalty programs
  • Copyright advisory for artists/heirs in art sales/resales or arranging of one-person exhibitions
  • Assistance with negotiations and dispute resolution

 

Tax services

  • Fraud advisory
  • Tax support with establishing museums, art galleries and exhibition spaces
  • Tax assistance with establishing entities for art ownership structuring and sales
  • Comprehensive tax assistance for businesses supporting the art market
  • Tax advisory on patronage, donation, grant and investment raising

 

Forensic services

  • Business partner due diligence (reputation, assets, beneficiaries, relevant expertise, relationships and contacts)
  • Affiliation check for transaction parties, the artwork’s previous owners and your employees
  • Review of art transactions for AML purposes as well as sanction and corruption risks
  • Recommendations on effective anti-corruption and bribery controls
  • Professional accountancy support in litigation

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