Demystifying Cancellation Rights and Blockchain within the Art Market

Monday 27 March 2017

Discussion 1: Cancellation Rights

Harry Martin, Barrister, 5 Stone Buildings

When a work of art is sold by text message after a lunch, what are the buyer’s cancellation rights? We will explore practical examples of selling on-premises, off-premises and by distance and the implications for cancellation rights in each instance.

Discussion 2: Blockchain

Tim Bird, Partner, Fieldfisher

Jessica Ferguson, Head of Art & Culture, Everledger

Bernadine Brocker Wieder, CEO & Co-founder, Vastari

1. What is Blockchain?

2. How might it affect the art world?

3. What advantages can Blockchain offer?


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18:30 Event starts
21:00 Close


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