New York – Athena Art Finance Corporation’s General Counsel, Rebecca Fine, participated in a talk hosted by the Cardozo Art Law Society, where she joined an expert panel to discuss Art as an Asset Class: Transactional Concerns. The panel discussion examined topics relevant to art market participants today, such as private sale contracts, asset-based art lending, the management of art collections by institutional fiduciaries, and recent developments in art law litigation.
The panel discussion was moderated by John Cahill, Cahill Cossu Noh & Robinson LLP, and also featured panelists William Pearlstein, Pearlstein McCullough & Lederman LLP; Lauren Rocklin, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management; and Joseph Patella, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP.
Fine discussed Athena’s art lending capabilities, focusing on the risk of art and the art of risk, from the perspective of a specialty art lender. She also conveyed market participants’ increasing understanding of best practices as well as their increasing demand for services that support art transactions.
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