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Meet a lawyer who helped recover lost CTzanne painting

Also, find out what you need to do to preserve the wealth of your art collection and whether or not you are protected if you buy art that the seller obtained through theft.

Pierre Valentin, a London-based partner and head of the art and cultural assets group at Withers law firm, was in Hong Kong recently talking to clients about his role in a case involving the recovery of a stolen painting by French post-impressionist Paul Cézanne. We caught up with him to chat about art and collectors' ability to preserve their wealth.

Pierre, you were involved in a high-profile case of recovering a stolen Cézanne painting. Tell us about that.
The case arose from the theft of one of the most valuable collections of paintings ever stolen from a private residence in the US. Among the stolen paintings was an extraordinary painting by Cézanne. For more...

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