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Ownership woes: legal lessons from the $1.2m Chagall dispute

The art world drama surrounding Marc Chagall’s ‘Wallflowers’ is just one example of a dispute where an asset is transferred but the ownership position is not entirely clear. The rules around ownership can be a legal maze – here’s what HNWs need to know, writes Sophie Wettern.

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