Expert evidence: A not so old master

Kate Raybould looks at duplicity and art dealers ‘In 2016, the buyer raised doubts about the painting following an inspection by an independent expert. Sotheby’s carried out their own review and concurred that the painting was a forgery.’ Privilege has been through the wringer in recent times, largely coming under attack from disgruntled regulators keen …
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Cases Referenced

  • Financial Reporting Council Ltd v Sports Direct International plc [2018] EWHC 2284 (Ch)
  • Re Highgrade Traders Ltd [1984] BCLC 151 (CA)
  • Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd [2017] EWHC 1017 (QB)
  • Sotheby’s v Mark Weiss Ltd [2018] EWHC 3179 (Comm)