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Divorce and the Division of Art Assets In Hong Kong

A review of the steps that clients should take.

Hong Kong has become a center for the art world in Asia, hosting major exhibitions and events. Many Hong Kongers and Mainlanders with connections to Hong Kong have significant art collections, be they in paintings, furniture, sculpture or calligraphy. Art sales usually come about following one of the three Ds: debt, divorce and death. We’ll look at the instance of the division of artwork following a divorce. Under Hong Kong divorce law, all assets, whether in Hong Kong or elsewhere, are


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