Thought Leader Series

Buying Art from Afar: 10 Ways to Improve the Risk

At first glance, news about the art market appears ominous: fairs have been canceled, auction houses have cut salaries, and closed borders have reduced trade. But dramatic...

Go for Gold – Choosing a Memorabilia Appraiser

Last year, The Olympic Manifesto, an 1892 manuscript by Pierre de Coubertin, estimated at $1,000,000, sold to an anonymous bidder at Sotheby’s New York for an astounding $8,...

The U.S.–China Technology Cold War

The recently signed “Phase One” trade deal has led to some optimism surrounding U.S.- China relations. That said, much of the conflict between the two countries can be traced...

Emergency Preparedness for Passions

The world watched in disbelief last spring as fire ripped through the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris. The spire and roof were destroyed, but the structure’s stone ceiling...

Timely Advice: Are Your Watches Protected?

In November 2019, a Patek Philippe “Grandmaster” watch fetched $31 million at Christie’s Geneva. This result was more than 10 times the pre-sale estimate, establishing a new...

Built to Last? Risks and Recommendations for Maintaining Older Homes

Owners of historic homes often become guardians of the meticulous craftmanship of bygone eras. But sometimes there are purposeful reasons why “they don’t make them like they...

Give Your Family the Gift of Family Legacy for the Holidays

The holidays provide a perfect opportunity to share family legacy through stories of events, family fun and family hardship. These anecdotes help us feel connected, convey...

A Unique Mission to Ensure Equal Representation of Women and Men in Senior Management

When exploring the landscape of culture in today’s workplace there is a company that stands out. Recently featured in a FOXCast, Mark Galante, President, Field Operations,...

Addressing Risk Management for the Global Family

Whether motivated by business or pleasure, economic opportunities or simply the weather, today’s high net worth individuals are increasingly becoming global citizens....

Under-Saved and Overconfident: A Glance at the Economy

Over the past 40 years, creating and maintaining financial security has become more of a personal endeavor. Yet, despite record aggregate levels of US wealth, large portions...