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New centre to yield industry-wide object identification standards and solutions

ARIS Title Insurance Corporation, a member of Argo Group International Holdings, and the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, have launched an initiative that promises to revolutionize the global arts and collectables industry by developing industry-accepted identification and authenticity standards. The University at Albany, one of the four …

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Insurer to establish global framework for art authenticity

An 18-month project aimed at establishing a framework for implementing technologies intended to address the issue of authenticity of works of fine art and other objects in the global art market has been launched by ARIS Title Insurance Corporation, a member of the Argo Group. The project will work through …

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XL Group appoints fine art underwriter

XL Group has appointed Paul Le Boutillier as senior underwriter, fine art & specie. The insurance company said he will cover a broad book of business covering valuable fine art and other valuable items globally. Le Boutillier, who has spent significant time living and working in Asia Pacific, joins XL …