Issues relating to insurance are a key subject for art and antiques dealers, auctioneers, collectors and curators.

The insurance market has long provided specialist cover in this area but firms have begun to broaden their scope with regard to risk assessment and management.

AXA vow to sort out Momart claims as soon as possible: Trade still assessing impact of losses on summer fairs and exhibitions

01 June 2004

INSURERS Axa Art have promised to settle claims linked to art lost in last week’s fire at Momart’s London warehouse as soon as possible.

AXA publish country house emergency rescue plan for fine art

11 May 2004

INSURERS AXA Art and NFU Mutual have published a new booklet giving advice to owners of fine art about how to minimise damage to their property and possessions.

DNA profiling for antiques

24 July 2000

A UK SECURITY marking company has launched a new anti-theft process that effectively gives each item covered its own DNA profile for the police to identify.