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Dual-Identity Cars

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In a perfect world, every historic car would boast a spotless provenance and a documented list of distinguished owners, none of whom ever “abused” the car by changing a major component, let alone by crashing it. Please read the full article by...

Collector Car funds: is this the next market?

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Those who follow financial markets are familiar with the specialized investment funds that concentrate exclusively in collectible assets, such as art and fine wine. A new development for 2011 is specialized funds that will invest solely or primarily in those...

The $175k Missed Shift

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Sports car racing driving David Piper recently won an important case in the Royal Courts of Justice in London. The high court awarded damages and legal costs likely to be around $175,000 against automotive journalist and racer Mark Hales, who was...

Straight Torque: Why do you need a lawyer to buy a collector car?

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Pastures new Around 1988, at the height of the 1980s collector car boom, I decided to try my hand at building a legal practice in the collector car field. As a commercial solicitor with a consuming interest in V12 Ferraris and all...

Dual-Identity Cars

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In a perfect world, every historic car would boast a spotless provenance and a documented list of distinguished owners, none of whom ever “abused” the car by changing a major component, let alone by crashing it. Please read the full article...

How to Buy a Car in Europe

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There’s no uniform code of ownership within the EEC, but each country has documents that wil protect you in your transaction. Please read the full article here: How to Buy a Car in Europe Goodman Derrick LLP’s Collector Car...

The New Papers You Need to Race in Europe

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I have already seen an excellent replica Ferrari sports racing car be refused paperwork for having the wrong gearbox. Please read the full article about the Historical Technical Passport (HTP) and Heritage Certificate here: The New Papers You...