Commercial Contracts | Hudson Gavin Martin

By: Hudson Gavin Martin - Technology & Intellectual Property Lawyers  06-Dec-2011

Commercial Contracts | Hudson Gavin Martin


Many artists who leave their works with retailers, art galleries, or cafés for sale, may be unaware that New Zealand’s security laws severely restrict their ability to retrieve those works.

Recently, New Zealand artists were given a wake-up call with the financial collapse of Eon, a prominent outlet for the country’s design community.  Unbeknownst to many, Eon had given security to its bank over all of its assets, which left the artists with no reasonable prospect of retrieving their works or getting paid for them.

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