We are experienced in guiding our clients through acquisition, ownership, financing and management of all types of luxury assets – fine arts and collectibles, precious stones, yachts and light aircraft, horses and classic cars.
Advising on the purchase, ownership structure, flag registration, offshore closing and operation of €10M private yacht
Drafting and negotiating agreements in connection with $60M luxury asset restructuring, including partnership agreement and financing documents
Establishing trust to own a private collection of fine art and negotiating with proper coverage of the collection with insurance underwriters
Monitoring construction of a private yacht and delivery to the U.S., assisting in obtaining necessary permits, including the U.S. cruising license
Assisted a client in importing a luxury high-performance car from Middle East to the U.S. to operate on the US roads
Structuring Acquisition, Ownership and Sale of Luxury Assets
At Dilendorf Law Firm, we counsel clients on proper ownership structure, cross-border sales, flag registration and other jurisdictional and regulatory issues, application of VAT, income or excise taxes, insurance and employment issues, and overall high-value asset management concerns.
Structuring luxury asset investments – whether dealing with acquisition, sale, loan, restructuring of ownership or dispute in relation to a high-value asset – requires understanding of client’s short term and long-term goals and integration into the overall holding structure and estate plan.
Yachts and Light Aircraft
We represent clients in connection with construction, purchase, registration and operation of private yachts and provide advice on holding structures, flag registration, and necessary permits and cruising licenses, application of VAT and excise tax, as well as coordinate international legal advice as may be required.
Luxury Real Estate
We represent a variety of clients in connection with acquisition of high-value real estate in the U.S. and integrating such assets into the overall holding structures and estate plan.
Art, Collectibles and Precious Stones
We advise client on a wide range of matters in connection with acquisition and ownership of fine art and collectibles – from due diligence to purchase to devising an optimal holding structure to disposition and everything in between.
Providing legal advice pre- and post-acquisition, we are well versed in due diligence and the issues that can arise following purchase of antique cars.