INTERPOL and law enforcement authorities across the globe report that theft and fraud involving priceless and high value art and antiquities is rising. While arranging for quality insurance coverage is one risk management strategy, such coverage only provides for compensation after a loss. Working with third-party providers who offer much more than just insurance coverage, we can assist collectors to assemble a comprehensive risk management program. Such programs address security, electronic protection, and transport, coupled with periodic inspection audits, resulting in a lower frequency of claims, lower claims costs, and lower insurance pricing that reflects a vastly superior risk.
Anthony C. Roman, CEO of Roman and Associates, a global insurance & corporate investigation, risk management, and security consulting firm, has recently reported on the connection between organized crime, terrorist groups, and high value art theft. Click the following link to read Roman’s article, The Black-Arts , published by National Underwriter.