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2 hrs ago | Personal Injury Law News

Poison Pill's Relevance in the Age of Shareholder Activism

Sotheby's adopted a poison pill to defend itself against an attempt by Daniel S. Loeb's Third Point hedge fund to replace three of Sotheby's directors.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings

6 hrs ago | Financial Times

Ukraine tensions cast shadow on art world

The art world faces a nervous build-up to its crucial June auctions, amid concern that the fallout from the crisis in Ukraine will deter Russian collectors.

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Related Topix: Europe, Ukraine, Roman Abramovich, Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Painting, Arts

11 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Erotic art offers glimpse of China's lost sexual philosophy

A woman attends a preview of an exhibition 'Gardens of Pleasure: Sex In Ancient China' presented by Sotheby's in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Arts, Painting

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Marc Dennis Showcases 'Allegory of the Art Fair' at Sotheby's and Nets Jets Sponsored Brunch

The VIP event was an exclusive opportunity for selected guests to take a closer look at the exhibited art by the talented painter, Marc Dennis.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Painting, Arts

TheStreet.com

Dan Loeb Swings a Legal Hammer at Sothebys

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Mozilla

Arkansas Times

Sotheby's recap: Did Walton buy another Washington painting?

The top sale at Sotheby's American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture auction yesterday was "Washington and Lafayette at Mount Vernon, 1784," estimated to bring between $50,000 to $70,000 but which hauled in $305,000 instead.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Mount Vernon, NY

GlobeNewswire

Sotheby's Issues Presentation to Set the Record Straight

Sotheby's today announced that it has issued a presentation in response to Third Point's recent misleading claims regarding the Company.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings

Patch.com

Who's Hiring in Martinez: Copart; Child Time Learning; Kag West Drivers

For those seeking work in Martinez - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings.

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Related Topix: Retail, Copart, Martinez, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Art Daily

Sotheby's Geneva to sell magnificent jewels and noble jewels

The sale includes a ruby and diamond brooch, A'Deux FleursA', 1996 , along with a pair of ruby and diamond ear clips A'Pergola RoyaleA', 1996 .

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Suria

Sotheby's plans auction of huge yellow...

One of the world's largest yellow diamonds will go under the hammer in Geneva next month, with the Sotheby's auction house hoping to rake in up to $25 million for the gem.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Home Listing, Home

The Independent

Daniel Loeb claims Sotheby's 'record' is misleading

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Art Daily

Sotheby's New York Prints Sale to be held on 1 & 2 May led by important collections

Sotheby's 1 & 2 May Prints auction will include a stunning group of six C.R.W. Nevinson drypoints from his iconic New York series of the early 1920s, formerly from the estate of Catherine Gamble Curran.

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Suria

Erotic art offers glimpse of China's...

Ancient paintings of fornicating Chinese couples and phalluses made of stone are among items that Dutch art collector Ferdinand Bertholet hopes will help China reconnect with its sexually charged past.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Retail, Sothebys Holdings

Reuters

Rare Stradivari viola could set auction record

The world's finest Stradivari viola at its last exhibition stop before it's sold.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

'This is an overblown situation : Ross man arrested on warrant in 2012 forgery case at DMV

A DMV document for a $550 used car, a court summons with an apparently incorrect address, and a minor traffic stop in San Rafael were enough to land a Ross man in jail Tuesday on a felony arrest warrant.

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Related Topix: Ross, CA, San Rafael, CA, Novato, CA, Insurance Auto Auctions

Suria

Stradivarius viola could sell for $45...

A rare Stradivarius viola valued at $45 million could become the most expensive musical instrument ever sold when it is auctioned later this year.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings

KXVO

Chicago Art Handlers Bidding to Become Teamsters

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The New Zealand Herald

Ngapuhi fear medal will be lost for good

Auction house says engraved silver, which has a reserve of $325,000, is a proud moment of friendliness in Australian history.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Retail, Sothebys Holdings

Art Daily

Magnificent jewels at Sotheby's to feature singular colored gemstones & jewels owned by Eydie Gorme

Sotheby's annual spring auction of Magnificent Jewels in New York will be held on 29 April 2014.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sothebys Holdings, Watches, Recreational Vehicle, El Dorado/Honorbuilt, Award

Sympatico Finance

Why Citi is a "strong buy": Raymond James [04-14-14 8:30 AM]

Activist investor Daniel Loeb, who is fighting to win control of three board seats at Sotheby's , on Monday raised the temperature by saying the current board has failed and that its attacks on him are "false" and "misleading."

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Related Topix: Raymond Ltd, Apparel, Retail, Sothebys Holdings

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