Investor’s Paradise

By |2018-07-25T18:31:48-07:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Classic Cars, Collector Cars|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

If one were to take a guess as to the strongest asset class for investment, considerations such as fine art, rare wine or blue-chip stocks might come to mind. Investment banking powerhouses across the country have long had client portfolios chocked-full of traditional-based instruments, all confident that the strategies will yield handsome returns. Yet, the starlet [...]

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Drive It Like You Stole It

By |2018-08-29T17:00:57-07:00March 14th, 2017|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Classic Cars, Collector Cars, Ford|Tags: , , , , , , |

Published March 17, 2017, Los Angeles Daily Journal - For some, ownership of a rare automobile is as enjoyable and relevant as possession of historically significant fine art. Though automobiles were conceived as a means of convenient transportation, the last century has laid witness to their migration into vessels of luxury, sport and collection. Markets have responded [...]

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Gold Rush

By |2018-07-17T19:43:06-07:00September 15th, 2015|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Classic Cars, Collector Cars|Tags: , , , |

Published September 1, 2015, Los Angeles Daily Journal - When the pope’s Ferrari sells for over $6 million, you know the weekend is going to be special — though no one could have predicted just how much. Last month marked the 65th annual Concours d’ Elegance — a gathering of the world’s most important collector cars on [...]

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Twenty Years Out

By |2018-07-18T00:26:37-07:00October 6th, 2014|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Autonomous Cars, Classic Cars, Collector Cars, Electric Cars, Ford, General Motors|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published October 7, 2014, Los Angeles Daily Journal - In its quest to be the first manufacturer to develop an autonomous car, General Motors designed the “Highways & Horizons” pavilion — a public display of its self-driving cars that would change the way we think of private transportation. The showing represented “almost every type of terrain in [...]

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Pop the Champagne

By |2018-07-18T20:21:45-07:00September 3rd, 2013|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Trends, Classic Cars, Collector Cars|Tags: , , , , , , |

Published September 4, 2013, Los Angeles Daily Journal - If the U.S. economy has been suffering through a great recession the last five years, the automotive industry has been in a downright depression.  In the mid-2000s, U.S. auto sales were bristling at 17 million new car sales per year – a pace that put us on track for [...]

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Theft, Hiding and Restitution

By |2018-07-19T01:00:12-07:00July 3rd, 2012|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Classic Cars, Collector Cars|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Published July 3, 2012, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Some 67 years ago, the last of the great world wars drew to an end, and with that we briefly closed a chapter on crimes against humanity, failures of diplomacy, and tyrant dictators seeking to rule it all. With laws of morality no longer in place, soldiers pillaged [...]

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The Love of All Things Ferrari

By |2018-07-19T16:35:34-07:00April 3rd, 2012|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Classic Cars, Collector Cars|Tags: , , , , , , |

Published April 3, 2013, Los Angeles Daily Journal -  When one of the most rare and beloved cars on the planet gets wrapped around a tree, the automotive community weeps.  When the accident is caused by a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigations and an Assistant United States Attorney, the world takes notice. Introduced in [...]

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Basking in the Ferrari Sun

By |2018-07-19T17:02:42-07:00November 1st, 2011|Categories: Automotive Trends, Classic Cars, Collector Cars|Tags: , , , , , , |

Published November 1, 2011, Los Angeles Daily Journal - At some point, things have to get better – at least that is what we keep telling ourselves, as if repetition will change our harsh reality.  Wishful thinking aside, the world is as mixed-up as it has ever been, and there is little reason to believe that salvation [...]

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