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An expensive business to be in

News reports indicate Sotheby’s long time CEO Bill Ruprecht will leave the company as soon as a replacement is found. Although it is reported to be by his own choice, his contentious relationship with board and major shareholders makes his ‘consensual’ departure appear not ulike the prescient maidens of the village who offer themselves to the advance guard in order to seek protection from the ravages of the invading horde.

Up to this point, and presumably at the prompting of activist board members, Sotheby’s has established once again an online …