LONDON, Oct 17- "In short, this is not a takeover; it is a marriage". That's how Charles Li, chief executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, described the 1.38 billion sterling purchase of the London Metal Exchange back in 2012.. He was speaking at the LME's annual black-tie dinner at the Grosvenor House in London, conceding that it was the first time he himself, once...» Read More
DIVORCE TRIAL OF CONTINENTAL RESOURCES CEO HAROLD HAMM CONCLUDES.
Oct 9- Global news organization Reuters has asked an Oklahoma court to open courtroom proceedings to the public and unseal trial transcripts of the two-month-long divorce trial of billionaire oilman Harold Hamm and his wife, Sue Ann Hamm. Haralson cited concerns that private business information that might be discussed in the divorce case would harm Hamm's...
ATLANTA— After working decades to build a wildly successful firearms company, Gaston Glock conspired with associates to push out his ex-wife and business partner of almost 50 years and steal millions of dollars she was entitled to, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in Atlanta. They participated in a worldwide racketeering scheme over...
CHARLESTON, W.Va.— West Virginia attorney general says state will no longer fight challenge to gay marriage ban.
In a surprise move, the Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the controversial topic of gay marriage. The decision will allow same-sex marriages in five states that had previously banned the practice.
*Nationalist leader Alex Salmond concedes defeat, resigns. EDINBURGH, Sept 19- Scotland spurned independence and saved a union dating back 300 years in a historic referendum but its defeated leader said it would hold London to last minute offers of more power that could radically reshape the United Kingdom.
*Nationalist leader Alex Salmond concedes defeat, resigns. EDINBURGH, Sept 19- Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain's remaining global clout.
*Nationalist leader Alex Salmond concedes defeat. EDINBURGH, Sept 19- Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain's remaining global clout. But leaders from across the United Kingdom said the union must change if it is to endure.
*Cameron makes last visit to Scotland before vote. ABERDEEN/ LONDON, Sept 15- British Prime Minister David Cameron used his last visit to Scotland before a historic independence referendum this week to implore Scots to remain part of the United Kingdom, warning on Monday that a breakaway vote would be irreversible.
BRITAIN'S PM CAMERON SAYS A SCOTTISH BREAKAWAY WOULD BE' A PAINFUL DIVORCE', IMPLORES SCOTS TO REJECT INDEPENDENCE.
*Cameron's last visit to Scotland before vote. ABERDEEN/ LONDON, Sept 15- British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to appeal to Scots' emotions on his last visit to Scotland before this week's historic referendum by warning them on Monday that a vote to leave the United Kingdom would be irreversible.
NEW YORK, Sept 9- Monica Kipiniak doesn't think of herself as a statistic. The 46- year-old attorney from Brooklyn, New York is indeed part of a societal trend: Single women by choice having kids past the age of 40..
Citadel's Ken Griffin and wife Anne are divorcing. CNBC's Robert Frank says Anne Griffin is challenging the prenup and it could set a new legal precedent.
HONG KONG, Sept 1- Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Premiums in China are less than $278 billion a year, way below the $1.3 trillion paid in the United States and below even the UK's $330 billion, according to Munich Re and Swiss Re data.
FRANKFURT, Aug 29- Two years ago, euro zone government leaders hung on Mario Draghi's every word. Now the European Central Bank chief is struggling to get through to them. "The essential cohesion of the Union depends on it," Draghi said in July, repeating the plea on Aug. 7.
Harold Hamm is divorcing his wife of 26 years, and it could turn out to be the priciest divorce ever. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details.
CNBC's Robert Frank provides insight to Harold Hamm's divorce, and breaks down active versus passive assets in a marriage.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug 15- More than $17 billion of Oklahoma oilman Harold Hamm's fortune could be subject to division with his estranged wife, according to an economic analysis presented in their divorce trial, defining the stakes in one of the biggest battles ever over a marital estate.
Citadel CEO Ken Griffin has filed for divorce from his wife of 10 years. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details of the divorce, as well as a statistic on whether billionaires are more prone to divorce.
BOSTON, July 24- Billionaire investor Kenneth Griffin, who oversees $20 billion at hedge fund Citadel LLC, filed for divorce from his wife citing "irreconcilable differences," according to court filings seen by Reuters on Thursday.