People Marriages and Divorces

  • Chief Judge Loretta Preska of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan said Patricia Cohen failed to show that her former husband defrauded her by hiding $5.5 million from a 1986 New York City real estate transaction, allowing him to lowball his net worth. The divorce came two years before Steven Cohen created his Stamford, Connecticut- based hedge fund firm SAC...

  • NEW YORK, May 19- Billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen on Thursday won the dismissal of a long-running lawsuit in which his former wife accused him of cheating her out of millions of dollars in their 1990 divorce. Chief Judge Loretta Preska of the federal court in Manhattan said Patricia Cohen failed to show that her former husband defrauded her by hiding $5.5...

  • But the fact that Shari Redstone has a more secure position on the seven-person trust, which has not previously been reported, could embolden her in efforts to wield more influence at Viacom as it struggles with falling ratings. Shari Redstone, who sits on Viacom's board, voted against Dauman's elevation to executive chairman of Viacom to replace her father in...

  • Oil Louisiana

    The International Energy Agency faces a possible legal split from its parent body following decades of friction.

  • *OECD questions IEA overtures to China without consultation. PARIS/ BRUSSELS, May 11- The West's energy watchdog, the International Energy Agency, faces a possible legal split from its parent body following decades of friction and fresh disagreements over cooperation with China, a document seen by Reuters shows. "The IEA started negotiating with China in 2016 to...

  • ZURICH, April 20- Things are looking up for elevator companies as the impact of China's urbanisation, rising divorce rates and an ageing population underpin the longer-term outlook for the industry's leading players in the world's biggest lift market. Forecasts for a second straight year of declining new installations might suggest otherwise, but the...

  • JACKSON, Miss., April 6- Executives of several major U.S. corporations urged Mississippi on Wednesday to repeal a new state law that allows businesses to deny wedding services to same-sex couples on religious grounds. The measure, which also permits employers to cite principles of faith in setting workplace policies on dress code, grooming and bathroom access,...

  • April 5- Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. Mississippi is the latest state drawing national protest for a law seen as anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  • April 5- Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. Mississippi is latest state drawing national protest for a law seen as anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  • April 4- A UBS AG unit must pay more than $4.7 million to a customer's former spouse who alleged that the firm improperly released accounts worth $12 million to her ex-husband despite a court order freezing those assets, a U.S. federal judge has ruled. UBS Financial Services Inc of Puerto Rico was negligent in releasing the accounts to David Efrón, a Puerto Rico...

  • April 4- A UBS AG unit must pay more than $4.2 million to a customer's former spouse who alleged that the firm improperly released accounts worth $12 million to her ex-husband despite a court order freezing those assets, a U.S. federal judge has ruled. UBS Financial Services Inc of Puerto Rico was negligent in releasing the accounts to David Efrón, a Puerto Rico...

  • Mikhail Gutseriev, of RussNeft OAO

    Of course, the celebration was pennies and nickels for Mikhail Gutseriev, who Forbes reports is worth $6.2 billion.

  • Rubio: Dems have ultimate Super PAC in mainstream media

    Billionaire presidential candidate Donald Trump says he is in favor of keeping H1B visa workers in America. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida responds.

  • Carson: Marriage between a man and woman

    Presidential candidate Ben Carson is asked about his views on companies that are 'gay friendly.'

  • Ken Griffin divorce settlement

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports there has been a settlement in the Ken Griffin divorce.

  • Australia's economic engine has sputtered as the commodities boom loses steam, but the country could get a fillip from legalizing same-sex marriage.

  • Billionaire Ken Griffin's divorce battle gets even uglier

    CNBC's Robert Frank details billionaire Ken Griffin's divorce as the battle heads to court over potential child support of $1 million per child.

  • Griffin vs. Griffin: Battle for $7B fortune

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports the latest details on court proceedings in the high-profile divorce of Citadel CEO Ken Griffin and Anne Dias Griffin.

  • Growth boost from same-sex marriage?

    Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS, discusses the economic impact of same-sex marriage on labor mobility and productivity.

  • Gay marriage ruling is a 'dramatic turn of events': Pro

    Christian Whiton, principal at DV International Advisory, says the historic same-sex marriage ruling is a "dramatic turn of events" and explains why the ruling may help the Republicans.