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    An Apology To Lone Star Funds Investors

    Apparently his work at the firm was “not exceptional,” which is why is wife is getting half the money he made.

    / Mar 10, 2015 at 3:52 PM
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    Ken Griffin, Anne Dias-Griffin Not Yet Done Taking Respective Gloves Off Vis-à-Vis Their Divorce

    Back in July, Chicago, Wall Street, and the universe, really, were rocked by the prospect of Citadel founder Ken Griffin losing his title as World’s Richest Illinoisan, following the news that he and his wife were getting divorced. For those who haven’t been following the story, a quick refresh: * July 23, 2014: Ken’s lawyers […]

    / Oct 3, 2014 at 2:32 PM
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    Steve Cohen’s Lawyer Asks Judge To Dismiss Ex-Wife’s Case While We’re Still Young And He’s Still The Guy Presiding Over It

    Martin Klotz, the attorney representing Cohen,* has thrown himself at the mercy of the court and asked, for the umpteenth time, that suit brought by Patrica Cohen– the ex-wife that could– be dismissed. Klotz made the request of U.S. District Judge William Pauley who, if you’re keeping track at home, is the second judge to […]

    / Dec 11, 2013 at 5:09 PM
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    Donald Trump Discovers Pre-Nup He Doesn’t Like

    The hard-charging wife of Dallas hedge-fund mogul James Dondero is proving to be as relentless as her husband in their epic divorce battle. Rebecca “Becky” Dondero, 32, plans to try a novel legal tack to get her estranged husband to cough up more cash than a $5 million prenuptial payout, according to sources. Last month, […]

    / Dec 2, 2013 at 11:52 AM
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    Husband’s Lack Of Interest In Recreating 50 Shades Of Grey Scenarios Straw That Broke The Camel’s Back For British Banker

    The couple is getting a quickie divorce that should be wrapped up shortly, if you know anyone both familiar with the plot lines and interested.

    The wife, a 41-year-old banker earning more than £400,000 a year, claims her husband’s ‘boring attitude’ to sex is evidence of ‘unreasonable behaviour’. In her grounds for divorce, filed at the High Court, she refers to the novel, which tells of the sadomasochistic affair between billionaire Christian Grey and naive student Anastasia Steele. The woman in the court case bought the raunchy book almost as soon as it was published last year and hoped it would encourage her husband to be more adventurous in bed. The wife’s solicitor, Amanda McAlister, a family law expert, believes the case is the first where the new phenomenon of ‘mummy porn’ has triggered a divorce. She said: ‘The woman had been reading the book and wanted to spice up her love life. ‘She thought their sex life had hit a rut – he never remembered Valentine’s Day and he never complimented her on her appearance. So she bought sexy underwear in an attempt to get her husband more involved. She said, “Let’s make things more interesting.” ‘But when he still didn’t take any notice she told him he had a boring attitude to sex and she was fed up. ‘He went ballistic when he found out the name of the book she was reading and told her, “It’s all because you have been reading that bloody book”.’

    The husband is admitting ‘unreasonable behaviour’ so the divorce can be granted quickly without a contested hearing in which his alleged low libido would be discussed in court.

    50 Shades of Divorce: Wife ‘inspired’ by erotic book says husband failed to meet her expectations [DM]
    Fifty Shades Of Grey Leads Woman To Divorce Her Husband [NYDN]

    / Nov 12, 2012 at 9:46 AM
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    Genius Not Smart Enough To Realize Once Wealthy He’d Let His Dick Do The Talking

    Henry Silverman is a billionaire investor and a certified genius. His genius is evident in Cedant Corporation, the company he built with his bare hands that made him a rich many many times over. His genius is less evident in his decision to leave his wife for a yoga instructor he hooked with the line […]

    / Aug 3, 2011 at 4:53 PM
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    When Going Through A Divorce, 67.3% Of Bankers Put Up A Fight For The Dog, Kids Not So Much

    Thinking about getting divorced (for a first, second or third time)? When it comes time to divide assets, which are you more willing to take your ex to court over- kids or dog? According to a new study- by the people who brought you the statistic that 87% of adulterous financial services employees cheat with […]

    / Jun 1, 2011 at 3:44 PM

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