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US$1b question in Hamms' divorce case

Judge rules bulk of wealth gained through 'passive' means, not via the efforts or skills of either spouse

Several divorce lawyers were surprised by the small amount that Harold Hamm (above) had to pay his ex-wife in the divorce judgment.

New York

JUST how much of Harold Hamm's fortune was amassed through his skill and hard work? That was a key question that Oklahoma divorce judge Howard Haralson had to consider in his decision last week, when he ordered Mr Hamm, the chief executive officer of Continental Resources - and...

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