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Nov 7 2011 | 12:15pm ET
CQS founder Michael Hintze has parted ways with one of his closest advisers.
Oliver Hylton, the key link between Hintze's hedge fund and a major political scandal in the U.K., has left CQS, The Guardian reports. Hylton, who led Hintze's charitable foundation, had previously been suspended.
Hylton served as the sole director of Pargav, the organization that paid for controversial travel by Adam Werritty, the alleged lobbyist whom Hylton allowed to use CQS' offices, and former U.K. Defense Minister Liam Fox. Fox resigned last month due to the scandal.
Hintze, a major donor to the Conservative Party that counts Fox as a member, also paid for Fox and Werritty to fly back from the U.S. in May.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…