Bid-Rigging Trial Can't Wait For Dying Wife: Judge

Law360, New York (December 9, 2011, 8:21 PM EST) -- Despite expressing sympathy, a New York federal judge on Friday denied a California financial broker permission to postpone or sever a criminal trial over allegations of municipal derivative bid-rigging so he could tend to his terminally ill wife.

U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero shot down the bid by CDR Financial Products Inc. owner and President David Rubin to continue or separate his case from that of two other firm executives who are accused of secretly manipulating and controlling competitive municipal bond-bidding processes to line their pockets...
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