No New Trial For Brocade Exec In Backdating Case

Law360, New York (January 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A judge has denied a request by the former chief executive officer of Brocade Communications Systems Inc. for a new trial based on an allegation that a key witness lied during testimony.

At a hearing Wednesday, Judge Charles R. Breyer of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York rejected the request. Reyes will be sentenced later this month.

Reyes was convicted in August on 10 felony counts related to backdating stock options at the data storage networking company. His conviction was the...
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