WG Exec's Lawyers Spar With US Over Trial Date

Law360, New York (October 25, 2010, 6:09 PM EDT) -- Lawyers for former WG Trading Co. executive Stephen Walsh told a judge Monday that because of difficulties in obtaining funds for legal work, they need at least a year to prepare for a trial in a criminal case over an alleged $554 million investment fraud.

The attorneys from SNR Denton US LLP told Judge Miriam G. Cedarbaum during a brief conference in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that they are well behind U.S. prosecutors in preparation work.

While Assistant U.S....
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