BRADENTON, Fla. – The federal judge overseeing the case against former JPMorgan bankers Charles LeCroy and Douglas MacFaddin has denied the Security and Exchange Commission’s request to set a trial date.

The bankers, who face pay-to-play charges related to municipal bond and swap transactions with bankrupt Jefferson County, Ala., said they would be at a disadvantage without being able to depose CDR Financial Products Inc. senior vice president Douglas Goldberg, and the judge agreed Friday.

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