A partner at Baker & McKenzie has been indicted on charges that he participated in a stock fraud scheme that netted two overseas short-sellers $55 million. According to an indictment unsealed Friday by federal prosecutors in the Eastern District of New York, Martin E. Weisberg, a mergers and acquisitions partner in Baker & McKenzie's New York office, helped Israeli investors gain access to hundreds of millions of discounted but restricted shares in two companies he represented.
Baker & McKenzie Partner Charged With Stock Fraud
New York Law Journal
October 22, 2007