US Attys Coaching Goldman CEO For Gupta Trial

Law360, New York (March 02, 2012, 5:17 PM ET) -- Criminal prosecutors who brought insider trading charges against former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director Rajat Gupta have been grooming Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein to testify, Gupta's lawyers said Friday.

Prosecutors from the U.S. attorney's office in New York and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission have met with Blankfein twice to prepare him for a deposition with Gupta's defense team, Gupta's lawyers wrote in a letter to U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff.

The defense lawyers called Blankfein a “government witness” in the case against Gupta,...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States Securities and Exchange Commission v. Gupta et al

Case Number

1:11-cv-07566

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Securities/Commodities

Judge

Jed S. Rakoff

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Date Filed

October 26, 2011


Case Title

USA v. Gupta

Case Number

1:11-cr-00907

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

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Date Filed

October 25, 2011

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