US To Put Goldman's Blankfein On The Stand In Gupta Trial

Law360, New York (May 31, 2012, 8:43 PM EDT) -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc. CEO Lloyd Blankfein will be called to testify at the insider trading trial of his former colleague Rajat Gupta, a prosecutor said Thursday.

Blankfein was among seven remaining government witnesses U.S. Attorney Reed Brodsky listed at a hearing before U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff.

Gupta is accused of providing hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam with inside information he learned while on the Goldman and Procter & Gamble Co. boards. He has been on trial since last Monday.

Blankfein testified at Rajaratnam's...
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