Prosecutors May Call On Buffett In General Re Trial

Law360, New York (December 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Billionaire and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. leader Warren Buffett has been included on a witness list for the upcoming criminal trial of four former executives of his company's reinsurance unit, General Reinsurance.

Buffett, officials of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and officers of AIG and Merrill Lynch are all mentioned as possible witnesses in documents filed by the prosecution Monday.

The case, which is scheduled to go before a jury next month in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, centers on whether four...
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