Court Approves SEC Complaint Settlement

New York, Tuesday, July 20, 2010 - The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) today announced that U.S. Federal District Court Judge Barbara Jones has signed the Final Judgment in Securities and Exchange Commission v. Goldman, Sachs & Co., which makes the terms of the judgment effective and ends the case as to Goldman, Sachs & Co.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.

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