Goldman Sachs (GS) was clearly caught unawares by the uproar over its private Facebook sale -...

|About: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS)|By:, SA News Editor

Goldman Sachs (GS) was clearly caught unawares by the uproar over its private Facebook sale - but why? It's clear the media hoopla was designed to create hype that securities rules are there to prevent, the Deal Professor says, and while the risk of getting nailed was small, the consequences are anything but.