If Basel III rules on capital were in effect, Goldman Sachs' risk-weighted assets would increase from $451 billion to about $750 billion as of June 30, the company said. The change would force Goldman to set aside more capital to meet requirements. The firm likely will make changes to lower its risk-weighted assets, but the situation highlights a concern for Wall Street banks. "There are some businesses ... that might be diminished," said David Viniar, chief financial officer at Goldman.

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