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Mark W. Bennett – 2011

Mark W. Bennett – 2011

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FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2011 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) BENNETT, MARK Court Organization USDC/Northem District Iowa Date Report 5/14/2012 Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S. District Court Judge Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Init1al CZ] Annual Sb. Amended Report Fmal Reporting Period 0110112011 12/31/2011 Chambers Office Address 
313 United States Courthouse 320 Sixth Street Sioux City, 51101 
IMPORT ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Insert signature last page. POSJTJ NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 
 
 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
 
PARTIES AND TERMS 
 
 
 
 
5/14/2012 
BENNETT, MARK 
Ill. NON-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing 
instructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME (yours, not spouses) 2011 Aspen Publishing $4,200.00 
2011 Drake University Law School $3,750.00 
2011 University Nebraska Law School $3,230.14 Spouses Non-Investment Income you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount no/ required except for honorana) 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS --transportation, lodging,Jood, entertainment. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see 25-27 filing instruct10ns.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 
SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED Texas Bar Association 1.13-1.15 Austin, State Bar Texas Annual Advanced Labor and Employment Course airfare, lodging, meals ACI 1.24-1 New York, 16th Annual Employment Practices Liability Insurance Conference aifare, lodging, meals 
 
Minnesota State Bar Association 2.3-2.4 Minneapolis, 2011 Annual Civil Litigator Shourt Course airfare, lodging, meals 
Drake University School Law 2.20-2.22 Des Moines, Co-teaching law class mileage, lodging 
 
 
BENNETT, MARK 
Minnesota State Bar 2.23 Minneapolis, Antitrust Section Luncheon airfare Association CLE 	 
University Nebraska Law 2.27-3. Lincoln, Teaching law class mileage, lodging School 	 
UCLA School Law 3.2-3.5 Los Angeles, PULSE Symposium aifare, lodging, meals 	 
Drake University School 3.31-4.1 Des Moines, Co-teaching law class mileage, lodging Law 
 
 
ABA 4.8-4.10 New Orleans, 	ABA Labor and airfare, lodging, meals Employment National EEO Conference 
10. 	 
Drake University School 4.25-4.26 Des Moines, Co-teaching class mileage, lodging 
Law 
 
 
11. 	 
Pennsylvannia Bar Institute 4.27-4.29 Philadephia, Pennsylvannia Bars airfare, lodging, meals Employment Law Institute 
 
12. 	 
DR! 5.18-5.20 Scottsdale, DR! 34th Annual airfare, lodging, meals Employment Law Seminar 
 
13. 	 
ABOTA 6.22-6.24 Chicago, ABOTA National Jury airfare, lodging, meals Summit 
 
14. 	 
NARTC 7.23-7.26 Quebec City, Canada NARTC Annual Meeting airfare. lodging, meals 
 
15. 	 
AC! 9.20-9.21 San Francisco, ACIs 13th National Wage airfare, lodging, meals and Hour Claims and Class Actions Conference 
 
16. 	 
Federal Defenders Service 9.21-9.25 Boise, Annual Western All airfare, lodging, meals Star Conference and Confabulation 
 
17. 	 
ABOTA 0.13-IO.l Des Moines, ABOTA Trial College mileage, lodging 
 
18. 	 
ALFA 10.20-10.21 Chicago, ALF International Annual airfare, lodging, meals Meeting 
 
19. 	 
ABA 11.2-11.6 Seattle, ABA 5th Annual Section airfare, lodging, meals Labor and Employment Law Conference 
 
20. 
 
21. 
 
22. 
 
 
 
 
 
5/14/2012 
BENNETT, MARK GIFTS. (lnc/11des those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) 
SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 
 
 
 
 
5/14/2012 
BENNETT, MARK 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reportmg period reporting period 
 
(I) (2) (I) (2) (I) (2) 
(5) 
Place (X) after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure 
Code 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller (A-H) int.) (J-P) 	Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private (Q-W) transaction) Non-IRA (Fidelity) ANTX None Berkshire Hathaway None FBR Focus Fund 	None Income Gam Codes =$1.000 less 41,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5.001 -$15,000 =$15,00 -$50,000 
(See Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100,000 =$100.001  $1,000.000 =$1,000,001  $5.000,000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000or less =$15.001 -$50,000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(See Columns and D3) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500,001 -$1,000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5,000,000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =CoSI (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
 
 
5/14/2012 
BENNETT, MARK 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions dunng reportmg period (including trust assets) reporting period ofreporting period 
(I) (I) 
(2) 
(I) 
(3) (4) 
Place (X) after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code 
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) Code redempt10n) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
transaction) 
(Q-W) Income Gain Codes 45.001 -$15.000 =$15,001 -$50.000 
(See Columns and D4) =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$100.001 -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and 03) =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Cash Market =Appraisal =Assessment 
(Sec Column C2) =Other =Book Value =Estnnatcd 
 
5/14/2012 
BENNETT, MARK 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 fl/inc instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reportmg period 
(including trust assets) reportmg period reporting period 
 
(I) (I) 
(2) 
(5) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code3 redemption) (J-P) {A-H) (if private 
(Q-W) transaction) Income Gam Codes: 1,000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5.001 -$15,000 =$15,00 -$50.000 
(See Columns and D4) =$50.001. $100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000,000 =$1.000,001 -$5,000.000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50.000 L=$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(See Columns and D3) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500,00 -$1.000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50,000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(See Column C2) =Book Value V=Other W=Estunatcd 
 
 
5/14/2012 
BENNETT, MARK 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reportmg penod 
(includmg trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(1) (2) (1) (2) (I) (4) (5) 
Place (X) after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure 
Code div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) 
ormt.) (J-P) 	Code3 redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private (Q-W) transaction) Income Gain Codes =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2,501  $5,000 045,001-$15,000 415,001 -$50.000 
(See Columns and 04) f=$50.001-$100.000 =$100,001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000,001 -$5.000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1,000.000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000.001  $25,000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50,000.000 =More than $50,000.000 Value Method Codes Q=Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other W=Esumatcd 
 
 
5/14/2012 
BENNETT, MARK 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, va1ue, transactions r1nc111des those ofspo11se and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing ins1r11c1ions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period ofreporting period 
 
(I) 
(2) (2) (3) 
(4) (5) 
Place (X) after each asset exempt from prior disclosure Amount Code (A-H) Type (e.g., div., rent, int.) Value Code2 (J-P) Value Method Code (Q-W) Type (e.g., buy, sell, redempt10n) Date mm/dd/yy Value Code2 (J-P) Gain Code (A-H) Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction) 
69. Invesco International Small Co. Dividend Sold (part) 03/28/11 
 
70. 
JShares SP GSCJ Commodity None Buy 01/31/11 
 
71. 
Sold 03/14/11 (part) 
 
72. 
Sold 03/30/11 (part) Income Garn Codes =$1.000 less 41,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5.001 -$15.000 415,001 -$50.000 
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100,000 G=$100.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000,000 =More than $5.000,000 Value Codes =$15.000 less K=$15,001-$50.000 L=$50.00I -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and 03) 4250,001 -$500.000 =$500,001 -$1,000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000,000 =$5.000,001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000,000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS 
--income, value, transactions r1ncludes t1tose spouse and dependent c1tildren; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
(2) (I) (2) 
(I) 
(3) (4) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type {e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
(Q-W) transaction) Income Gam Codes =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,00! -$50.000 
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001  $100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000 =$1,000,001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5,000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.00! -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(See Columns and D3) =$250.00I -$500.000 =$500,001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.00I -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes Q=Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other W=Est1matcd 
 
 
 
5/14/2012 
BENNETT, MARK 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting penod 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(I) 
(2) (2) 
(I) 
(3) 
(4) (5) 
Place (X) after each asset exempt from prior disclosure Amount Code (A-H) Type (e.g., div., rent, int.) Value Code (J-P) Value Method Code3 (Q-W) Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption) Date mm/dd/yy Value Code (J-P) Gain Code (A-H) Identity buyer/seller (ifpnvate transaction) 
103. Robeco Boston Prtners None Sold (part) 03/28/11 
 
104. Rowe Price Dividend Buy 03/31/11 
(add!) 
105. Sold 09/06/11 Income Gam Codes =$1.000 less =$1,00 -$2.500 =$2,501 -$5,000 D=$5.00l -$15,000 415.001 -$50.000 
(See Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000.000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000.000 ll2 =More than $5,000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15,001 -$50.000 =$50.00! -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(See Columns and D3) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500,001 -$1,000.000 =$1.000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
5/14/2012 
BENNETT, MARK 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 fiting 
instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions dunng reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period ofreporting period 
 
(2) (I) (2) (3) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g, Date Value Gam Identity 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redeinphon) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
(Q-W) transaction) Income Gain Codes =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000 D=$5.00l -$l5.000 =$15,001 -$50.000 
(See Columns and 04) =$50,001. $100,000 =$100.001  $1,000,000 =$1.000.001  $5,000.000 112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15,001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250.00I -$500.000 =$500.001. $1,000.000 =$1.000.001  $5,000,000 =$5.000,001  $25.000.000 =$25.000.001  $50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes Q=Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment T=Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value V=Othcr W=Estnnated 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
BENNETT, MARK 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (Jndicate partofreport.) 
Vanguard Specialized Portfolios (line 13) was purchased 12.20.10 but inadvertantlyl left off the 2010 report 
 
5/14/2012 
BENNETT, MARK 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: MARK BENNETT 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104)