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Mark W Bennett Financial Disclosure Report for 2008

Mark W Bennett Financial Disclosure Report for 2008

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Category:Financial Disclosure

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Date Created:December 4, 2009

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POSJTJ NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 fding instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) POSITION 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. U-16 offding instructions.) NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

Bennett, Mark 

Ill. N-JNVESTMENT ME. (Reponing individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing 
instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income  NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  
SOURCE AND TYPE  (yours, not spouse's) 2008  Aspen Publishing  $4,000.00 
2008 Drake University Law School $3,600.00 
2008 Nebraska College Law $6,058.09 Spouse's Non-Investment Income -If you "'ere married during any ponion the reporting year, complne this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
JV. REJMB URSEMENTS -transponation, lodging,food, entertainmenL (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) 
NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 
SOURCE DATES LOCATION ITEMS PAID PROVIDED Federal Government 1/3/08-1/5/08 Cedar Rapids, American Conference Irtitute /22108-1124108  New York,  2008 EPLI Conference  airfare, lodging, meals American College ofTrial  1124/08-1/26/08  Frisco,  Nat. Symposium  airfare, lodging, meals  
Lawyers Federal Government  2118/08-2/20/08  Cedar Rapids,  Design Workshop  aifare, lodging, meals Federal Judicial Center  319108-3112108  Redondo Beach,  Workshop for Dist Judges  airfare, lodging, meals Federal Judicial Center  3/17/08-3/19/08  New York,  Workshop Emp Law  mileage, lodging, meals American Bar Association  3/26/08-3/29/08  Tucson,  Nat. Conf. EEO Law  airfare, lodging, meals Federal Government 
IOFederal Government Minnesota CLE 

12Pacific Northwest Labor Employment Law 
13Federal Government 
14Federal Government 
15Federal Government 
16Federal Government 7Federal Government 
18Federal Government American Bar Association 
20Iowa Intellectual Property Law Assoc. Federal Government 
22Federal Government 
23University Nebraska Law School 
24Drake Law School 
25. 

26. 

27. 

28. 

29. 

30. 

4/15/08-4/17/08  Washington,  Long Range Planning Mtg.  
4/20/08-4/21 /08  Washington,  Defender Services Meeting  
5/27/08-5/30/08  St. Paul,  Upper Midwest Emp. Law  
6/4/08-6/6/08  Seattle,  Pac Coast Labor Emp Law  
6/8/08-6/11/08  Long Island,  Def. Services Meeting  
6/18/08-6/21 /08  Las Vegas,  InfoComm show  

Long Beach, Nat. Sent. Policy Inst. 
St. Louis, airfare, lodging, meals 
Chicago, 8th Cir. Judicial Conf. 
8/17/08-8/18/08 St. Louis, Courthouse Meeting 
9/10/08-9/14/08 Denver, ABA Annual Meeting 0/9/08-1Oil0/08 Des Moines, Intell. Prop. Law Mtg airfare, lodging, meals 
1020/08-10/21/08 1219/08-12/14/08 Spring Semeseter  Cedar Rapids, Charleston, Lincoln,  Site Peer Review Def. Services Comm Mtg Co-Teaching Jaw class  airfare, lodging, meals airfare, lodging, meals mileage, lodging, meals  
Spring Semester  Des Moines,  Co-Teaching law class  mileage, lodging, meals  

airfare, lodging, meals 
airfare, lodging, meals 
airfare, lodging, meals 
airfare, lodging, meals 
airfare, lodging, meals 
airfare, lodging, meals 
airfare, lodging, meals 
airfare, lodging, meals 
airfare, lodging, meals 
mileage, lodging, meals GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 18-31 filing instructions.) 
DESCRIPTION VALUE 
VJ. LJABJLJTJES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 31-33 filing instructions.) 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; ee PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Income Gain Codes: 1.000 less =St,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000 =$5,001 -$15.000 =Sl5,001 -$50.000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,00 -SI 00,000 =$100,001 -Sl,000,000  Ill =Sl.000.001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000.000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,00t -$50.000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =SI00.001 -$250.000  
(See Columns and DJ) =S250.Cl01 -$500.000  0=$500,001-Sl.OOO.OOO =$1.000.001-$5.000.000 =S5.000.00I -$25.000.000 =S25,000.00I -$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  

Name Person Re!'Orting 
Date Report 
BENNETI, MARK 
07/10/2009 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent chi/dun; see PP J4-6o filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end ansactions during reporting period  
(inc luding trust assets)  reporting period  reporting period  

(I) 
(4)
(I) (I) 
(5) 
Value 

ValuePlace "(X)" after each asset Amount Type (e.g., 
Code Code Methoddiv., rent, exempt from prior disclosure (A-H) int.) 
Code (Q-W) 
(J-P) 
18. 

19. 
Rainier Small/Mid Cap Equity Portfolio None 

20. 

21. 

22. Rowe Price Capital None 

23. 
Wasatch Intemationl Growth Fund None 

24. 
Schwab Money Market Fund None 

Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemptio)  Date Month-Day  Value Code (J-P)  Gain Code (A-H)  
Sold  7/28  

Sold 5/23 (part) 
Sold 11124 (part) 
Sold 12130 (part) 
Sold 1115 
Sold 1115 
lder.tity buyer/seller (if private transaction) 
26. 
Non-IRA (Fidelity Account) 
ANTIC 
None 
27. Fidelity Emerging Markets Dividend Buy 11/4 (add'!) 
28.  Franklin Income Class  Dividend  
29.  FundX Aggressive Upgrader Fund  None  Buy  1/11  
30.  Hartford capital Appreciation  Dividend  
31.  IDS Uniphase  None  

Surebeam Corp.  None  
Wasatch Core Growth  None  Sold  1/10  
WasatchUltra Growth  None Income Gain Codes: =Sl, 000 less 1.00 -$2,500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5,001-$15,000 =$15,001 -$50.000  
(See Columns and 04) =$50,00  00,000 =$100,001 -Sl.000,000  Ill =Sl,000.001 -$5,000,000 =Mort than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15,001-$50,000 =$50,00 -SI 00,000 =SI 00,00 -$250,000  
(See Columns and D3) =$250,00 -$500.000 =$500,001 -Sl.000.000 =Sl,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  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other  W=Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.J 
NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 14-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =Sl.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000 =$5.001  $15.000 =$15.001  $50.000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001  $100,000 =$100,001  Sl.000.000 1.000.00  $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  
(See Columns and 03) =$250,001  $500,000 =$500,001  1,000,000 =Sl.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  W=Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instrucuons.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
reporting period  reporting period  
(I) (2)  (I)  (2)  (I)  (2) (3) (4)  (5)  
Amount Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date Value Gain  Identity  
Code div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  Month Code Code  buyer/seller  
(A-HJ int.)  (J-P)  Code)  redemption)  Day (J-P) (A-HJ  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

None Sold 215 (part) 
Description Assets 
(including trust assets) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure 
69. Harding Loevner Emerging Market 
Sold 7/16 (part) 
71. 
Sold 9/26 (part) 

72. 
Sold 11112 

Ishares Inc. MSCI BRazil Index Fund Dividend Buy 3110 
Lord Abbett Develop Growth None Sold 9130 (part) 
Matthews cific Tiger Fund Dividend Sold 1/2 (part) 
76. Metzler Payden 
None Sold 4124 (part) 
Neurberger Berman Partners Trust Dividend 
Oakmark Equity Income Dividend Buy 9/18 (add'!) 
Buy 10/14 (add'!) 
80. ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Services Dividend Buy 317 
81. 
Sold 9/22 (part) 

82. 
Sold 10115 (part) 

83. 
Buy 10/21 (add'!) 

84. 
Sold lil7 (part) 

85. 
Buy 11/19 (add'!) Income Gain Codes: 1.000 less 1.00 -$2.500 =S2.501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001  S50,000  
(See Colwnns and 04) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1.000.000  Ill =$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  
(See Colwnns and 03) =$250,00  $500.000 =$500,001 -$1,000.000 =Sl.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 Colwnn C2) =Book Value  V=Other  W=Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children: see PP 14-60 offiting instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions r1nctudes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 14-60 filing
instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Income Gain Codes: .000 Jess =Sl.001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =s5,001 -m.ooo =m.001  $50,000 (See Columns and D4) =$50,00 -SI 00.000 G=SI00,001-$1,000.000 =Sl,000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5,000,000 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, ansactions r1nc1uaes those spouse and dependent chudren; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE {No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, .arue, transactions r1nc1ut1es those spouse ant1 t1epent1ent chuaren; 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  

(I) 
(I) (2) (I) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amou!lt  Type(e.g.,  Value  Value  Type(e.g.,  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code3  redemption)  
(Q-W)  

Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
Month- Code  Code  buyer/seller  
Day  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
transaction)  

137.  Redeemed (part)  6117  
138.  Redeemed (part)  8/5  
139.  Redeemed (part)  9/22  
140.  Redeemed  12123  
.-.._ 
141. Wilmington Savings Fund  see notes None Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =Sl.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) =$50,00I -$100,000 =SI00,001 -Sl,000,000 =Sl.Cl00,001 -$5,000,000 =More than 000 000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100.001 -$250,000  
(See Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000.000 =Sl.000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -S25.ooo.ooo =$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=Estimated  

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate parto/Report.) 
FBR Focus Fund (#55) was inadvertantly reported completely sold 2007. The 2007 FDR report should have indicated only partial sale 12.28.07 
Bank Deposit Program (#115) was closed September of2007. 
Wilmington Savings Fund (#141) matured August of2007. The 2007 FDR report should have indicated this. Thus, longer owned. 

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. 

AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544