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Bon mots

"You can observe a lot just by watching." Yogi Berra

"We do not distain to borrow wit or wisdom from any man who is capable of lending us either." Henry Fielding, Tom Jones

"In our complex society the accountant's certificate and the lawyer's opinion can be instruments for inflicting pecuniary loss more potent than the chisel or the crowbar." United States v. Benjamin, 328 F.2d 854, 862 (2d Cir. 1964)

Routine Protective Order Granted

Joseph John VanCook, Exchange Act Rel. 58756 (October 8, 2008)

As is its practice in appeals, the Commission granted a protective order sealing tax returns filed by an appellant in his pending appeal.  Respondents often file such financial information in an effort to claim an inability to pay either disgorgement or penalties.