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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)

Protective Order Granted - Division of Enforcement Brief Sealed

Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc., Exchange Act Rel. 59181, December 30, 2008

Nation's Sunshine is the subject of a proceeding to revoke its registration due to delinquent periodic filings. The company moved to seal the Division of Enforcement's supplemental brief on appeal arguing that the brief contains confidential information concerning an unrelated Commission formal order of investigation (authorizing Commission staff to issue investigative subpoenas). The Commission concluded without discussion or analysis that "harm resulting from complete disclosure outweighs the benefits" and ordered the Division's brief sealed.