Law, Explanation Of Latest Securities Litigation Act Now Available From CCH

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., November 18, 1998) - Creating a predictable environment for class-action litigation involving securities has been the elusive goal of several recent Congresses, according to CCH INCORPORATED, a leading provider of business law information. Now CCH is offering the complete text of the latest federal enactment, along with valuable explanations and background material in The Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998, Law and Explanation. (Six inches by nine inches, 104-pages, softcover.)

The Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 establishes uniform national rules for securities class actions involving national capital markets. Under the Act, these class actions can be brought only in federal court where they will be governed by federal law. The enrolled copy of the legislation is reproduced in this CCH volume, and authors James Hamilton, JD, LLM and Ted Trautman, JD, discuss the legislative history; pleading standards and scienter requirement of the Act.

In addition, the Conference Committee report and portions of both the Senate Banking Committee Report and the House Commerce Committee Report are included. Paragraph references to the CCH Federal Securities Law Reports enhance the usefulness of the book to professionals such as bank compliance officers, corporate counsel, financial institutions, law firms and securities attorneys.


Availability and Pricing

For more information or to order a copy of  The Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998, Law and Explanation, call the company’s toll-free number, 800-248-3248. Single copies are $20, plus applicable shipping, handling and tax. Quantity discounts and school adoption prices are available.


About CCH Incorporated

CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was founded in 1913 and has served four generations of business professionals and their clients. The company produces more than 700 electronic and print products for the tax, legal, securities, human resources, health care and small business markets. CCH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer U.S.

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EDITORS NOTE: For a complimentary editorial review copy of The Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998, Law and Explanation, contact Leslie Bonacum at 847-267-7153 or