CCH Delivers One-stop Source For Distribution Law Guidance

 (RIVERWOODS, ILL., August 16, 1999) – Now, for the first time, there is a single, comprehensive reference covering the complex area of product distribution, according to CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of business and regulatory law information and publisher of the CCH Business Franchise Guide. Written for sales and marketing professionals and their counsel, the new CCH Product Distribution Law Guide covers the complex legal issues confronting manufacturers, franchisors, distributors, franchisees and dealers, with expert analysis on an expansive range of product distribution concerns.

"Distribution is considerably different than it used to be – revolutionary marketing relationships, new business formats and business consolidations have changed the way products are distributed and the law that governs that activity," said John W. Arden, group publisher, Trade Regulation. "The CCH Product Distribution Law Guide is an essential resource for those who need to keep up with the never-ending developments in this area."

Single Source, Comprehensive Coverage

The annually-updated loose-leaf treatise offers a practical, solution-oriented approach to wide-ranging product distribution issues. CCH Product Distribution Law Guide includes critical information on the regulation of distribution relationships, with winning strategies provided on forming agreements. Comprehensive coverage is also provided on franchise practice, with timely and precise information on representing the franchisee and franchisor, as well as maintaining the franchise system.

Subscribers will find guidance on developing realistic, effective strategies for handling acquisition issues, antitrust concerns, dispute resolution, distribution agreements, encroachment and franchising. Other areas covered include insolvency/bankruptcy, international distribution, noncompetition agreements, product liability and sales representative relationships.

Product Distribution Pros Provide Expertise

The CCH Product Distribution Law Guide was written by experts at the national law firm of Foley & Lardner, who have extensive experience in product distribution and franchising law. More than 20 of the firm’s most highly-skilled distribution and franchise counselors and trial lawyers contributed to the Guide. These contributors also have written textbooks and articles, lectured at law and business schools and conducted continuing legal education seminars on product distribution and franchising law. In addition, the authors of the CCH Product Distribution Law Guide produce Foley & Lardner’s nationally renowned annual Law of Product Distribution and Franchising Seminar.

Pricing and Availability

For more information or to order a copy of the CCH Product Distribution Law Guide, call CCH at 1-800-449-6435 or click here. Single copy price is $199. School pricing is available.


CCH INCORPORATED, 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. The CCH web site can be accessed at

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