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New Edition Of Authoritative Guide From CCH Details Legal
Responsibilities Of Corporate Officers, Directors
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., September 30, 1999) CCH INCORPORATED
(CCH), a leading provider of business and regulatory law information has released the 1999
edition of Responsibilities of Corporate Officers and Directors Under Federal
Securities Law, a helpful and authoritative guide to the legal environment confronting
the top leadership of publicly held companies. The popular reference book provides a
concise, current overview of corporate officers and directors
responsibilities, as well as what they need to do to ensure they meet those
"From the Securities Act of 1933 through the present, 1999 Responsibilities
of Corporate Officers and Directors Under Federal Securities Law identifies and offers
practical guidance on principal provisions that affect corporate officers with respect to
their roles in business activities," said CCH Business and Finance group marketing
manager Sharon Kube.
New Edition Covers Current Concerns
The 1999 edition of this widely used volume includes a new chapter on Year 2000
compliance requirements, as well as updates on indemnification and insurance of directors
In addition, newly revised chapters reflect the current state of the law on individual
liability in connection with a corporation's securities offerings. Specific discussions
focus on the antifraud rule and securities litigation reform, proxy and reporting
provisions, insider trading restrictions and registration-related liabilities. Issues
relating to shareholder derivative actions, SEC enforcement, resale of restricted stock
under Rule 144A and investment company directors also are covered.
1999 Responsibilities of Corporate Officers and Directors Under Federal Securities
Law also examines state law requirements in connection with management's exercise of
business judgement as well as state indemnification and insurance provisions. A finding
list directs readers to CCH's Federal Securities Law Reports for the full text of
cited statutes, rules, forms and interpretive releases.
Availability and Pricing
For more information or to order a copy of the 285-page 1999 Responsibilities
of Corporate Officers and Directors Under Federal Securities Law, call the
companys toll-free number, 800-248-3248. Single copies are $60, plus applicable
shipping, handling and tax. Quantity discounts 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. The CCH web site can be accessed at www.cch.com.
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EDITORS NOTE: An editorial review copy of Responsibilities of Corporate Officers
and Directors Under Federal Securities Law is available by contacting Leslie Bonacum
at 847-267-7153 or firstname.lastname@example.org.