New Internet FAR Comparator From CCH Offers Unparallelled Speed, Access, Authority For Contracts Professionals

 (RIVERWOODS, ILL., – September 8, 2000) – Contractors looking to secure a share of the $250 billion the federal government has budgeted for outside products and services need the most current federal acquisitions regulations information possible, according to CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of government contracts and business law information and services. Now, CCH has introduced the definitive resource for government contracts professionals who must comply with the Federal Acquisitions Regulation (FAR) and agency supplements: the FAR Comparator – a new Internet-based service with daily updates offering easy, timely access to all the FAR provisions plus agency supplements in one convenient place. (To order, or for more information, call your CCH Sales Representative at 888-224-7377 or visit the CCH Business and Finance group web site at

Find Authoritative Answers Fast, See Side-by-Side Changes in a Snap

The FAR Comparator is an Internet subscription service that provides instant access to the complete text of the previous, current and proposed versions of the FAR and twenty-six agency supplements.

Covering the regulations for the major military and civilian agencies listed under 48 CFR, FAR Comparator is the most current resource available, providing daily updates of the changes issued in the Federal Register, FACs, agency acquisition circulars and other official agency documents.

Leveraging CCH’s Internet technology leadership, FAR Comparator delivers unparalleled research speed, functionality and ease of use. With sophisticated search capabilities, FAR Comparator allows you to:

  • Search regulations or changes in minutes by FAC number, FAR case number, issue date, effective date, word or phrase. Each regulation contains the full text of the regulation, Federal Register source history (volume, page and date of issuance) editorial notes with effective dates and irregularities (if any);
  • Browse the changes in a FAC, agency acquisition circular or Federal Register announcement;
  • Cite directly to a document using the Citation or Advance Search screens; and
  • Hypertext link to rules and policy changes.

Providing clear, easy-to-access answers, FAR Comparator also offers the unique feature of displaying comparative information in a split-screen format, which features side-by-side presentations of old and new versions of regulations so users can quickly identify the latest developments.

Timely, Customized Information

With daily updating, FAR Comparator provides users with the confidence that they won’t risk the possible loss of a contract as a result of inadvertent violations due to dated information.

And, users determine the scope of coverage, selecting from the major military and civilian agencies of the federal government to create the FAR Comparator that is tailored to their business needs.

Pricing and Availability

To order or for more information on a one-year subscription to FAR Comparator on the Internet, call your CCH Sales Representative at 888-224-7377 or visit the CCH Business and Finance group web site at Pricing is based on subscription selected; users can subscribe to only the agencies they need. The FAR and agency supplements are all available for separate purchase.


CCH INCORPORATED, founded in 1913, has served four generations of business professionals and their clients. The company produces approximately 700 print and electronic products for securities, tax, legal, banking, 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 The Business and Finance group web site can be accessed at

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