U.S. Master Federal Securities Law Guide From CCH Is Handy Survey Of Complex Field

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., April 23, 2002) – Federal securities law is a vast, complex body of statutes and regulations, construed in thousands of court decisions. But now CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of tax, securities and business law information, is offering a new, one-volume survey of the entire field of federal securities law, the 2002 U.S. MasterÔ Federal Securities Law Guide. ($75, 600 pages. To order, call CCH at 1-800-248-3248 or visit the CCH Online Store at onlinestore.cch.com).

An essential guide to the labyrinth of federal securities laws, regulations, interpretations and forms, this soft-cover resource offers comprehensive, yet concise, explanations that place the material in perspective. The 2002 U.S. Master Federal Securities Law Guide is the latest addition to CCH’s popular U.S. Master Guide series covering tax, pension and business law.

The Guide covers all the significant statutory provisions and SEC rules under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and other significant legislation such as the privacy provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.

The broad scope of coverage and cogent explanations make the Guide an ideal quick reference for a wide range of professionals concerned with securities law – securities attorneys, corporate counsel, law schools and universities, libraries, corporate directors and officers, broker-dealers and stock exchange personnel.

Specific chapters in this handy reference include:

    • Securities Registration
    • Prospectuses
    • Exemptions from Registration
    • Securities Act Liabilities
    • Exchange Act Registration
    • Issuer Reporting and Disclosure
    • Proxies
    • Tender Offers; Purchasers by Issuer
    • Beneficial Ownership Reporting
    • Fraud Liability; Insider Trading; Private Litigation Reform
    • Insider Reporting; Short-Swing Profits; Short Sales
    • SEC Enforcement
    • Market Regulation; Broker-Dealers
    • Investment Companies
    • Investment Advisers
    • Accounting and Auditing
    • Privacy Rules

Availability and Pricing

For more information or to order the 600-page the 2002 U.S. Master Federal Securities Law Guide, contact CCH at 1-800-248-3248 or visit the CCH Online Store at onlinestore.cch.com. Single copy price is $75 plus applicable tax, shipping and handling. Quantity discounts and school adoption pricing are available.


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, insurance, 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 cch.com. The CCH business and finance group web site can be accessed at business.cch.com.

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EDITORS NOTE: For members of the press, a complimentary review copy of the 2002 U.S. MasterÔ Federal Securities Law Guide is available by contacting Leslie Bonacum at 824-267-7153 or mediahelp@cch.com.