EQUITY+Ease – The Name Of Powerful Equity Compensation Software From CCH

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., September 26, 2002) – To better reflect the capabilities and goals of its powerful equity compensation administration software, CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of securities law information and compliance tools, is rebranding its CCH SEC Compliance Desktop software as CCH EQUITY+EaseTM. For more information, visit the new CCH EQUITY+Ease site at CCHEquityEasePlus.com.

"CCH is building its reputation as the prime source for comprehensive stock management software, for everything from Insider Reporting, to Stock Options Administration, to Employee Stock Purchase Plans," said Peter Berkery, Associate Publisher of the CCH Securities Group. "Our new name better describes what we deliver today, and the complete solution we are building."

With CCH EQUITY+Ease, administrators can manage and track any type of stock options plan, complete Section 16(a) filings of Forms 3,4 and 5 and Rule 144 with incredible ease, create performance-based incentive plans, and manage ESPP information, transactions and reporting.

Features Save Time, Ensure Accuracy

The advantage of CCH EQUITY+Ease is its ability to store, calculate and report on the data that you have entered into the system. This system actually becomes more knowledgeable with continued use. After vital information is entered once, it can be recalled when needed. Many of the functions are performed automatically behind the scenes, but in reality these functions save you countless hours and manpower.

CCH EQUITY+Ease Modular System

CCH EQUITY+Ease is a modular system, in which the different modules of the system share information with one another, so you’re assured that all of your compliance needs are met from start to finish. In addition, with the modular system, you can purchase only the parts of the system that you need creating a software solution that is customized to your unique business needs.

All modules of CCH EQUITY+Ease are priced individually to allow maximum flexibility, and discounts may apply when multiple modules are purchased.

The modules include:

  • Stock Options—Manage and track any type of stock plan.
  • Insider Reporting—Complete Section 16(a) filings of Forms 3, 4 and 5 with incredible ease and efficiency.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plans (ESPP)—Facilitate Stock Purchase plan administration and compliance.
  • Rule 144—Comply with all applicable Rule 144 requirements and generate Form 144 filings from a personal computer.
  • Performance Plans—Manage and track performance-based plans and comply with regulatory requirements for employee performance plans.

In addition to an online tutorial and extensive, context-sensitive help, the subscription price includes on-site or telephone training, all customer service calls and all updates.

Those attending the annual NASPP conference in Las Vegas, September 29 to October 2, can see CCH EQUITY+Ease at booth 410.

For complete product information and to request pricing, please visit www.CCHEquityEasePlus.com or visit CCH at booth 410 at the NASPP convention in Las Vegas.


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 North America. The CCH web site can be accessed at cch.com. The CCH Business and Finance group web site can be accessed at businesss.cch.com.

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