2003 CCH Journalistsí Guide to Writing About Securities Now Available

Popular Guide Offers Specialized Help for Journalists

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., September 29, 2003) - CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of securities, tax and business law information and software, has released the second edition of its free booklet, CCH Journalistsí Guide to Writing About Securities.

CCH Journalistsí Guide to Writing About Securities provides an overview of the securities industry and its regulation to help journalists understand the fundamentals and report on securities-related topics. This easy-to-read guide discusses federal securities laws, the Securities and Exchange Commission and industry regulation. In addition, it provides SEC contact information.

Authored by CCH securities expert, James Hamilton, JD, LLM, CCH Journalistsí Guide to Writing About Securities has been updated to reflect changes under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. This includes provisions affecting the regulation of the accounting profession, the auditing of financial statements, corporate governance, corporate disclosures and enhanced criminal penalties for securities fraud.

The booklet also outlines complimentary services CCH provides for working journalists, such as research support, access to knowledgeable topic experts, reference materials, fact checking and e-mail news service.

For a free print copy of CCH Journalistsí Guide to Writing About Securities, contact Leslie Bonacum at CCH INCORPORATED through e-mail at mediahelp@cch.com or phone 847-267-7153. Reporters may also request a copy through the CCH Press Center located at cch.com.


CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was founded in 1913 and has served four generations of business professionals and their clients. The company, which has published the CCH Federal Securities Law Reporter since 1934, now produces more than 700 electronic and print products for the tax, legal, securities, human resources, health care and small business markets. CCH is a Wolters Kluwer company. The CCH web site can be accessed at cch.com.

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