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Department of Justice Contracts for Wide Access to CCH’s Authoritative Online Content
RIVERWOODS, ILL., (October 28, 2004) – CCH INCORPORATED's (CCH) comprehensive tax, legal and business information has been selected as a key source of authoritative research information by the Department of Justice (DOJ) under a new and expanded seven-year contract between the DOJ and LexisNexis®, the only source outside of CCH to offer CCH's expert content online.
Under the $35.8 million contract, which began October 1, 2004, the 25,000 attorneys, librarians, paralegals, investigators, analysts, agents and public affairs officers at the DOJ, now can access an expanded range of CCH research resources online. CCH (cch.com) is a leading provider of tax, legal and business information, software and services, and a Wolters Kluwer company.
"CCH has a distinguished and continuing reputation as a trusted source of information and analysis for our nation’s lawmakers and law enforcers," stated Kevin Robert, CCH Tax and Accounting CEO.
Recently, the Internal Revenue Service again selected CCH as its first choice for tax law information, and the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts renewed its contract for expanded access to CCH’s content for the next 10 years.
"With the new DOJ contract, we’re pleased to continue and expand upon this longstanding position as a trusted source of information for the federal government."
A wide range of CCH’s expert content in tax, securities, pension, HR and employment law, health law, payroll, safety, government contracts and more will be available to the DOJ. This wealth of expert resources includes CCH’s flagship products: Standard Federal Tax Reporter, U.S. Master Tax Guide, Federal Estate and Gift Tax Guide, Federal Securities Law Reporter, Federal Banking Law Reporter, Medicare/Medicaid Guide, Payroll Management Guide, Employment Practices Guide, Unemployment Insurance Reports, Pension Plan Guide and more.
LexisNexis® (http://www.lexisnexis.com) is a leader in comprehensive and authoritative legal, news and business information and tailored applications. A member of Reed Elsevier Group plc (NYSE: ENL) (NYSE: RUK) (http://www.reedelsevier.com), the company does business in 100 countries with 13,000 employees worldwide. In addition to its flagship Web-based Lexis® and Nexis® research services, the company includes some of the world's most respected legal publishers such as Martindale-Hubbell, Matthew Bender, Butterworths, JurisClasseur, Abeledo-Perrot and Orac.
In the United States, LexisNexis® (www.lexisnexis.com) offers an extensive range of products and customized tools that address job-specific and organization-wide information needs, driving productivity and confident decision-making. This includes online and print legal and regulatory research products, customized Web applications and critical e-filing services for legal professionals. In addition, the company provides products and customized tools that address job-specific and organization-wide information needs for corporations, information professionals, government agencies and libraries. Through its risk management flagship products, RiskWise®, PeopleWise®, Banko®, LexisNexis products and services help to locate people and assets, authenticate identity, enable commerce, conduct background screening and support national security initiatives. Customers include government agencies, top law firms and major companies in the fields of national security, financial services, collection and recovery, insurance, mortgage, telecommunications, e-commerce and retail.
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED (www.cch.com), based in Riverwoods, Ill., is a leading provider of tax, legal and business information, software and services that has served professionals and their clients since 1913. CCH is a Wolters Kluwer company (www.wolterskluwer.com). Wolters Kluwer is a leading multinational publisher and information services company. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2003) of €3.4 billion, employs approximately 18,750 people worldwide and maintains operations across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its depositary receipts of shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.
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