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New CCH Newsletter Tracks Hedge Fund Regulation

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., April 25, 2007) – Now there’s a monthly newsletter from CCH for professionals who need to stay on top of the latest developments on the regulation of hedge funds and related financial vehicles. CCH is a leading supplier of securities law information and software and is part of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business (business.cch.com). CCH Hedge Funds and Private Equity: Regulatory & Risk Management Update reports on the latest regulatory and legislative developments affecting hedge funds and other private pools of capital. Available in print or through the CCH Internet Research NetWork, this incisive newsletter fills a need for comprehensive coverage of this emerging area of securities law.

“Hedge funds have experienced explosive growth and on some days account for 30 to 40 percent of the trading on U.S. equity markets,” noted Jim Hamilton, J.D., CCH principal securities law analyst. “Congress, the SEC and international regulators and standard setters are concerned about a number of issues raised by hedge fund activities, including the growing retailization of hedge funds and risk management. This newsletter is designed for professionals who need to be aware of regulatory, legislative and legal developments affecting hedge funds and other private equity vehicles, as well as the overriding issue of risk management.’’

Each month, Hedge Funds and Private Equity: Regulatory & Risk Management Update keeps readers informed of breaking developments in the fast-changing world of hedge funds and other alternative investment vehicles. Each issue reports on the key domestic and international regulators and standard setters that impact hedge funds and other private pools of capital, including the SEC, FASB, Federal Reserve Board, OCC, Treasury, IASB, U.K. Financial Services Authority, Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission and European Commission.

The newsletter covers the latest r egulatory news, with analysis of regulatory events impacting hedge funds and private pools of capital, including SEC rulemaking, enforcement actions, interpretations, FAQs, concept releases and no-action letters. A special section on the critical and increasingly important area of risk management includes news from the banking regulators and other regulatory players. Coverage ranges from legislative activity in the U.S. Congress to analysis of developments in the United Kingdom, European Union and other international entities. It also includes reporting on significant court decisions and discussion of the actions of domestic and international accounting standard-setters.

For example, the inaugural issue has extensive coverage of the principles-based guidance issued by the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets, including insight from a senior Treasury Department official; the views of John Dugan, Comptroller of the Currency on the common interests of regulators and bank risk managers; SEC Commissioner Annette Nazareth on hedge funds, derivatives and systemic risk; a U.K. working group on hedge fund disclosure; and a call for a study of hedge fund risk by G-7 finance ministers.

For More Information

For more information or to subscribe to Hedge Funds and Private Equity: Regulatory & Risk Management Update, call a CCH representative at 800-344-3734 or visit the CCH online store at business.cch.com/onlinestore.

About Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Wolters Kluwer Law & Business is a leading provider of research products and software solutions in key specialty areas for legal and business professionals, as well as casebooks and study aids for law students. Its major product lines include Aspen Publishers, CCH, Kluwer Law International and Loislaw. Its markets include law firms, law schools, corporate counsel and professionals requiring legal and compliance information. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, a unit of Wolters Kluwer, is based in New York City and Riverwoods, Ill.

Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and publishing company. The company provides products and services for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal and regulatory, and education sectors. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2006) of €3.7 billion, employs approximately 19,900 people worldwide and maintains operations across Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. For more information, visit www.wolterskluwer.com.

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