CCH Adds BNA Accounting Policy & Practice Series to the CCH Accounting Research Manager®  

New One-Source Solution Offers Clear Guidance, Insight and News to U.S. Accounting Community

(RIVERWOODS, ILL. AND ARLINGTON, VA., April 1, 2008) – CCH and BNA have combined their respective strengths to launch BNA Accounting Policy & Practice Series on CCH’s Accounting Research Manager® (ARM), providing professionals with a robust new resource in this climate of fast-changing domestic and international accounting standards, demands for fiscal transparency and the drive toward principles-based accounting.

Through this arrangement, CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (, and BNA Tax & Accounting, publishers of the acclaimed Portfolio Series, will provide accounting and related professionals with an even greater array of resources in one integrated solution.

This powerful combination of CCH’s comprehensive primary accounting source information and interpretive guidance and BNA’s distinguished in-depth analysis of practical accounting and financial issues provides easy access to accounting, auditing, governmental, internal controls management system and SEC authoritative literature, as well as guidance, to help professionals understand and comply with rapidly changing standards.

Accounting Research Manager is considered by many to be a gold standard for professionals,” said CCH Product Manager Cindy Kaplan. “With the addition of the distinguished BNA Accounting Policy & Practice Series, ARM now offers an even greater resource for navigating accounting standards and understanding their implications. Plus, users will have integration within the BNA portfolios as well as links to ARM content.”

“The BNA Accounting Policy & Practice Series content enhances and broadens the already exceptional Accounting Research Manager service. BNA news and analysis helps practitioners understand the implications of new, emerging and complex accounting standards, and offers varying viewpoints on their interpretation and industry best practices that go beyond compliance issues,” said Darren McKewen, BNA Tax & Accounting Group Publisher.

The combination of BNA analysis and ARM interpretations will offer subscribers a powerful range of viewpoints and discussions of different aspects of core topics, while the inclusion of the highly regarded BNA Accounting Policy & Practice Report further expands ARM’s coverage of emerging and evolving accounting developments. The BNA Accounting Policy & Practice Series will also extend ARM’s topical coverage to include multiple portfolios in accounting for specific industries (such as accounting for non-profits and mortgage banking activities); management control and analysis (such as internal reporting and improvement initiatives and enterprise risk management); and accountant liability and responsibility (such as managing legal risks in financial reporting and auditor liability to third parties).

For More Information

For more information or a demonstration of BNA content on the Accounting Research Manager, contact a CCH representative at 1-888-CCH-REPS (888-224-7377), or visit

About BNA

BNA ( is the foremost publisher of print and electronic news, analysis and reference products, including the recently launched Accounting Policy & Practice Series. BNA publications intensely cover legal and regulatory developments for professionals in business and government. BNA is the oldest wholly employee-owned company in the United States, and produces more than 350 news and information services – including Daily Labor Report and Daily Tax Report – widely respected for comprehensive and objective reporting and analysis.

For more information about the BNA Tax & Accounting Portfolios, call 800-372-1033.

About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business

CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business ( is a leading provider of tax, audit and accounting information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CorpSystem®, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH is based in Riverwoods, Ill.

Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and publishing company. The company provides products and services globally for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal and regulatory sectors. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2007) of €3.4 billion ($4.8 billion), maintains operations in over 33 countries across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific and employs approximately 19,544 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. For more information, visit

--### --