CCH White Paper Explains New SEC Guidance on Company Websites

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., August 8, 2008) – CCH Principal Securities Analyst James Hamilton, JD, has issued a new white paper: SEC Guidance on Use of Company Websites in the Internet Age. CCH is part of the Wolters Kluwer Law & Business group, a leading provider of securities and business law information.

“For the first time in eight years, the SEC has issued guidance on corporate electronic communications,” Hamilton said. “This long-awaited guidance is very important to the corporate community in light of the widespread and pervasive use of the Internet.”

Topics covered in the guidance, and thoroughly analyzed by Hamilton, include disclosure subject to Regulation FD, hyperlinks from company pages to other sites, including analyst sites, the provision of summary financial information and the use of blogs.

Hamilton is a prolific blogger on current issues in the securities field. Jim Hamilton’s World of Securities Regulation can be found at

His analysis of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Manual: A Handbook for the Act and SEC Rules, is considered a definitive explanation of the Act. In addition to his many books and articles, Hamilton serves as a leading contributor to the industry-standard publication, the CCH Federal Securities Law Reporter.

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