Volume 9, Number 1, January 2013
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Product News

Smart Charts comparative tool enhanced with streamlined interface and greater functionality

The Smart Charts comparative tool, accessed within IntelliConnect, has a new streamlined interface and greater functionality. The tool’s search capabilities have been enhanced, and the navigation toolbar has been redesigned. To learn more, click here for a brief video on the key changes.

New Smart Chart: Motor Vehicles

A new Motor Vehicles Smart Chart, found within the Secured Transactions Topics Smart Charts on IntelliConnect, compiles the requirements from state motor vehicle laws in the Secured Transactions Guide that govern non-possessory motor vehicle liens for all 50 states. The customizable chart briefly summarizes the steps required to perfect a motor vehicle lien, the duration and release of a lien, the transfer and assignment of a lien, certificate of title requirements and applicable fees, with links to the applicable state laws and explanations found within the Guide. The Motor Vehicles Smart Chart can also be customized by subtopic and jurisdiction.

New Edition: 2013 SEC Handbook: Rules and Forms for Financial Statements and Related Disclosure, 23rd Edition

The 2013 SEC Handbook reproduces the latest requirements, as of November 2012, for preparing financial statements and related disclosure documents filed with the SEC. The SEC Handbook is a portable, affordable and current resource with the latest SEC rules, forms, interpretations and other materials specifically related to preparing financial statements and other SEC disclosure documents.

It includes the full-text of: Regulations S-K, S-X, S-T; selected rules and forms under the 1934 Act; the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; Industry Guides; Staff Accounting Bulletins; and the Codification of Financial Reporting Policies.

The 2013 edition includes the following new and updated material:

  • Updates to Forms 8-K, 10-Q, 20-F, 40-F, S-3, F-8, F-9, F-10 and F-80 Amendments to Regulation S-T (e.g., Items 10, 101, 301 and 405)
  • Updated Exchange Act rules, including new Rule 13p-1 (Conflict Minerals Rule) and Form SD
  • Staff Legal Bulletin 14G (shareholder proposals)

For more details and to order, click here.

Special Report: Prospects for Securities and Financial Legislation in the 113th Congress

What are the securities and financial-related legislative priorities for Congress in the coming year? In his seven-page Special Report, Wolters Kluwer Principal Analyst, Jim Hamilton, J.D., LL.M., shares his thoughts on what may be addressed this term such as:

  • A Dodd-Frank corrections bill
  • A reintroduced version of the GSE Bailout Elimination and Taxpayer Protection Act
  • Bi-partisan support for the GSE Credit Risk Equitable Treatment Act
  • Creation of a U.S. covered bond market under SEC or FDIC supervision
  • Requirement to make PCAOB hearings public
  • Regulation and examination requirements for SEC-registered investment advisers
  • Reform of the federal regulatory process

For a PDF of the Special Report, click here.



LegalTech 2013

Be sure to stop by our booth #408-410 at LegalTech in New York. You’ll have the opportunity to view product demonstrations and explore our latest products at the Wolters Kluwer Mobile Kiosk. We are especially excited to introduce our newest offering, the Wolters Kluwer Daily Reporting Suite, created by attorneys, for attorneys. This new tool delivers a daily wrap-up email covering areas such as intellectual property law, employment law, securities regulation, health law and antitrust. For more information on the Wolters Kluwer Daily Reporting Suite, visit http://dailyreportingsuite.com. We look forward to seeing you at LegalTech for all this and more—plus you’ll have a chance to win a $100 Amex Gift Card!

Training & Customer Support

Training Tip for IntelliConnect

Is there a quick and easy way to find related documents and additional information that will relate to the subject matter which I am researching?

With IntelliConnect, you can easily find information relevant to the document you are currently viewing by clicking any of the "Related Information" buttons that appear just underneath the document title. Simply click a “Related information” button to open a new tab with a list of related documents within your subscription, making it easy to go back and forth between the original document and the list of related documents.
Not all subscriptions/documents contain "Related Information" buttons.

The following are links to some publications/documents that contain “Related Information” buttons:

LegalPro Training

Our LegalPro Training calendar contains pre-scheduled complimentary training sessions. Registrations for IntelliConnect and LoislawConnect Trainings are limited to a single person so that each session can be customized to the individual’s subscription and research needs.

You may also send an email to LegalTraining@WoltersKluwer.com to request a customized training for a product/platform on a specific date/time, and one of our professional trainers will contact you to arrange a session.

Training Resources for Legal Professionals website
Check out our website—Training Resources for Legal Professionals— for additional online resources regarding our internet products and platforms. You can review materials by Platform/Application, such as IntelliConnect, Kluwer Arbitration and LoislawConnect, or by type of material, such as LegalPro Training, Videos or Other Resources.

Here’s a listing of recently added/updated materials:
IntelliConnect – New Reference Documents:

IntelliConnect – NEW Video:

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