Volume 10, Number 2, February 2014
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New product now live: Health Reform KnowlEDGE™ Center

The new Health Reform KnowlEDGE Center is a single destination site for breaking news, research and tools that keep you current and in compliance as the health reform landscape continues to transform. Key offerings include:

  • Breaking news service providing authoritative analysis with practical "how-to" perspectives from attorneys and key industry experts
  • News available via the dashboard, email, mobile apps and RSS
  • Law and regulation tracking tool with date/task notification and calendar functionality
  • Quick links to Smart Chart answer tools, editorial-driven checklists, in-depth analysis, expert-authored treatises, white papers, primary source documents, and more

Customization functionality also makes the Health Reform KnowlEDGE™ Center an ideal solution for health attorneys, benefits attorneys, employment law attorneys, tax attorneys, in-house counsel, human resources and health care professionals alike.

To demonstrate how the Health Reform KnowlEDGE Center keeps you up-to-date on the ACA, we’re hosting a series of complimentary live webinars. Register now for any of the following dates:

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 1:00-1:30 pm CST

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 1:00-1:30 pm CST

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 1:00-1:30 pm CST

For more details, or to request a free trial, contact your Wolters Kluwer Account Representative or visit http://www.healthreformknowledge.com/

Current subscribers, including former Health Reform Toolkit customers, can click here for quick access to the Health Reform KnowlEDGE™ Center.

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) as of January 2014

The January 2014 CCH Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) reproduces the FAR, including all amendments to the regulations issued prior to January 1, 2014, along with an easy-to-use topical index. Sources of the amended text are listed in brackets along with the date of issuance and the effective date for all sections changed since the initial text of FAR appeared in the Federal Register of September 19, 1983.

The January 2014 CCH Federal Acquisition Regulation contains all of the changes made since July 1, 2013, including 4 Federal Acquisition Circulars, 14 Final Rules, and 2 Interim Rules. It covers topics such as: Iran threat reduction, accelerated payments to small business subcontractors, enhancement of employee whistleblower protections, documenting contractor performance, and prioritizing sources of supplies and services.

For more information, call 1-800-248-3248 or visit store.wolterskluwerlb.com.

Department of Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS) as of January 2014

The January 2014 CCH Department of Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS) includes the full text of the DFARS and DFARS Procedure Guidance Information (PGI), including all interim rules, final rules and Change Notices issued prior to January 1, 2014, along with a comprehensive index.

The January 2014 CCH Department of Defense FAR Supplement contains all of the changes made since July 1, 2013, including 19 Final Rules, 2 Interim Rules, and 6 PGI Change Notices. It covers topics such as: Release of fundamental research information, legal costs for whistleblower proceedings, safe guarding unclassified technical information, acquisitions in support of operations in Afghanistan, and notification requirements of in-sourcing actions.

For more information, call 1-800-248-3248 or visit store.wolterskluwerlb.com.

Wolters Kluwer SEC research group adds International Offering Memos to on-demand document service

The Wolters Kluwer Law & Business SEC research group has added International Offering Memos to its on-demand document research services. The new collection includes more than 2,000 high value offering memos dating back to 2006. An additional innovation is a Web site that allows you to browse and search the collection and order online. Documents are available for a flat fee of $100 and will be delivered within 24 hours via PDF. Click here to learn more and search the new International Offering Memo collection.

Free Webinar: "Antitrust Enforcement Trends: The Agencies' Willingness to Go to Trial"

Part of our "What Are the Experts Saying?" webinar series for Wolters Kluwer customers, this complimentary 30-minute session has been specifically designed for the antitrust practitioners in your organization. Presented by Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey May, J.D., it will include a discussion of how agencies such as the Department of Justice Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have been involved in several recent high profile trials including merger challenges, criminal trials, and civil non-merger actions (such as the Apple e-books case) and how the trend toward litigation by these agencies has dispelled the notion among some antitrust practitioners that the government will generally settle to avoid litigation. Space is limited. Click here for full details and additional information.

You may also register for one of the webinar sessions using the links below:
Thursday, February 27 - 2:00 pm (EST) Click here to register
Tuesday, March 4 – 2:00 pm (EST) Click here to register

For any questions about the "What Are the Experts Saying?" webinars, contact Legal Training Consultant Dan Totillo at Dan.Totillo@wolterskluwer.com



Training Tip for IntelliConnect

How New Associates can Impress Partners in Large Law Firms

WK DAILY REPORTING SUITE—While it’s true that most major law firms have a portal that announces big news within the firm such as recent big cases won, etc., sometimes our WK DAILIES will even beat them to the punch. Also, a new associate may not be aware of the attorneys who made impressive headway in their practice area just before the new associate joined the firm. Encourage young associates to search the archives of the WK DAILIES to stay in the know with not just the case law that your firm is involved in, but also the professional, yet clear and concise, analysis of those cases.

  • Target the appropriate WK Daily Wrap-up database within the IntelliConnect Browse menu, see links below
  • Search for the firm name

Links for quick access to WK Daily Wrap-up databases:

NOTE:  Some news will be about new attorneys at your firm which, again, may be found on your portal’s news feed, but it may provide additional information that they may find useful about that new attorney.

TRACKER NEWS—New Associates can set up IntelliConnect TRACKER NEWS to find your firm’s name in any of the appropriate news features available here:

  • Go to Tracker News
  • Click here to create an initial Tracker search or click Add/Modify a Tracker
  • Click on the Customize (circular) button for the appropriate Tracker, i.e., Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Tracker within Securities (U.S.) blue bar
  • Make all appropriate customizations
  • Add firm name in “Custom Search Terms” in the lower left corner and also in title at top of Tracker
  • Click OK, scroll up and click ADD TRACKER

MONITORING BREAKING NEWS—Finally, and perhaps most important, young associates are often tasked with monitoring the news in a certain area of law, e.g., staying on top of Dodd-Frank related regulations. They can do three things to accomplish this:

  • Run a search through selected databases; Save the search; then re-run it with date restriction, e.g., after May 1, 2014
  • Set up Tracker News with “Custom Search Terms” as noted above
  • Set up one of their mobile devices with the appropriate WK Daily app customized for only that one topic. For instance, if they are monitoring Dodd-Frank and have an iPad or iPhone, they can download the WK Daily app on one of these two mobile devices and have it customized to give them only news appropriate to the topic needed. Direct them to the SETTINGS button on the App to customize.

LegalPro Training

Launch our LegalPro Training calendar webpage and register for any of our complimentary pre-scheduled instructor-led sessions offered for a wide variety of our online products, OR access a schedule for a specific product:
Kluwer services (including Kluwer IP Law, Kluwer Arbitration and Kluwer Competition Law)

*IntelliConnect and LoislawConnect registrations are limited to a single person so that each session can be customized to that individual’s subscription and research needs. However, registrants are welcome to share webinar connection details with others in their organization.

You may also send an email request for telephone training to LegalTraining@WoltersKluwer.com
Whether you want a brief, high-level overview for a group or an in-depth, hands-on training for an individual, our professional Trainers will customize the session to your needs to ensure that you get the most out of your online subscription from Wolters Kluwer Law & Business.

Training Resources for Legal Professionals
Review our Training Resources for Legal Professionals website to find helpful links to videos, training guides and quick reference material for a wide variety of our Platforms/Applications and products.

New materials available for Health Reform KnowlEDGE™ Center
Health Reform KnowlEDGE Center – How to Access (1 page)
Health Reform KnowlEDGE Center – How to Access (2 pages)
Health Reform KnowlEDGE Center – Reference Guide

Health Reform KnowlEDGE Center: training video – Health Reform KnowlEDGE Center: training video–  (~ 4 minutes)

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