Volume 10, Number 9, September 2014


Scheduled maintenance for Smart Charts, QuickCharts and Loislaw platforms

There will an outage for maintenance on Wolters Kluwer Smart Charts and QuickCharts on IntelliConnect as well as Loislaw research platforms starting at 9:00 pm CT on Friday, October 17 and continue through 11:59 pm CT on Sunday, October 19. You will be unable to access these charts and platforms during that time. We apologize for any inconvenience the planned outage may cause.

Coming in October: IC Mobile enhancements

In addition to an improved layout for easier navigation, our IntelliConnect mobile app, IC Mobile, will allow you to:

  • Use “drag and drop” to organize your home page
  • Add individual research folders to your home page
  • Add notes and highlights throughout documents
  • Save Trackers and research folders offline
  • Share news documents on social media (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Email multiple people at one time
  • Print to AirPlay Printers (iOS only)


Securities Regulation Daily offers new weekly feature: IPO Tracker

The new IPO Tracker feature is designed to keep you up to date on developments in initial public offerings. The IPO Tracker gives a snapshot of the previous week’s IPO activity, including new registrations and completed deals.

The IPO Tracker is compiled using the exclusive Wolters Kluwer IPO Vital Signs database, which gathers, stores, and analyzes more than 200 individual details about an IPO filing.

The following is an IPO Tracker excerpt from Securities Regulation Daily on September 16 (note the convenient link to access the week’s activity):

New registrants. It is shaping up to be another busy autumn for the IPO market, as 14 more new registrants joined the pipeline. The week’s activity included new registrations filed by three companies—Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Energy & Exploration Partners and Israel Chemical—making a second attempt at going public after having withdrawn earlier IPO registrations. It also included five filings by companies headquartered outside the U.S.

The IPO Tracker can be found under the Securities Regulation Daily Wrap Up. If you subscribe to Securities Regulation Daily, click here for access.

New Content on Kluwer Arbitration

The Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution International Arbitration Review is a new journal that will be released online in October. This biannual publication will help both international arbitration practitioners and academics identify and understand trends, developments and procedural issues relating to arbitration in the Arab World or as seen from an Arab perspective.

Written in both English and Arabic, the journal will help increase awareness of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and arbitration in the Arab world, and provide the outside world with a perspective on related developments occurring in the region. It also provides a forum for practitioners and academics from and for the Arab world to comment on international arbitration.

Each issue will feature:

  • Thought-provoking articles by leading practitioners and academics
  • Insightful case law from the region
  • Important legislative and procedural documents

Contact your Wolters Kluwer Account Representative for more information.

COUNTER Compliant Usage Statistics
We partnered with Scholarly iQ and launched Usage Statistics reporting using new COUNTER Release 4 (R4) standards on August 11. COUNTER Compliant Usage statistics are available for Kluwer Arbitration, Kluwer IP Law, Kluwer Competition Law and Kluwer Law Online. Click here for more information.

New book: Trade Sanctions and International Sales. An Inquiry into International Arbitration and Commercial Litigation

Trade sanctions are powerful political tools devised to prevent the conclusion of new commercial contracts and paralyze the performance of pre-existing ones. Following the imposition of a sanction, a party prohibited from performing its obligations under a validly concluded contract may resolve to withhold performance or performance may de facto and be prevented by measures of enforcement of the sanction. If this party therefore fails to perform its obligations, its contracting partner may decide to initiate legal proceedings.

The author offers solutions to issues faced by arbitral tribunals and domestic courts when one party raises the existence of a sanction to support its claim to be freed from its contractual obligations. Click here for more information and to order.

New book: International Arbitration and Cross-Border Insolvency. Comparative Perspectives

This book provides an in-depth analysis of applicable rules and policies under the current legal framework and case law of national courts and arbitral tribunals, emphasizing developments in five countries where high levels of international arbitration occur: England, the United States, France, Germany and Switzerland. Click here for more information and to order.


Wolters Kluwer HealthReform KnowlEDGE Center—a resource for all practice areas

As the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are felt across corporate America, every attorney needs a place to turn for reliable guidance that is valid right now. The regulations, provisions and deadlines of this far-reaching legislation impact more than just health attorneys. Attorneys in nearly every legal practice area, including benefits, employment law and tax, will see a direct financial, operational, and/or reputational impact on their clients.

The Health Reform KnowlEDGE™ Center from Wolters Kluwer provides a single solution, enabling attorneys across all practice areas to survey the transforming health reform landscape in its entirety—then launch into detailed explorations of the areas and developments important to each practice area. You get the entire breadth and depth of the multifaceted Wolters Kluwer ACA expertise in one place, with news, Smart Charts, regulatory calendar and in-depth content covering all affected industries and all aspects of corporate law and government regulation.

The Health Reform KnowlEDGE™ Center is a complete news and research solution that combines information and expertise with customizable workflow tools that include:

  • WK-EDGE breaking news service that combines authoritative analysis with practical “how-to” perspectives from attorneys and key industry experts with a comprehensive weekly summary of cross-industry coverage of legislative and regulatory developments, updates on rulemaking and enforcement, and court cases, all delivered via the dashboard, email, mobile apps and RSS
  • Law and regulation tracking tool with date/task notification, calendar functionality and alert notification of new changes that impact your clients
  • Numerous quick links to Smart Chart answer tools, editorial-driven checklists, in-depth analysis, expert-authored treatises, white papers, primary source documents and more

For more information and to request a free trial, visit www.healthreformknowledge.com or contact your Wolters Kluwer Account Representative. Current subscriber access: Health Reform Knowledge™ Center


Training Tip for IntelliConnect

Question: How can I quickly find precedential decisions that have similar goods/services and marks at issue?
Answer: If you subscribe to WK Trademark Navigator, it’s easy to locate precedential decisions by topic. From IntelliConnect, launch the WK Trademark Navigator (if it’s part of your organization’s subscription) by clicking Product Launch (top menu) and selecting WK Trademark Navigator.

From WK Trademark Navigator’s Home page, locate the TTAB Case Database section and click TTAB Precedential Decisions Comparison Chart. This tool lets you quickly create charts for topics and years (back to 2007). Charts include links to the full text of the case, the case disposition, and the goods/services and mark at issue, so you can quickly determine whether you need to look at the full text of the case, which is only a click away.

Follow these steps to create your custom chart:

  1. Select Topic(s). For example “Most Commonly Searched Topics”

  2. Click  and choose desired year(s), back to 2007.
    For example: 2014 and 2013

  3. Click to view the resulting customized chart

Training options:

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