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Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Acquires PRINGLE Compliance Polices & Procedures Content

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, a provider of comprehensive compliance, risk management and audit solutions for the financial services industry, announced that it has acquired the regulatory compliance content of PRINGLE® Policy and Procedure Solutions (PRINGLE) from PRINGLE Publications Corporation. More than 500 U.S. financial institutions trust the regulatory knowledge and expertise within the PRINGLE solution. Wolters Kluwer Financial Services will ... Read More »

Experian QAS Launches New Medical and Insurance Compliance Tool

Experian(R) QAS(R), a part of Experian Marketing Services and a provider of address verification software and services, today launched QASmedWatch(SM), an online medical and insurance compliance tool that allows companies to search for medical professionals who have either opted out or been excluded from federal funding programs. The service enables more flexible and intelligent searching of sanctioned lists, decreasing the ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Invests in COMPLIANCE COMPLETE ASIA

Thomson Reuters have invested significantly in the Asia region with increased unique editorial content and contributions from our network of consultants and lawyers.  Thomson Reuters now track more than 50 regulatory bodies across Asia and have also added “rulebooks” content from key bodies such as Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Singapore Exchange (SGX) and the Hong Kong Securities and Futures ... Read More »

Next-Generation Lexis Advance Arrives on the Market

LexisNexis has finally released its next-generation legal research platform, Lexis Advance. This release, based on an entirely new and different platform from the legacy lexis.com platform, includes a number of interesting innovations that help researchers visualize the progress of their research.   New pricing plans and packages for different types of users will replace a previously-announced intent to provide separate ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Enters Strategic Agreement with Thompson Hine

Alliance provides the most comprehensive and experienced plan document services to the retirement industry The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has recently entered into an agreement with Thompson Hine LLP to provide companies with a full spectrum of custom retirement plans that meet the requirements of both the plan provider and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The agreement provides a strategic alliance ... Read More »

Reed Elsevier States its Case for Avoiding a Break-up

When results stagnate investors get restless Speculation has mounted that the owner of New Scientist and the Lancet could break itself up, but with no plans for a carve-up the company is understood to have been stressing the logic of keeping the business together.  The Anglo-Dutch publishing giant’s latest trading update was described as ‘reassuring’, ‘solid’ and even ‘dull but ... Read More »

Reed Elsevier Reports Growth in all Business Sectors

Reed Elsevier reported revenue growth of 1% in the nine months 2011. Science & Technology grew by 4% with solid subscription revenues in Research and continued good growth in databases and tools.  Health Sciences remained flat.  LexisNexis Risk Solutions:  Underlying revenue growth of 4% (excluding the insurance licensed infrastructure software business recently agreed to be sold).  Insurance data & analytics has ... Read More »

Bloomberg Completes Acquisition of BNA

Bloomberg has completed its acquisition of The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc (BNA) which is now a stand-alone wholly-owned subsidiary of Bloomberg. The acquisition was overwhelmingly accepted by the BNA owner/employees, who tendered approximately 95% of their stock within the 20 business day offering period. Additionally, Bloomberg received an early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act. The ... Read More »

Reed Elsevier in the Spotlight as Analyst Suggests Break-up

Following the announcement of the McGraw-Hill breakup, Alex DeGroote, an analyst at Panmure Gordon, said the move suggested Reed should look at “material restructuring opportunities”. Citing claims that some shareholders are dissatisfied with Reed management, he said: “This is unsurprising. Share price performance has been uninspiring. In absolute terms the share price is the same today as it was 11 ... Read More »

THOMSON REUTERS GROWS LEGAL ENTITY DATA SOLUTION TO ADDRESS RISK MANAGEMENT AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

London and New York — Thomson Reuters announced the launch of an expanded legal entity data solution, which will be available for retrieval via Thomson Reuters DataScope Select and Thomson Reuters DataScope Onsite. This offering significantly expands the firm’s legal entity content capability, which is approaching coverage of 1 million entities across nearly 250 markets and 50 languages. Thomson Reuters DataScope ... Read More »

LexisNexis Canada Launches Innovative Dockets Service for Easier Access to Court Information

Cross-court searching, filters and enhanced search functionality provide a cost-effective way for legal and business professionals to stay on top of emerging case issues LexisNexis Canada (www.lexisnexis.ca), a leading provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, today announced the launch of the LexisNexis CaseConnection™ Dockets service. From one intuitive online interface, LexisNexis CaseConnection Dockets enables fast access to key case information for ... Read More »