Industry-Leading Accounting Research Database Integrates with Award-Winning EDGAR Research Solution for Fast, Comprehensive Online Searches
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., April 19, 2005) – Corporate accounting and financial executives who rely on CCH’s Accounting Research Manager (ARM) , now can gain immediate access to SEC EDGAR filing detail through the latest ARM enhancement – 10-K Lookup, made possible through a licensing agreement with 10-K Wizard. ARM is the premier research database of accounting, auditing, SEC and governmental authoritative literature and interpretive guidance offered by CCH Tax and Accounting (CCH), a leading provider of tax and accounting information, software and services (tax.cchgroup.com) and a Wolters Kluwer company.
“We’re very pleased to be able to offer access to SEC EDGAR filing detail by partnering with 10-K Wizard and introducing 10-K Lookup on Accounting Research Manager,” said Cathy Wolfe, vice-president, CCH Tax and Accounting. “Professionals involved in external reporting rely heavily on ARM’s features to support their efforts in understanding SEC accounting rules and regulations. With the new 10-K Lookup feature, they can seamlessly move within ARM from researching rules to examining real-life examples of filings.”
“10-K Lookup equips corporate and financial consulting professionals with first-hand knowledge and relevant real-world filings in dealing with critical disclosure and compliance reporting,” notes Martin Zacarias, CEO of 10-K Wizard Technology. “Our partnership with CCH Tax and Accounting, delivers easy-to-use, yet powerful tools for SEC EDGAR research into the ARM platform to enhance and streamline accounting research.”
10-K Lookup is a web-based service available through ARM’s Audit Public and Standard product versions, which is used by accountants, financial reporting professionals and corporate financial officers. Because 10-K Lookup is easy to use and offers advanced full-text search functionality, it can be leveraged by both novices and experts to quickly find valuable information within SEC EDGAR filings, such as detail on financial statements; management’s discussion and analysis (MD&A); legal and financial agreements; financial data; director and executives; insider transactions; and SEC news.
Among 10-K Lookup features:
- Comprehensive data sets – All SEC EDGAR filings, current and historic filings dating back to 1994 are available; includes access to 400-plus electronically filed forms, international filers and notices of paper submissions. Also included in the collection is the historical index of pre-EDGAR and paper filings dating back to 1966.
- Real-time SEC EDGAR filing postings – Filings are fully indexed and posted within seconds of having been filed with the SEC, ready for full-text searching.
- Searchable sections of Form 10-K – Full-text searching within sections of a Form 10-K enables pinpoint accuracy in finding relevant disclosures within specific sections of a Form 10-K report.
- Full-text searching – Use powerful keyword and Boolean search operators in combination with advanced search criteria, such as 300+ industry sectors, and six geographic parameters to further refine your research. Results are displayed with convenient links to associated financial statements, exhibits, MDA, audit reports and SOX certification letters.
- Flexible print formats – Filings can be printed or saved in PDF, Microsoft Word® or HTML.
Additional Information and Free Trial
For pricing and additional information on Accounting Research Manager, call 1-800-872-2454. For a free ARM trial including 10-K Lookup functionality visit http://www.accountingresearchmanager.com/go.nsf/to/10K. Users also have the benefit of free ARM web training to learn how to effectively navigate the database. The ARM webinar offers CPE credit. Users can sign up at: http://tax.cchgroup.com/TrainingAndCPE/SignUpForTraining/ARM.htm.
About 10-K Wizard Technology
10-K Wizard Technology, (www.10-Kwizard.com) a privately held company based in Dallas, Texas, is a leading provider of real-time, Internet-based research and alerting services on SEC EDGAR filings to more than 12,000 subscribers and 650 corporations delivered by its proprietary search engine technology. 10-K Wizard Technology’s real-time services include 10-K Wizard, Alert Wizard for custom news alerting, and IR Wizard for corporate web site disclosure.
In addition, 10-K Wizard licenses its tools and alerting applications in custom-designed formats for online businesses and financial web sites. Named one of the “50 Best Financial web sites” for two years by Money Magazine, “Best of the Web” by Forbes 2003 and 2004, 10-K Wizard received a 5-star rating from American Lawyer Media as a top legal site from 2001 – 2004.
About CCH Tax and Accounting
CCH Tax and Accounting (www.tax.cchgroup.com), based in Riverwoods, Ill., is a leading provider of tax and accounting information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals and their clients since 1913. Among its market leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager™ and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH Tax and Accounting is a Wolters Kluwer company.
Wolters Kluwer is a leading multinational publisher and information services company. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2004) of €3.3 billion, employs approximately 18,400 people worldwide and maintains operations across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (www.wolterskluwer.com). Its depositary receipts of shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.