The SEC Handbook is a great reference to keep on hand for transactional securities attorney when they want to check the regulations quickly to verify a point. This CCH book reproduces the rules/forms/interpretations specifically relevant to preparing financial statements and other SEC disclosure documents, yet the scope is broad enough to serve as a complete reference for anyone whose practice touches on SEC disclosure rules (e.g., transactional attorneys, corporate counsel, corporate governance professionals, etc.). The SEC Handbook reproduces the latest requirements, As of November 2007, For preparing financial statements and related disclosure documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. One of the key benefits of this book is its portability and affordability. it includes the full-text of: Regulations S-K, S-X, S-B, S-T: selected rules and forms under the 1933 and 1934 Acts; the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; Industry Guides; Staff Accounting Bulletins; And The Codification of Financial Reporting Policies. This year's 2008 Edition includes the following new material: E-proxy rule and related proxy rule amendments Updates to Forms 5, 10 -Q, 20 -F and 40 -F, Schedules 13D and 13G Amendments to Regulation S-K and S-B (e.g., Item 308) Amendments to Regulation S-X (e.g., Rules 1 -02 and 2 -02) Updated Exchange Act rules Staff Accounting Bulletin 109 Revised Topical Indexpendence problem that might arise by virtue of an accountant providing legal services to an audit client.139 Recently, the Cornrnission ... Commenters said that our proposals went beyond current rules.192 For example, AICPA Ethics Standards permit ... In addition, as discussed above, we welcome and encourage active oversight by audit committees with respect to ... those professionals in the accounting firm who perform audit work for an audit client and those who provide non-auditanbsp;...