Press Releases

  • March 15, 2017

    New York, NY — March 15, 2017 — The consensus forecast of real GDP growth this quarter fell a moderate 0.3 of a percentage point over the past month to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate (saar) of 1.9 percent, according to the March issue of Wolters Kluwer’s Blue Chip Economic Indicators . The decline resulted from lowered expectations of growth in personal consumption expenditures, inventory building, and government spending, coupled with a wider trade deficit. However, the consensus forecast of real GDP growth in the second quarter of this year increased by 0.2 of a percentage point to 2.5 percent (saar)....

  • March 15, 2017

    New York, NY – March 15, 2017 – Susan Gruesser of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. opened an expert panel discussion today on the role of corporate counsel as strategic advisor at the Chief Legal Officer Leadership Forum in New York City. The forum brought together leading senior legal executives for a full day of original programming focused on emerging business challenges in 2017. Gruesser opened the discussion entitled “The New General Counsel: Adding Value as a Strategic Advisor” by discussing the results of a recently conducted proprietary Wolters Kluwer survey designed to identify the most pressing priorities of...

  • March 02, 2017

    NEW YORK, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The March issue of Wolters Kluwer's  Blue Chip Financial Forecasts  indicates growing uncertainty that Congress will approve comprehensive tax reform this year. The Blue Chip panel consensus puts the odds at 55.5 percent that Congress will pass comprehensive reform legislation in 2017, representing a sharp drop from nearly 80 percent last month. This drop can be attributed to greater-than-anticipated opposition to the border adjustment tax, especially in the Senate, coupled with the difficulty Republicans are having in coming up with an acceptable plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Health Care Act. Legislative activity around issues such...

  • February 15, 2017

    NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The February issue of Wolters Kluwer's Blue Chip Economic Indicators suggests that Congress is likely to pass – and President Trump is likely to sign - comprehensive legislation aimed at reforming the tax code this year. This month's report suggests that, while the Trump Administration's pledges of tax cuts, infrastructure spending and regulatory relief have propelled consumer and business confidence to multi-year highs and lifted U.S. equity indices to record levels, panelists remain reluctant to significantly alter their forecasts of U.S. economic performance for 2017 and 2018. The report also notes that securing congressional...

  • February 09, 2017

    New York, NY — February 9, 2017 — Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. , part of Wolters Kluwer, announced today that all practice area content available to customers subscribing to the Intelli Connect research solution is now fully available on Wolters Kluwer’s legal research platform, Cheetah™. Cheetah™, created for legal professionals, is a groundbreaking workflow solution that enables faster and more accurate research, offers a sleek and responsive user interface, and delivers intelligent insights and expertise. With the integration of Intelli Connect content, Cheetah™ will now provide in-depth and curated coverage of more than 25 practice areas.