Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. is announcing the launch of the Securities Enforcement Analyzer, a new research and data visualization tool. Although the legal analytics market has exploded. Regulatory analytics have lagged behind. Wolters Kluwer Securities Enforcement Analyzer is filling an important gap for securities practitioners. The new product provides visualizations and data on SEC enforcement actions, trends, and outcomes. The tool is accessible from the Securities section on VitalLaw or from RBsourceFilings.
According to the press release, Wolters Kluwer developed the Securities Enforcement Analyzer to address one of the biggest challenges in securities professionals’ workflow.. The Analyzer contains over 90 filtered fields that enable lawyers to quickly locate the most relevant enforcements based on specific client scenarios. It also provides users with access to detailed and unique data as well as penalty analytics that cannot be found elsewhere, all in an easy downloadable format.
“With the increase in volume of SEC enforcement actions and the associated penalties, it’s important to be prepared for more complexity across the industry and constant changing information,” said Ken Crutchfield, Vice President & General Manager of Legal Markets at Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. “Our Securities Enforcement Analyzer offers a large number of search filters and superior details, helping legal professionals gain an edge in quickly advising on securities related issues.”
The tool provides customers with detailed downloadable graphics and tables, and available filters remove the need to conduct complex full-text searches and inspect numerous documents for relevancy. Users can leverage the Securities Enforcement Analyzer to better assess risks and craft the best defense strategy possible for clients.
The Market There is definitely a need for federal regulatory analytics, but the market is developing very slowly. The only other product I know of in this area is the a Bloomberg Law feature SEC Administrative Law Judge Enforcement Analytics which launched in 2018. Since Wolters Kluwer and Bloomberg Law which acquired BNA are the two legal vendors with deep regulatory editorial expertise are ahead of the rest of the market in tackling the regulatory analytics challenge.