SOURCE: Bowne & Co., Inc.

September 27, 2005 08:00 ET

Bowne Teams With Practising Law Institute to Offer Securities Law Programs

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 27, 2005 -- Bowne Financial Print, the world's largest financial printer, leading EDGAR filer and a division of Bowne & Co., Inc. (NYSE: BNE), today announced that it has entered into a strategic agreement with Practising Law Institute (PLI), a not-for-profit continuing legal education corporation, whereby PLI will develop securities law update programs for Bowne's clients.

The one-day sessions, which will begin in late 2005 and continue into the first quarter of 2006, will take place across the country. "We are extremely pleased to have entered into this strategic agreement with PLI," said Erika Craven, Strategic Marketing Vice President, Bowne & Co., Inc. "PLI represents the gold standard among continuing legal education providers. Their programs are known for being the highest quality and the most innovative in the industry. We are excited to be able to offer these securities update sessions to our clients. These sessions are just some of the many complimentary tools and resources we regularly provide to our clients to help keep them on the leading edge of today's constantly changing regulatory environment."

"PLI looks forward to working with Bowne to develop these securities update sessions for their clients," said Victor Rubino, Executive Director of PLI. "These custom-tailored sessions enable us to fulfill our mission of reaching as many lawyers as possible, consistent with providing the highest quality programs. The relationship with Bowne will allow for greater outreach than PLI could do on its own."

Dates, times and locations for the sessions will be announced in the near future.

About Bowne & Co., Inc.

Bowne & Co., Inc., founded in 1775, is a global leader in providing high-value solutions that empower our clients' communications.

--  Bowne Financial Print: The world's largest financial printer and
    leading EDGAR filer, specializing in the creation, management, translation
    and distribution of regulatory and compliance documents.
    
--  Bowne Enterprise Solutions: Digital composition, print, delivery and
    fulfillment of customized and personalized communications designed to
    enable companies to more-effectively target customers to increase market
    leadership.
    
--  Bowne Litigation Solutions: Consulting, electronic discovery and
    software solutions, including DecisionQuest®, one of the nation's largest
    trial research firms, bring our clients fresh perspective resulting in
    better informed choices about strategies and tactics at every step in the
    litigation process.
    
Bowne & Co. combines these capabilities with superior customer service, new technologies, confidentiality and integrity to manage, repurpose and distribute a client's information to any audience, through any medium, in any language, anywhere in the world. For more information, visit us at www.bowne.com.

About Practising Law Institute

Practising Law Institute (PLI) is a non-profit continuing legal education organization chartered by the Board of Regents of the State University of New York. Founded in 1933, PLI is dedicated to providing the legal community and allied professionals with the most up-to-date, relevant information and techniques which are critical to the development of a professional, competitive edge. We achieve these goals through the highest quality programs held annually in locations across the United States, supplemented treatises, audio and video programs, webcasts and groupcasts, interactive multimedia CD-ROMs, course handbooks, online seminars, in-house training and specialized services -- all with the guidance of practice-specific Advisory Committees. PLI is headquartered in New York City with offices in California.

Contact Information

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    Bill Coughlin
    Bowne Financial Print
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    Mari Silbey
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