LexisNexis, a provider of legal, news, and business information services, will become the exclusive distributor of enterprise subscriptions to The Wall Street Journal Online to law firms in North America. Online Journal subscriptions available through LexisNexis will offer co-branding, cross-linking and access to legal content found on the lexis.com service.

In addition to coverage from The Wall Street Journal’s global print editions, the Online Journal features breaking news from Dow Jones Newswires and Online Journal staff, company research, personalization and alerting, columns, interactive graphics, and access to Online Journal archives. LexisNexis and the Online Journal also will create a special legal-industry newsletter with content from both LexisNexis and the Online Journal, available exclusively for lexis.com subscribers and prospects. This new arrangement, The Wall Street Journal Online in association with LexisNexis, will launch in January 2006.

(www.lexisnexis.com; www.dowjones.com)