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Complinet Launches Series of 11-Minute ‘Coffee Casts’ for UK Financial Industry Compliance Professionals

First ‘coffee cast’ to be broadcast at 11am on Thursday 11th October, featuring an exclusive interview with Mark Hoban MP, Shadow Minister for the Treasury

London, UK – October 08, 2007 – On Thursday 11th October at 11am, Mark Hoban MP, Shadow Minister for the Treasury, will provide an exclusive insight into how the Conservative Party would approach the regulation of the UK financial services industry if it were to win the next General Election. Mark Hoban’s views will be aired in the first of a series of online ‘coffee cast’ video interviews hosted by Complinet, the leading provider of solutions that dynamically deliver relevant compliance intelligence to industry professionals.

In an 11-minute video interview with Peter Elstob, Complinet’s Securities, Banking and Commodities Editor, Mark Hoban will reveal his views on key regulatory issues including the role and remit of the Financial Services Authority, the current burden of regulation felt by UK financial services providers, and the impact of the Northern Rock crisis on London’s worldwide reputation as a financial market.

This ‘coffee cast’ will be broadcast on the Complinet website,, at 11am BST on Thursday 11th October. It is the first in a series of exclusive video interviews that will bring senior finance industry figures into Complinet’s London offices to talk about some of the most pressing issues facing compliance professionals in the financial services industry today.

“Complinet’s aim has always been to deliver the most relevant and up to date compliance intelligence to its subscribers,” said Paul Johns, Chief Marketing Officer, Complinet. “The coffee casts will deliver broadcast-quality interviews with some of the most influential figures shaping the financial services industry landscape today, in an innovative, 11-minute format designed for compliance professionals to watch with a cup of mid-morning coffee.”

Complinet’s coffee casts will be broadcast at 11am on the 11th day of every other month. The next one is scheduled for 11am on Tuesday 11th December.

Viewers can register to view the coffee cast at The video will play directly in any internet browser that has Adobe Flash Player installed.

About Complinet

Complinet is the leading provider of solutions that dynamically deliver relevant compliance intelligence to industry professionals within the highly regulated global financial services community. Complinet enables customers to minimise their exposure to risk by providing the information and technologies they need to track and connect live external events such as regulatory or sanction changes with internal policy management and screening activities.

Complinet was founded in 1997 and employs over 200 people in its offices in New York, London and Dubai. Every day, industry professionals in more than 1,200 firms across 81 countries rely on Complinet to provide information, analysis and solutions that help them keep pace with changing industry regulations. In August 2007, Complinet was named by Financial News as one of the 21 technology companies most likely to shape the future of the financial services industry.

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