Today, Carswell and Issues Central, Inc.,
announced the introduction of Compliance Partner for the Canadian market.

This software solution will help companies meet requirements for internal
control over financial reporting Carswell.

Carswell Canada’s largest provider of information and knowledge
solutions to the legal, finance, tax and accounting markets, together with
Issues Central, Inc., will provide Compliance Partner to the Canadian
market. The product is designed to dramatically reduce the costs and potential
business interruption associated with the new internal control requirements
over financial reporting. Canadian-based firms that are listed solely on the
TSX or those that are dually listed on both the Securities Exchange
Commission and the TSX(R) exchange will benefit from using Compliance

The Compliance Partner software solution builds on the success of
Issues Central, Inc.’s compliance product, which has been implemented by
companies listed on every major North American exchange. Compliance
Partner provides a unique solution for the Canadian market to design,
implement and monitor internal control over financial reporting on a more
cost-effective basis.

“We are very pleased to enter into this agreement with the team at Issues
Central, Inc. and to leverage the success of their Compliance Playbook
product,” said Don Van Meer, President and CEO of Carswell. “In offering the
Compliance Partner product, as well as supporting training, customer
support and education, we are providing a logical extension to our finance and
accounting information and business solutions to help the Canadian market.”

“Carswell is well positioned to lead the market for an internal controls
compliance product in Canada. They have a clear focus on solutions for
finance, accounting and legal professionals,” said Cathy Connally, President
of Issues Central, Inc. “The introduction of the Compliance Partner
product will provide Canadian companies with a strong approach to streamlining
their efforts and cost outlay to achieve SOX s.302/304 and MI 52-109/111