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Barclays and First Direct Lending Announced as Winners of the COMPLY2017 Kraken Awards for Compliance

June 23, 2017

The Awards Were Presented During PerformLine’s COMPLY2017 Conference, The Leading RegTech And Compliance Event Bringing Together Leading Innovators, Regulators, Compliance and Marketing Executives.

New York City, NY— June 23, 2017—PerformLine, the leading RegTech company that delivers automated compliance solutions and producers of COMPLY2017, announced the winners of The 2017 Kraken Awards in two categories: Commitment to a Culture of Compliance and Most Innovative in Marketing Compliance.

The highly-coveted Kraken Awards, presented each year at the COMPLY conference, celebrate the hard work, dedication, and collaboration of PerformLine clients and the industry’s most innovative and committed compliance and marketing teams.

Winners by category:

Kraken Award for Commitment to a Culture of Compliance

Kraken Award for Most Innovative in Marketing Compliance
First Direct Lending

“It was an honor to recognize two industry leaders with this year’s Kraken Awards. Having worked with Barclays for over three years, their commitment to compliance never wavered.” said Mike Polavieja, SVP of Client Success at PerformLine, who presented both awards. “We also were pleased to recognize First Direct Lending who has proven to be a ‘no nonsense’ organization when it comes to compliance by monitoring their marketing and lead partners closely.”

COMPLY2017 is the leading RegTech and Compliance Conference bringing together top regulators, compliance professionals, marketing executives, advertising lawyers and contact center operators from prominent brands who want to ensure their efforts to reach consumers are compliant. COMPLY is focused on actionable take-aways for mitigating risk, maintaining brand safety and implementing marketing regulations for any company. COMPLY2017 was named by Business Insider as “One of the World’s Best RegTech Conferences to Attend.” COMPLY2018 will be held in New York City in June 2018. Sign up for more information at

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PerformLine is the leading platform for omni-channel compliance oversight. Its cloud-based platform is mission-critical for companies to discover, monitor, and act on compliance risk in their marketing, sales, and partner channels. Through sophisticated technology, the PerformLine platform provides end-to-end marketing compliance automation, from the review of material before publication to continuous live monitoring across consumer-facing channels, including the web, email, social media, calls, and messages. PerformLine is trusted by consumer finance brands and global organizations to make efficient marketing compliance their competitive advantage.

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