SOURCE: Bentley Commerce Corporation

August 22, 2006 10:02 ET

Bentley Commerce Corp. and Its Former CEO, Bruce Kamm, Settle Lawsuits

BEVERLY HILLS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 22, 2006 -- Bentley Commerce Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BLYC) ( and Bruce Kamm, its former CEO, announced today that they have settled the lawsuits against each other and will work together to build a strong and profitable business for Bentley Commerce and its shareholders.

"We are delighted to put this chapter in our company's history behind us and devote our skills and energy to propel Bentley Commerce forward," said its CEO, Robert Schumacher. "We genuinely welcome Mr. Kamm back and look forward to again having his expertise and business acumen serve the Company. As we move ahead, we recognize his prior contributions and acknowledge that too often disagreements result from miscommunication."

"In the near term, Bentley Commerce will focus its barter and trade business on Corporate trade, a $50 billion market sector typified by large media, commercial and industrial transactions, rather than providing services to small retail barter exchanges," continued Mr. Schumacher. "In addition, Bentley Commerce will now actively seek other compatible business opportunities."

About Bentley Commerce Corporation:

Bentley Commerce Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BLYC) ( is an ecommerce business-to-business services provider that established a collaborative online barter marketplace. The Company offers alternative payment solutions including trade, as well as management services and systems to small, mid-size and global companies.

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