Category Archives: Compliance Guidelines

Watch out for Pyramid Schemes! Some Warning Signs

How can you tell if a company is an pyramid scheme, unintentional cash gifting pyramid scheme, or otherwise downright illegal? Well, there is no single authority on the on the subject. There’s not really one single definition either. However, there … Continue reading

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Expert MLM Attorney Explains ‘What Are Unauthorized Earnings Claims?’ – Video

Expert MLM Attorney and Legal Consultant, Jeff Babener, explains what unauthorized medical claims are in his video “What Are Unauthorized Earnings Claims?” Have you seen or heard a direct selling company say something like, “Make $10,000 a month!” or “Guaranteed … Continue reading

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Most Requested Video of the Month – Difference Between Sponsoring and Recruiting

MLMLegal.com’s most requested FAQ this month answered in a video by MLM expert Attorney, Jeff Babener: What is the difference between sponsoring and recruiting? Although the terms sponsoring and recruiting are often used interchangeably, they are actually have two very … Continue reading

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Press Release: Starting and Running the MLM – A Deep Focus Conference – Las Vegas, Nevada – May 20, 2016

MLMLegal.com and Babener & Associates Announce the 72nd National Starting and Running the Successful MLM Company Conference. This one-day, deep focus event has limited seating so register today. (PRWEB)March 24, 2016 The Starting and Running the Successful MLM Company conference … Continue reading

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What do Startup Companies Think about Long Term Professional Relationships? Watch the Video!

MLMLegal.com and Babener & Associates have had long term professional relationships with many direct selling companies, from startup to stable. We were involved in early stages of a number of leading MLM companies, including some traded on the NYSE. We … Continue reading

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New Video-Are Network Marketing Companies Mostly Moving to All-Digital/All-Online Starter Kits?

Can online-only starter kits be done in a way that ensures a high perceived value? There has been a clear trend in recent years to offer sales and marketing support online and in the cloud. In reality, the developmental costs … Continue reading

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October 1st MLM News Global Newsletter by www.MLMLegal.com

What’s hot in this week’s news machine e-newsletter? This week’s articles focus on Vemma, the FTC, and the future of MLM – to mention a few – in the articles “Vemma vs. FTC: Guidance for the Direct Selling Industry – … Continue reading

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New Video: Is it Legal for Consultants to Sell Company Products through Booths?

As a distributor, can I use display booths to sell my company’s products? Is there a limit on the time I can spend selling at a booth? Watch the new video from www.mlmlegal.com. This question likely refers to sales at … Continue reading

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New Video: How Do I Create a Compensation Plan That Guarantees That I Am Legal?

This is a question that might take one thousand pages to answer. You will find endless articles and videos at www.mlmlegal.com and www.mlmattorney.com on differentiating a legitimate direct selling company from a pyramid scheme. Key features of a legitimate compensation plan … Continue reading

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