Category Archives: Direct Selling Association

The Thorny Issues of “Personal Use” in Direct Selling

There exists tension between the direct sales industry and industry regulators as to the role of “personal use” of products and services by distributors of MLM companies. The broad and ambiguous language in pyramid legislation has contributed to the problem. … Continue reading

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Check to See if a MLM Company is Legal or a Pyramid Scheme

Prospective distributors often ask how they can find out if a MLM, network marketing, or direct selling company is legal or if it’s a pyramid scheme. There are a number of ways to research the company yourself; to be sure … Continue reading

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PRWeb (PR) – MLMLegal.com Presents the E-Newsletter: MLM News Global – April 15, 2016

Welcome to the Newsletter: MLM News Global, an industry e-newsletter originating from one of the most trusted and respected direct selling websites, MLMLegal.com. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB)April 15, 2016 MLM News Global newsletter offers recent news, videos, company profiles, and timely … Continue reading

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New Newsletter – Headline News, Video of the Week, Articles, Scam Alerts – Sign up Today!

MLMLegal.com’s MLM News Global newsletter offers top news stories, video highlights, weekly company profile, and network marketing articles of the week delivered to your inbox on a timely basis. Each newsletter contains MLM headline news stories in the network marketing … Continue reading

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Executives of Network Marketing Companies Attend May 14 and 15, 2015 Starting and Running the Successful MLM Company Conference

We’ve concluded the February 2015 Conference and scheduled the dates for our next event! The February Conference had in attendance over 100 people, from 65 MLM companies, representing 20 states and five countries (U.S., Canada, South Africa, Mexico, and Brazil). … Continue reading

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Did You Miss IT?! Next MLM Startup Conference is February 26 & 27, 2015!

The MLM Startup Conference for Executives of Startup and Existing Direct Selling Companies takes place February 26 & 27 in Las Vegas. This is the 70th annual, two-day conference, featuring industry experts and invaluable tools for the MLM startup entrepreneur. … Continue reading

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BurnLounge Appeal Decision: Guidance on Pyramid v. Legitimate MLM and the Role of Personal Use in Pyramid Analysis- New Article at MLMLegal.com

BurnLounge Appeal Decision: Guidance on Pyramid v. Legitimate MLM and the Role of Personal Use in Pyramid Analysis By Jeffrey A. Babener © 2016 On June 2, 2014, in the case of FTC v. BurnLounge, the U.S. Court of Appeals … Continue reading

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What Regulatory Changes are Affecting Network Marketing Companies? Part One

Part One The MLM industry has, during the last 20 years, developed positive working relationships with regulatory agencies such as attorneys general and the FTC (Federal Trade Commission). There was a time, however, back in the 1970s, when the FTC … Continue reading

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MLM News Headlines from MLMLegal.com

  MLMLegal.com presents highlights of MLM headlines from June, July and August 2013: Troy-based ViSalus hopes to prove staying power in multilevel marketing (6/2/13) Nerium International Leads the Way in Social Media (6/10/13) U.S. Direct Selling Association Releases 2012 Sales … Continue reading

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