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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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Looking Forward to 2015 – 63 New Videos Being Launched at MLMLegal.com

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (depicted here in true Babener-fashion by Jeff Babener’s grandson, Sammy) are famous for battling petty criminals, evil overlords, mutated creatures, and alien invaders. MLMLegal.com is famous for squashing MLM myths, spreading knowledge about the network marketing … Continue reading

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Why do MLM Companies Require Distributors to Use Replicated Websites Rather than Distributor-Created Websites?

Many companies require their consultants to use replicated websites because they are rightfully concerned about unauthorized medical and earnings claims as well as confusion in the search engines. Therefore, many leading companies provide authorized replicated websites to distributors and prohibit … Continue reading

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CNBC.com Cites Legal Expert, Jeffrey Babener on FTC Business Opportunity Rule

CNBC Senior Stocks Commentator, Herb Greenberg, evoked the expertise of leading MLM attorney, Jeff Babener, in the Commentator’s blog post “How Multi-Level Marketers Dodged a Bullet.” CNBC – January 9, 2013 In his article, Commentator Greenberg discussed the effect lobbying … Continue reading

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Why do companies restrict the type of advertising carried on by their distributors?

The question below is taken from one of Mr. Babener’s client’s distributors’ Q&A pamphlets: Q:  Why do companies restrict the type of advertising carried on by their distributors? A: Company rules regarding advertising are usually very detailed. Companies are zealous about … Continue reading

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D-Day: Direct Selling v. FTC

A Resilient Industry Fights Back The assault was not on the beaches of Normandy, but nonetheless thousands of direct selling distributors and scores of direct selling companies scaled the cliffs of the FTC’s regulatory bunker to knock out the imminent … Continue reading

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What do I do if my Company has heard from the FTC about Product Claims?

Long ago, the federal government passed the FTC Act. The intention of the Act was to prevent deceptive practices in the marketing of products and services. The basic legislation was fairly straight forward and broad in its language. Since then, … Continue reading

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Does Celebrity Involvement Spell Success for an MLM Company?

It is not mere celebrity association that determines success for an MLM company. Too often celebrities with branded names are merely cashing in on their celebrity status. They have no real interest in the product(s) or lives of the distributors. … Continue reading

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