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Is the FTC ramping up regulation of the MLM Industry?

Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez argued on October, 2016 at the DSA Policy Conference that it was time to ratchet up regulation of the direct selling industry, and not a time to “put the brakes” on more regulation of the … Continue reading

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Tennessee Recognizes Personal Use in New Legislation

On July 1st, 2014, Tennessee became the latest government/regulatory entity to adopt updated MLM/Pyramid legislation recognizing “personal use” in pyramiding analysis. The Tennessee language is similar to language adopted in more than a dozen state statutes, which recognizes personal use, … Continue reading

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Direct Selling Facts Features Burnlounge Article

Direct Selling Facts features Attorney Jeff Babener’s timely article, “Burnlounge Appeal Decision: Guidance on Pyramid v. Legitimate MLM and the Role of Personal Use in Pyramid Analysis.” Click here to read the article. For more information on the network marketing … 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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Press Release: MLMLegal.com Releases Trilogy of Articles on Personal Use: Herbalife Belgium; Herbalife and Short Sellers; Burnlounge Music Portal

Herbalife Belgium: In a dramatic turn, a Belgian appeals courts reverses a lower court ruling and hold that Hebalife is no pyramid, but is in fact a legitimate direct selling business opportunity. The court validates “personal use” by distributors in … Continue reading

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Relationship between MLM and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

A vital question that is often asked of us relates to the relationship between the direct selling, network marketing and MLM industry and the FTC. It has been a bumpy road. I can say that today it is a cooperative … Continue reading

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