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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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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 – August 18, 2015 – Headline News, Video of the Week, Articles, Scam Alerts – Sign up Today!

The MLM News Global E-Newsletter offers top MLM news, recent scams, videos, company profiles, and timely articles delivered to your inbox on a bi-monthly basis. The e-newsletter contains top news stories in the network marketing industry, the most recent MLM … 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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New Video: Why Do I Need an Experienced Network Marketing Attorney?

An experienced and seasoned direct sales attorney can be the single most valuable resource that a MLM company can ever utilize. Look for a professional who has represented leading direct selling companies as well as startup companies. As industry experts, … Continue reading

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Gifting Club? Run the Other Way! In Fact, Run and Watch this New Video: What about Gifting Clubs?

A gifting club usually begins unintentionally between friends, family and neighbors. Unlike the traditional pyramid scheme, gifting clubs are not promoted as an investment by fraudulent financial advisers. Gifting clubs are usually home-grown. Those involved believe that they are genuinely … 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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New PR – Video Interview by DSWA — “Legal Hotspots for Direct Selling Companies” and Fill out Survey to Receive Two Free Tickets to Next MLM Startup Conference!

LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – April 22, 2014) – Nikki Keohohou with the Direct Selling Women’s Alliance (DSWA) hosts the Executive Interview Forum titled “Legal Hotspots for Direct Selling Companies.” The interviewee for this hour is Network Marketing Attorney, Jeff Babener, … Continue reading

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New Video – Interview by the DSWA of Jeff Babener – “Legal Hotspots for Direct Selling Companies”

Nikki Keohohou with the Direct Selling Women’s Alliance (DSWA) hosts the Executive Interview Forum titled “Legal Hotspots for Direct Selling Companies.” The interviewee for this hour is Network Marketing Attorney, Jeff Babener, Editor of www.mlmlegal.com. View the video on our … Continue reading

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