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21 Ways to Provide Legal and Ethical MLM Training to Distributors

You can look at MLM companies from several perspectives to get an idea if they are running a legal business or a pyramid scheme. In this post, we cover how legal MLM companies approach training their distributors. Legal direct selling … 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: 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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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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Good News about Network Marketing

In some circles, network marketing has a bad reputation. Those who had bad experiences in the industry, or are contributors to the industry’s bad reputation, or who misunderstand how the industry works, have all contributed to the association of the … Continue reading

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Creating a Compensation Plan That Is Guaranteed to Be Legal

How do I create a compensation plan that guarantees to be legal? This is a question that might take one thousand pages to answer. You will find endless articles and videos at www.mlmlegal.com on differentiating a legitimate direct selling company … Continue reading

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