The US FDA on Tuesday announced sending 14 warning letters and four online advisory letters to companies selling dozens of products that claim to cure, diagnose, treat or prevent cancer. Several recipients of the warning letters sell nutritional supplements, such … Continue Reading
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Jonathan Gilliam to Present at 2017 DSA: “Your Secret Weapon: Leveraging Your Sales Field for a Winning Online Reputation”
We are proud to announce our upcoming presentation at the Direct Selling Association 2017 Annual Meeting on June 4-6, 2017. As usual, Momentum Factor will deliver the latest cutting edge content to the world’s greatest direct sellers. On the stage will … Continue Reading
Momentum Factor CEO Jonathan Gilliam was featured today in MLM.com’s podcast to provide his thoughts about compliance challenges, reputation issues, and what direct selling companies can do to train their distributors, shape their culture, and prevent illegal claims and damage to … Continue Reading
On the heels of a stinging rebuke from comedian John Oliver that reached millions of cable and online viewers comes the announcement of a new dark comedy from AMC about a down-and-out single mom and her quest to rise through the … Continue Reading
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez said Friday in an interview that she will soon step down as head of the country’s most powerful consumer watchdog, after serving more than three years in the role and another three years before … Continue Reading
Mannatech Offers Insight on Legal and Compliance Environment at Direct Selling Legal and Compliance Summit
COPPELL, Texas, Jan. 11, 2017– Mannatech Inc., a global health and wellness company committed to transforming lives to make a better world, had its CEO and President, Alfredo “Al” Bala, and General Counsel, Erin Barta, share their expertise in building … Continue Reading
Following is a guest post from attorney Kevin Thompson with an early analysis of the FTC settlement with Vemma. By Kevin Thompson, Thompson Burton PLLC More than two months after news broke of a potential settlement, Friday marked the release of the FTC’s Final … Continue Reading
Following is a guest post from attorney Larry Steinberg with an early analysis of the FTC settlement with Vemma. By Larry Steinberg, Shareholder, Buchalter Nemer The sixteen month long lawsuit between the Federal Trade Commission and Vemma Nutrition Company has come to a negotiated … Continue Reading
Announcing the 2017 Direct Selling Legal & Compliance Summit! Jan 10-12 at the Four Seasons Las Colinas, Dallas
The current regulatory, legal and compliance environment presents many challenges for direct sellers across the globe. To help companies navigate the landscape our firm will be hosting the 2017 Direct Selling Legal & Compliance Summit at the Four Seasons Resort & … Read More
Following is a guest post from attorney Kevin Thompson with an early analysis of the FTC settlement with Herbalife. By Kevin Thompson, Thompson Burton PLLC After a two year investigation, Herbalife has agreed to pay a $200 million fine to the FTC and act … Continue Reading