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FDA Warns Marketers of Supplements and Other Products—Stop Making Cancer Claims

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

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Kirsten Dunst to Star in Dark TV Comedy About Multilevel Marketing

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

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FTC Chair Edith Ramirez Announces Resignation

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

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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

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Guest post: The Vemma Settlement—Industry progress at the tip of a spear

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

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Guest Post: Vemma Lives to Play Another Day

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

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Moving Forward, Here’s What the FTC’s Order Requires Herbalife to Do

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

FTC Settlement with Herbalife – OMG!

Following is a guest post from attorney Spencer Reese with an early analysis of the FTC settlement with Herbalife. By Spencer Reese, Reese Poyfair Richards PLLC Network marketing is in the midst of a rapidly advancing Orwellian era. It’s been slow to develop, starting … Continue Reading

Herbalife FTC Settlement Reached

Global nutrition company Herbalife Ltd. announced it has reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission resolving the FTC’s multi-year investigation of the Company. The terms of the settlement do not change Herbalife’s business model as a direct selling … Continue Reading