Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council Issues New Guidance on Earnings Claims for Direct Sellers

Arlington, VA – July 9, 2020 – BBB National Programs’ Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DSSRC), in partnership with the Direct Selling Association (DSA), today released new Guidance on Earnings Claims that defines and identifies earnings claims to ensure all representations … Continue Reading

FTC Sends Warning Letters to Multi-Level Marketers Regarding Health and Earnings Claims They or Their Participants are Making Related to Coronavirus

Ten letters target companies pitching business opportunities, supposed health benefits in response to pandemic The Federal Trade Commission today announced it has sent 10 letters warning multi-level marketing companies (MLMs) to remove and address claims that they or their participants are making … Continue Reading

Letter From the CEO: Compliance Never Rests.

Dear Momentum Factor Clients and Friends, In the past weeks we’ve all been flooded with emails and scary news, much of it causing angst and confusion. Yes, this is pretty awful. But we will get through it. We will be … Continue Reading

FTC Acts to Shut Down ‘Success by Health’; Assets Frozen

Complaint alleges empty promises of wealth lead to millions in losses for participants FROM THE FTC PRESS RELESE: A federal court granted the Federal Trade Commission’s request to temporarily shut down an alleged pyramid scheme known as “Success By Health,” and … Continue Reading

Webcast: “Self-Regulation is Here. Is Your Company Prepared?” April 4, 12pm CT

A conversation about the new Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council with Jonathan Gilliam and Peter Marinello.– For the first time in direct sales history, a truly independent self-regulatory body has been created to enforce social media and marketing rules among all … Continue Reading

Momentum Factor Introduces Artificial Intelligence to Dramatically Improve Field Compliance Coverage 

Momentum Factor is taking a major step forward in bringing Artificial Intelligence to direct sellers to help them deal with the massive task of managing and enforcing compliance online. The program, FieldWatchAI, is an enhancement to the firm’s flagship offering, FieldWatch. FieldWatchAI … Continue Reading

The DSSRC is Up and Running – Is Your Company Prepared?

Q&A with Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council Director Peter Marinello This month Jonathan Gilliam interviews Peter Marinello, Executive Director of the Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council, or DSSRC, to learn how the program will impact the compliance function of direct sellers. If you … Continue Reading

Momentum Factor Offers Basic Compliance Monitoring Service to All Direct Sales Companies at No Charge

Firm adds compliance technology enhancement in its mission to help protect the entire direct selling industry. AUSTIN, TX, April 25, 2018 — Momentum Factor, the leading global provider of compliance monitoring and reputation management services to the direct selling industry, … Continue Reading

BK Boreyko to Keynote the 2018 Direct Selling Legal & Compliance Summit

Unique conference focuses on risk reduction for direct selling companies. To be held at the Austin W Hotel, January 18-19, 2018 Direct sales corporate execs: Ready for the first major Direct Selling Legal & Compliance Summit announcement? BK Boreyko will keynote this … Continue Reading

Momentum Factor Seeking Beta Customers for New Compliance Training System

The highly-anticipated Fieldwatch Compliance Training Platform is nearing completion. The firm is seeking a few great companies to help us refine and improve before launch Summer 2017. In exchange for your feedback, you will gain early access and preferred pricing when we release … Continue Reading