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

Momentum Factor Recognized by Inc. Magazine as One of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in US — Inc. 5000

AUSTIN, Texas, August 22, 2017 – Inc. Magazine recognized Momentum Factor, a leading global provider of online risk mitigation applications and services, amongst the fastest growing companies in the U.S. on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s … Continue Reading

New Wave of Class-Action Pyramid Cases Swamps Industry

“The plaintiff’s bar is smelling blood.”  In March of this year, a federal judge in Nevada accepted a $7.7 million dollar settlement offer from Xocai as the result of a class action lawsuit. Last November, the U.S. Fifth Circuit certified … Continue Reading

Momentum Factor Brings Home the 2017 DSA Partnership Award

The Momentum Factor team was proud to receive the Direct Selling Association’s coveted Partnership Award at this year’s 2017 Annual Meeting. CEO Jonathan Gilliam accepted the award on behalf of the firm. His speech is transcribed below: “Seven years ago I set … Continue Reading

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

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

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

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

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

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