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New!! BurnLounge Appeal Decision: Guidance on Pyramid v Legitimate MLM and the Role of Personal Use in Pyramid Analysis

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The Difference Between MLM Earnings Calculators and Earnings Claims
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Compliance Guidelines for Direct Selling Companies and Network Marketers
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Has Corporate America Discovered the MLM?
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Direct Selling, Network Marketing, MLM: A Video Primer
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Role of Compensation Plan
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Choosing MLM Software and Technology
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FTC Guidelines on Endorsements and Testimonials
FTC Guidelines Resource Center
FTC Guidelines Endorsements and Testimonials: Detailed Analysis
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FTC Complete Guidelines Release
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FTC Proposed Business Opportunity Rule: Analysis and Updates:
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FTC Exemption Draft Falls Short ... MLMLegal.com and DSA Suggest Revisions
FTC Exempts MLM from Proposed Business Opportunity Rule
DSA Position on FTC MLM Exemption Proposed Business Opportunity Rule
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Actual Text of Proposed Rule
FTC Speaks Out
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MLM in the NEWS: New Proposed Federal MLM Legislation
FTC and SkyBiz Settlement-$20 million
Campaign Fundraising, MLM?
Web Shopping Mall Charged
Gifting Clubs Held Illegal
FTC v Bigsmart - $5 Million Settlement

New MLM Article: MLM and Identity Theft
Pyramid or Legitimate MLM?
Proposed Fed MLM Statute on Personal Use
MLM Startup Capital: The Business Plan
FTC v Bigsmart - A Slap And A Leash
Renaissance, The Tax People
Dot Com or Dot Scam?
How To Analyze Compensation Plans
DSA and MLMIA - Industry Support

MLM Corporate Startup: A 3 Part Series
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MLM Consultant Articles:  Starting Your MLM Company
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Taxes in the New Millennium
Taxes and the Network Marketer
How To Build A Successful Direct Selling Business
Passion for Your Business
Why Join A Trade Organization?

Party Plans: Can You Score Five Points?

MLM Consultant: International  Singapore and Asia: Open for Business
MLM International Market Entry: Practical Issues

MLM Software Articles: MLM Software Primer
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Selecting an MLM Software Provider
MLM By The Numbers
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MLM Distributor Rights: Dialogue As an Agent of Change

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On any given day you can catch Jeffrey Babener lecturing on Network Marketing at the University of Texas or the University of Illinois, addressing thousands of distributors in Los Angeles, Bangkok, Tokyo and Russia, or writing a new book on Network Marketing, an article for Entrepreneur Magazine or a chapter for a University textbook. Over two decades he has served as marketing and legal advisor to some of the world's largest direct selling companies, the likes of Avon, Nikken, Melaleuca, Discovery Toys, NuSkin, and he has provided counsel to the most successful telecom network marketing companies...Excel, ACN, World Connect, ITI, AOL Select and Network 2000. An active spokesperson for the industry, he has assisted in new legislation and served on the Lawyer's Council, Government Relations Committee and Internet Task Force of the Direct Selling Association (DSA) as well as serving as General Counsel for the Multilevel Marketing International Association.   He is an MLM attorney supplier member of the DSA and has served as legal counsel and MLM consultant on MLM law issues for many DSA companies.

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