FTC Staff Offers Business Guidance Concerning Multi-Level Marketing

The Federal Trade Commission staff has released business guidance to help multi-level marketers (MLMs) understand and comply with the law. Although there may be significant differences in how MLMs sell products or services, core consumer protection principles apply to all MLMs. Among other things, the business guidance explains how the FTC distinguishes between MLMs with lawful […]

FTC Seeks Applicants for Independent Compliance Auditor to Assess Herbalife’s Compliance with Court Order

The Federal Trade Commission is seeking applications for an Independent Compliance Auditor (ICA) to assess and report on Herbalife’s compliance with and implementation of a judicially-enforceable stipulated order for permanent injunction and monetary judgment. The order provides for an ICA to assess and report on implementation of reforms in the following general areas of Herbalife’s […]