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MLM Cross-Recruiting

Is your MLM Company threatened by a former distributor who is cross-recruiting from your downline? The majority of MLM companies face the threat of cross-recruiting from a former distributor; however, once you are faced with this difficult situation, it is imperative to know who you can to turn to for legal support.
By |December 2nd, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on MLM Cross-Recruiting|

What is Land Use Litigation?

Essentially, land use litigation is used when one is looking to build a property on a piece of land that is located in any given area.
By |November 20th, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on What is Land Use Litigation?|

Kurwa v. Kislinger

Under the “one final judgment” rule, one cannot file an appeal from a judgment that disposes of some of the causes of action by a dismissal with prejudice, while other causes of action have been dismissed without prejudice by the parties who waive operation of the statute of limitations.
By |November 20th, 2013|Articles|Comments Off on Kurwa v. Kislinger|

MLM Companies and Expanding to Other Foreign Jurisdictions

­It is widely understood that the United States offers a wealth of opportunity for business owners to achieve enormous success.
By |November 11th, 2013|Articles, Scott Wellman|Comments Off on MLM Companies and Expanding to Other Foreign Jurisdictions|

Undercapitalized MLM’s

I receive many calls weekly from people wanting to start up a new MLM company. They come with the typical claims of how they are different from everyone else, and that they will be the greatest and biggest MLM company of all time.
By |March 19th, 2013|Articles, News, Scott Warren|Comments Off on Undercapitalized MLM’s|

THE WORLD OF REGULATORY TAKINGS

As the economy improves, development is slowly making a comeback to Orange County. However, the Orange County that developers face today is much different than the developer friendly world that existed for decades through the OC’s golden age of building and development.

By |March 13th, 2013|Articles, Scott Wellman|Comments Off on THE WORLD OF REGULATORY TAKINGS|

Your Company Has Trade Secrets Worth Protecting – Part I

Whenever I introduce myself to a company owner as an attorney who handles trade secret cases, most company owners tell me that their company does not have any trade secrets.
By |February 13th, 2013|Anabella Bonfa, Articles|Comments Off on Your Company Has Trade Secrets Worth Protecting – Part I|

UNFAIR AND DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES LAWS

Every state has a law or several laws dealing with the topics of unfair and deceptive trade practices. In addition to the states, the Federal government has also enacted statutes that prevent unfair and deceptive trade practices.
By |February 5th, 2013|Articles, Scott Warren|Comments Off on UNFAIR AND DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES LAWS|
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    How to tell the difference between a legitimate multi-level marketing/network marketing company and an illegal pyramid scheme

How to tell the difference between a legitimate multi-level marketing/network marketing company and an illegal pyramid scheme

Let me begin this discussion with an evaluation of the two entities with comparisons and contrasts as approached from the standpoint of a consumer and then follow it up with a discussion of how a company can prevent itself from falling into the pyramid scheme trap.
By |February 5th, 2013|Articles, Scott Warren|Comments Off on How to tell the difference between a legitimate multi-level marketing/network marketing company and an illegal pyramid scheme|

Which type of entity is right for your business?

Choosing the right entity is an important decision facing many small business owners and entrepreneurs. There are several business forms to choose from, each of which create different legal and tax consequences. Most importantly, there is no simple answer as to which entity is appropriate for each type of business owner or business industry.
By |January 12th, 2013|Articles, David Van Sambeek|Comments Off on Which type of entity is right for your business?|