Are Email & Other E-Contracts Enforceable?

  An “e-contract” is essentially any type of written agreement or contract between two or more parties that exists only in an electronic format. Most issues involving the enforceability of agreements entered into with businesses [...]

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Where Internet Jurisdiction Can Get Your Business Sued!

  The concept of Internet jurisdiction can be complicated and unclear. What happens when a dispute arises over an item or service purchased from your business through the internet? If that dispute turns into a [...]

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Does The FTC Franchise Rule Apply To MLM Offers?

Since the inception of the FTC Franchise Rule (16 C.F.R. § 436.1), the FTC has brought more than two hundred enforcement actions under the rule. The FTC has been particularly successful at stopping fraudulent business sales [...]

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Understanding The FTC Business Opportunity Rule

  There are certain requirements to be followed for offering a franchise or a business opportunity. We have all seen the following types of claims on websites: “Be Your Own Boss!” …..“Work Part-Time from Home” [...]

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MLM Income & Earnings Disclaimer Use 101!

  Specific earnings and income claims entice the customer. These claims are often made in connection with offering business opportunities and with MLM plans online. Misleading earnings or income claims are deceptive and illegal in [...]

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