Direct Sales & Multi-Level Marketing
With our experience and an established worldwide network of contacts including attorneys, consultants and logistics providers, we have the know-how to get a client’s direct sales/MLM business up and running in every open market in the world. As a member of the Direct Selling Association, we regularly attend and present at the DSA meetings across the country.
Our network of lawyers with industry expertise across the world is unmatched. We have access to MLM lawyers in almost every country where direct selling companies are allowed to operate, which is most countries.
Kirton McConkie’s international direct sales group has comprehensive capabilities and experienced international attorneys to assist clients in navigating the complex world of global expansion. We advise direct sales companies on all aspects of transactions related to this unique industry.
Specifically, we have experience in the following areas: social media, product promotions, giveaways and sweepstakes, replicated website/e-commerce; cross-border transactions, tax and entity structuring, regulatory compliance, expatriate management and immigration, product registration, logistics and business planning and expansion, import/export, language services, internationalization of agreements and company materials and intellectual property.
In short, our experience with international direct sales companies gives us a level of understanding about the inner workings of this highly nuanced industry that is hard to match with any other law firm in the world. Doing a web search of MLM lawyers in a specific country is a game of chance.
Some of the countries in which the firm has most recently represented MLM companies are:
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- Puerto Rico
- South Korea