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  • Legal Literature Details
    • Member State: Netherlands
    • Title: Making contracts: Multi Level Marketing: an unfair commercial practice?
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    • Author: E.C. RUNIA
    • Reference: Contracteren, 2008/3, pages 60-67
    • Publication Year: 2008
    • Keywords: contract law, misleading commercial practices, national law, pyramid scheme
  • Directive Articles
    Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, Chapter 1, Article 2, (b) Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, Chapter 1, Article 3, 1. Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, Chapter 2, Article 5, 1. Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, Chapter 2, Article 5, 5. Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, Chapter 1, Article 3
  • Headnote
    This article discusses the effects of the implementation of the UCP Directive in the Dutch Civil Code for multi level marketing (MLM) contracts. The conclusion of the article is as follows: it is (not yet) necessary to adjust multi level contracts between MLM-providers and participants. It is advisable to instruct participants to follow the UCP Directive provisions; the penalty for not doing so could be termination of the contract.
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