Jeffrey Babener, 71, passed away March 16, 2020. Babener built an impressive legal practice representing several direct selling companies, and becoming a leading expert and prolific writer in the industry. Friend and fellow legal colleagues spoke about Babner’s passing: Brent Kugler, a direct selling litigation attorney for Scheef & Stone: The MLM legal community suffered…

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Last Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a 1992 ruling that allowed online retailers to skirt sales tax collection responsibilities in states where they did not have a physical presence. The decision, in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc., states that internet retailers can now be required to collect state sales tax in online transactions. With the new…

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