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Smiths’ $100M Neora lawsuit dismissed following arbitration

Almost a year ago to the day, Mark and Tammy Smith’s lawsuit against Neora was ordered into arbitration. The decision was appealed but I believe ultimately Neora prevailed in getting arbitration held in Texas. On June 1st 2020, The Smiths filed a voluntary notice of dismissal.


Neora moves to dismiss or transfer, FTC opposes

Neora has moved to dismiss the FTC’s pyramid scheme lawsuit against it. The company argues the FTC’s lawsuit should be dismissed, owing to it filing a “duplicative” lawsuit first in Illinois. In the alternative, Neora wants the FTC’s New Jersey lawsuit moved to Illinois or Texas.


Neora demands pyramid scheme legalization, sues FTC

An FTC investigation has revealed less than 1% of commissions paid out by Neora were tied to retail sales. Rather than admit the company operated as a pyramid scheme, Neora is suing the FTC.


FTC sues Neora (Nerium) for being a pyramid scheme

The FTC has filed a lawsuit against the MLM company Neora (formerly Nerium), and owner Jeff Olson. According to the FTC, Neora has operated as a pyramid scheme since inception as Nerium International in 2011.


Nerium’s Dennis Windsor counterclaims settled with injunction

Counterclaims filed by Nerium against co-founder Dennis Windsor have been settled via an agreed injunction.


Neora false advertising lawsuit dismissed

Nerium Biotech has withdrawn its false advertising lawsuit against Neora.


Neora sued by former Nerium supplier for false product testimonials

Neora’s former product supplier, Nerium Biotechnology and Nerium Skincare (together represented as Nerium Biotech), have sued the company for allegedly using false product testimonials.


Mark & Tammy Smith denied Neora arbitration injunction

Following the denial of a preliminary injunction, Mark and Tammy Smith’s lawsuit against Neora and Jeff Olson is heading to arbitration.


Dennis Windsor vs. Neora partial settlement reached

Following on from our article last week regarding a Dennis Windsor v. Neora settlement, on May 23rd the parties advised the court a partial settlement has been reached.


Mark and Tammy Smith granted Neora arbitration injunction

Since the filing of Mark and Tammy Smith’s Californian lawsuit against Neora (then Nerium), the company has moved swiftly to have the matter resolved via arbitration in Texas. To that end Neora filed an arbitration demand in July 2018. Describing Neora’s response as “retaliatory and vexatious attempts to litigate against Plaintiffs in Texas”, the Smiths’ [Continue reading…]