Legal Opinion Italy August 2016.pdf
Luigi Nardo Battaini
+39 0332 239674
+39 0332 833630 fax
via Carrobbio 8
I 21100 Varese - Italia
5 September 2016
One Network Services Ltd.
6-A Petko Rachov Slaveykov Sq.
1000 Sofia - Bulgaria
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I have been requested to issue my professional opinion with regard to
ONE LIFE NETWORK COMPENSATION PLAN
based on the Italian Direct Selling legislation, Consumer Code and Trade Law.
ONELIFE NETWORK LTD is a direct sales company utilising multi-level marketing. The main activity of the
company is the sale of the online educational program One Academy through a MLM distribution system.
The educational services are distributed by Independent Marketing Associates (IMAs).
Their objective is to present and provide intermediate services and goods with regards to the educational
products offered through Onelife Network Ltd..
Participants will be allowed to recruit, hold meetings, and earn compensation based on their sales (Fast Start
Retail Commissions) with no activity/qualification requirements (“Rookie”) and on downline activity where
requirements do apply (‘Team Building Commission’ from “Trader IMA” to “Executive trader” position).
An additional ‘Team Building Matching Bonus’ is gained based on sales volume personally achieved by the
It is clearly stated that no compensation, bonuses or commission are earned due to the simple recruiting of
other participants into the (sales) organization. The Compensation Plan structure is that of ‘binary’ category.
They are allowed to buy for ‘personal use’ but cannot resell any product, and these personal purchases can
contribute to the possibility for reaching a higher commission level.
All of the information obtained was sourced from the Company’s web Site, this is also where the review of
the 11.06.2016 versions of Global Compensation Plan, General Terms & Conditions and IMA Agreement was
According to the Law 173 of 17 August 2005 on Direct Selling and customer protection against pyramidal
schemes, in Italy a forbidden pyramid scheme is found present by/with activities and sales structures in which
Attività professionale prestata conformemente alla Legge 4/2013