Belgian Court Rules Herbalife Not Pyramid Scheme, Co. Says

Law360, New York (December 3, 2013, 6:57 PM EST) -- A Belgian appeals court has overturned a lower court's decision and ruled that nutrition company Herbalife International’s sales model is in full compliance with Belgian law, Herbalife said Tuesday.

The lawsuit was originally brought by Belgian consumer organization Test-Aankoop, which alleged that Herbalife was operating a pyramid scheme, the company said in a statement.

“Herbalife always believed that the first judgment contained factual errors and was based on misinterpretations of its direct-selling sales method, and was confident that the original judgment would be overturned on appeal,”...
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