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Within this industry, which is independent business loans(not bank related), yes some companies ( and this is one of those smaller companies that does) do say in IC agreement that if you dont send them a new customer within 6 months they can not pay you on a previous customer who renews.
Only the smaller funding companies are still doing this because I get the impression that the larger funding companies have had legal problems with this practice.
This is my client and it cost me money to generate this lead. Now they are in essence trying to steal this client away from me. Is there anything I can do? There are thousands of us ICs who are having this problem. THX
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