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Can legal action reasonably be taken against someone unsavory for endorsing your product/company?

I know nothing about Arby's, in this answer I will assume that in the case in question Arby's actually has no connection with the unsavory person. As stated by other answers this is not a case of ...
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Can legal action reasonably be taken against someone unsavory for endorsing your product/company?

In the United States, Bad Person A Endorses Good Person B is perfectly legal so long as the endorsement sentiments are pointed in the correct direction. Good Company B has options to deal with the ...
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Can legal action reasonably be taken against someone unsavory for endorsing your product/company?

Depending on precisely how unsavoury the people endorsing you are, one potential option is to offer them a contract whereby you pay them not to endorse you: https://www.theguardian.com/media/2011/aug/...
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Can legal action reasonably be taken against someone unsavory for endorsing your product/company?

As a more direct case, maybe the prominent Neo-Nazi bigot is constantly seen frequenting Arby's, leading to people protesting/boycotting Arby's. england-and-wales In this particular scenario, the ...
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Can legal action reasonably be taken against someone unsavory for endorsing your product/company?

Not directly, but in the situation you describe, there are a number of secondary options: The restaurant can refuse service to anyone for any reason that is not discriminatory against a protected ...
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Can legal action reasonably be taken against someone unsavory for endorsing your product/company?

My question is, does the company have any legal action they can reasonably take against the unsavory person? No. Free speech entitles someone to endorse anything they want. Defamation is an exception ...
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Is affirmative hiring illegal in Germany?

It is illegal as a rule, but might be allowed in special cases. Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz (AGG) § 8 Zulässige unterschiedliche Behandlung wegen beruflicher Anforderungen (1) Eine ...
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