Avon's Anti-Bribery Efforts In China

Law360, New York (May 21, 2010, 1:35 PM EDT) -- Despite China’s recent removal from the Global Integrity “watch list” of countries identified as having a heightened risk for corruption,[1] announcements of compliance actions in China have refocused attention on the BRIC country poised to become the world’s second-largest economy later this year. Avon Products Inc.’s recent announcement offers another example of why China remains a risk for U.S. businesses seeking to expand or maintain sales abroad as the United States emerges from recession.

On April 13, 2010, an Avon spokesperson confirmed that the cosmetics company...
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