Avon Products Inc (AVP.N)
23 Jan 2015
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Dec 17 - The China unit of Avon Products Inc pleaded guilty on Wednesday in connection with a bribery scheme and Avon agreed to pay $135 million to resolve related civil and criminal charges.
NEW YORK, Dec 17 - Avon Products Inc entered into a deferred prosecution deal with the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday over violations of a U.S. foreign bribery law, as its China subsidiary prepared to plead guilty to similar charges.
NEW YORK, Dec 17 - Avon Products Inc and its China unit will be the subject of a criminal court hearing later on Wednesday afternoon in Manhattan, according to the U.S. Attorney's office.
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NEW YORK, Sept 29 - Avon Products Inc on Monday won the dismissal of a securities fraud lawsuit accusing the cosmetics company of concealing its inability to stop workers from bribing officials in China to win business there.
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July 31 - Avon Products Inc, a direct seller of beauty products, reported a 40 percent fall in quarterly profit as sales were hurt by increased competition in key markets such as Latin America and the United States.