• Service: Advisory, Risk Consulting
  • Industry: Global China Practice
  • Type: Business and industry issue, Publication series
  • Date: 8/28/2014

Third party risks in China: How much progress have companies made? 

Illicit payments and other risks associated with third parties have become a board-level concern for companies operating in China. Businesses that are subject to high levels of regulation, involve high-margin consumer products, or rely upon agency-distributor models to drive sales, could be especially prone to such risks.


This new edition of China 360 highlights some of the ways that companies have responded, by stepping up compliance efforts, instigating new ethics programs, and in some cases altering entire sales and distribution models.