The DSA Code Administrator Reports below highlight the annual activities of the DSA Code Administrator in his efforts to address complaints submitted by independent salespeople and consumers. These reports represent matters that have been received and resolved by the Code Administrator in the calendar year listed.
The Code Administrator is an independent third party with expert knowledge of the Code of Ethics and the direct selling channel. The code complaint process provides a mechanism for any complaints or inquiries regarding potential violations of the Code’s provisions. The Code Administrator works with DSA member companies to resolve non-compliance with the Code of Ethics and is empowered to investigate concerns, render decisions, and enforce remedies.
2022 Code of Ethics Compliance Report
2021 Code of Ethics Compliance Report
2020 Code of Ethics Compliance Report
2019 Code of Ethics Compliance Report
2018 Code of Ethics Compliance Report
2017 Code Administrator Report
2016 Code Administrator Report
2015 Code Administrator Report
Direct Selling Association's Code of Ethics: The Standard for an Accountable Marketplace
DSA's Commitment to an Ethical Marketplace: The Applicant and Member Company Review Process
Purchasing Products and Services from a Direct Selling Company at a Discount is Legitimate
Pyramid Schemes Confuse Consumers by Masquerading as Direct Selling Companies
New Economic Analysis Clarifies Approach
to Pyramid Scheme Identification
What is the Direct Selling Association?
Already a DSA Member? Login to download DSA's Code of Ethics toolkit.
© 2013 Direct Selling Association. All Rights Reserved. This copyrighted content may not be disseminated or reproduced in any form without express written consent and without full attribution.
A special thank you to DSA’s 2023 ENGAGE sponsors for their generous support.
© 2013 Direct Selling Association | 1667 K Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington DC 20006-1660 | Tel: 202.452.8866 | Fax: 202.452.9010