• Mitigating Regulatory Risks Affecting the Wood and Furniture Industries: The Lacey Act
  • August 9, 2017
  • Law Firm: Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP - Charlotte Office
  • The wood industry is both ever changing and global in scope. And, as companies involved in the industry can attest, they are also heavily regulated. The Lacey Act<sup>1</sup> is a significant piece of this regulatory patchwork, and, as a recent case involving Lumber Liquidators illustrates, the Lacey Act carries heavy penalties for non-compliance.