The Gibson Settlement, Lacey, CITES, and the Future for the MI Industry

October 2012
Musical Merchandise Review;Oct2012, Vol. 171 Issue 10, p46
The article discusses the 2012 settlement between guitar company Gibson and the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve the lawsuit that accused the company of failing to act on information that it had purchased Madagascar ebony. Topics include the donation to be made by Gibson to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation as part of the settlement, and the acknowledgment received by the company to continue to source rosewood and ebony fingerboards from India.


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