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Filed Under: Business | Law
7th Circuit bars tribal jurisdiction in Indian payday loan dispute (08/26)
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has revived a class action lawsuit against a defunct Indian payday lender after finding a lack of tribal court jurisdiction in the case.

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Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law (08/19)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian Country.

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Native Sun News: Oglala man's business dealings under scrutiny (08/19)
Recent news reports surrounding the dealings of Raycen Raines has fueled speculation and rumors of what exactly the fairly new tribal member is up to.

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KUOW: Tightening the screws on tribal payday loan operations (07/31)
KUOW looks into the payday lending industry in Indian Country.

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Law Article: Tribal lenders fight federal agency investigation (07/30)
Attorney discusses efforts by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to investigate tribal online lending operations.

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Fort Belknap Tribes depend on revenue from Internet lending (07/24)
The operation contributes up to 20 percent of the tribe's income.

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Barry Brandon: Media gets it wrong yet again on tribal lenders (07/10)
Barry Brandon, the executive director of the Native American Financial Services Association, says Al Jazeera feature on tribal lenders was biased and one-sided.

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Native Sun News: Payday loan story stirs squabble at Pine Ridge (07/07)
Raycen Raines was described as a 'rogue tribal member' intent on dragging the Oglala Sioux Tribe into nefarious business deals.

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Law Article: Supreme Court decision could impact tribal lenders (07/03)
Attorneys explore whether the the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community will affect the tribal payday loan industry.

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Al Jazeera: Tribes face scrutiny for Internet lending operations (06/17)
Al Jazeera publishes a project on the Internet loan industry in Indian Country, including the involvement of the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake.

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Lawyers dispute effect of Supreme Court case on tribal lenders (06/10)
The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community affirmed the principle of tribal sovereign immunity but not everyone agrees the case affects tribal-owned Internet lending companies.

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Group claims Supreme Court ruling affects tribal payday lenders (05/30)
Decision is being interpreted as a strike against tribes that do business beyond reservation borders.

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Former clients of Indian-owned online lender can seek refunds (05/20)
More than $20 million could be returned to former clients of Western Sky Financial.

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Q&A with attorney on FTC lawsuit against tribal online lenders (05/14)
The Oklahoman talks to attorney Andre Caldwell about the significance of a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit against Internet lenders owned by tribes.

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Grand jury subpoenas business linked to tribal Internet lenders (05/06)
A federal grand jury has issued a subpoena to a business linked to tribal Internet lenders.

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Law Article: FTC asserts jurisdiction over tribal Internet lenders (04/14)
Attorneys discuss lawsuit in which the Federal Trade Commission won a decision to assert authority over Internet lenders owned by tribal governments.

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Blog: Internet lenders can longer hide behind tribal immunity (04/11)
The Federal Trade Commission says Internet lenders in Indian Country must comply with federal consumer protection laws.

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Indian-owned online lender enters settlement with Connecticut (04/10)
An Internet lender that was owned by a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has reached a settlement with the state of Connecticut.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Payday loan donations funneled to Utah politician (04/08)
Steve Russell on corruption in Utah, with the help of a politician and the payday lending industry.

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Gabe Galanda: Internet lending industry erodes tribal sovereignty (04/07)
Attorney Gabe Galanda says it's only a matter of time before the Internet lending industry in Indian Country closes up shop.

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