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Jane Daugherty: Tribal e-commerce continues to draw scrutiny (03/26)
American Indians have a long history of having to adjust to forced changes to their way of life.

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Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe disputes fine in lending dispute (03/12)
Chairman John Shotton is accusing officials in Connecticut of violating his civil rights.

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James Williams: Lac Vieux Desert Band regulates online lending (03/06)
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Cash lenders accused of targeting tribal members in New Mexico (03/05)
According to a report presented to state lawmakers, storefront lenders are prevalent in reservation border towns.

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Lac Vieux Desert Band relies on revenue from lending business (03/02)
According to The Washington Post, 42 percent of the tribe's budget comes from online loans.

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Native American Financial Services Association names director (02/05)
Lance Gumbs, a well-known member of the Shinnecock Nation, will serve as executive director.

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Internet lenders linked to Miami Nation agree to $21M settlement (01/19)
The Federal Trade Commission accused the companies of violating consumer protection laws.

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Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe fined for online loan operation (01/07)
Chairman John Shotton was fined $700,000 and two tribal entities were fined $800,000.

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Otoe-Missouria Tribe defends online loan business amid scrutiny (11/24)
Chairman John Shotton said profits from the operation have been 'substantial.'

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Law Article: Court blocks tribal jurisdiction in lending case (11/12)
Attorney discusses 7th Circuit Court of Appeals decision involving a payday lender that was based on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation.

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Tribes withdraw Internet lending lawsuit after losing decision (11/04)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians said fighting the state of New York consumed 'considerable resources.'

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Opinion: Tribes turn their acumen to Internet lending industry (10/24)
Writer discusses the growth of the Internet lending industry in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Law Article: Court won't force arbitration in Indian lending case (10/07)
Attorney discusses decision involving a defunct online lender that was based on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation.

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Law Article: Clash of competing sovereigns in tribal lending case (10/06)
Attorneys discuss decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affecting tribal online loan businesses.

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NAFSA puts a positive spin on decision in tribal lending lawsuit (10/02)
The law firm that represents the tribes in the case also called it a victory.

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2nd Circuit rebuffs tribal online lenders in dispute with New York (10/01)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians claim the state lacks authority over their businesses.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Attorney General Eric Holder to step down after six-year tenure (09/26)
From the Cobell settlement to tribal jurisdiction provisions in the Violence Against Women Act, the Department of Justice led a dramatic shift in the federal-Indian relationship.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law (09/11)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian Country.

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Chippewa Cree Tribe only receives 4.5 percent of loan revenues (09/10)
The company that provides the technology for the business reportedly receives 95.5 percent.

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Chippewa Cree Tribe was awarded $1.1M over payday loan deal (09/09)
The tribe's partner in an online loan business secretly funneled payments to three tribal members.

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