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Filed Under: Opinion
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.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
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.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
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.

Filed Under: Business | Law
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.

Filed Under: Business | Opinion
Barry Brandon: DOJ places a chokehold on tribal loan enterprises (09/09)
Barry Brandon, the executive director of the Native American Financial Services Association, blasts the Department of Justice for targeting tribal Internet loan businesses.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Chippewa Cree Tribe sues online loan business partners for $13M (09/05)
The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana is accusing its partners in an Internet lending business of theft and fraud.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Decision calls Indian payday lender's arbitration a 'sham' (09/02)
Attorney discusses the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals decision involving a payday lender that was based on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation.

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.

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

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
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.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
KUOW: Tightening the screws on tribal payday loan operations (07/31)
KUOW looks into the payday lending industry in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Business | Law
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.

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

Filed Under: Opinion
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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