DOJ Takes On Tribal Lending: Inside The Indictments

Two high-profile Department of Justice indictments could shape future discussions around tribal lending.

April 20, 2016

Law360, New York (April 20, 2016, 10:59 AM ET) -- In recent months, the attention of the tribal lending industry has focused on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s emerging role in regulating short-term loans from sovereign tribal nations, but a new and even more powerful player has recently emerged that could play a role in shaping future discussions: the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Timothy Q. Purdon

Partner

Co-Chair, American Indian Law and Policy Group;
Co-Chair, Government and Internal Investigations Group;
Co-Chair, Diversity Committee

Brendan V. Johnson

Partner

Co-Chair, American Indian Law and Policy Group;
Co-Chair, Government and Internal Investigations Group

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