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McGirt Update: Tax, Environmental, and Energy Implications

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Three months on from the Supreme Court’s decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma, the fallout is becoming increasingly clear in Oklahoma. On July 9, 2020, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in McGirt, ruling that most of the eastern...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

Indigenous People’s Day and Voting Rights

 In honor of Indigenous People’s Day, attorney and tribal citizen Sarah Roubidoux Lawson (Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska) shared some background on the timely topic of voting rights, highlighting some of the issues...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

California Tribes Remain Largely Silent as CPUC Issues Guidelines to Help Reclaim Ancestral Lands

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has moved forward with a policy that it adopted back on December 5, 2019, to assist California Tribes with reclaiming a small portion of their ancestral lands. ...more

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Federal Agency COVID-19 Responses

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*Wiley continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 crisis and will update this list as new information is available. This alert was originally published on March 25, 2020, and last updated October 9, 2020. 1. Administration...more

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Renewables on Tribal Land: Addressing Environmental and Economic Equity on the Path to a Clean Energy Economy

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Demand for renewable energy projects has never been greater. The newest, latest trend is the push for renewable energy projects with positive social impacts and benefits to marginalized communities. Indeed, some of the most...more

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Third Circuit Upholds Pennsylvania Federal Court’s Finding That an Arbitration Agreement Is Unenforceable Where It Limits...

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In Williams v. Medley Opportunity Fund II, LP, plaintiffs Christine Williams and Michael Stermel obtained payday loans from American Web Loan, Inc. (AWL), an online entity owned by the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians. The...more

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Infrastructure and Indigenous Engagement

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New infrastructure projects will be an important part of Canada's recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, and many will be situated on the path of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. Listen to what the evolving legal, policy...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Left Coast Appeals

This Week at The Ninth: Informational Injury and Union Dues

This week, we examine one Ninth Circuit decision exploring the extent to which the deprivation of information and statutorily-conferred powers can satisfy Article III’s injury-in-fact requirement, and a second declining to...more

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Financial Daily Dose 9.11.2020 | Top Story: Citigroup Names Fraser First Female CEO

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Citigroup has chosen it President, Jane Fraser, to replace CEO Michael Corbat when he retires in February 2021. Fraser will become “the first woman to lead a major financial institution in the United States.” She’s been with...more

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EPA Announces New Office of Mountains, Deserts, and Plains

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Declaring that the days of a one-size-fits-all approach to environmental remediation are over, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on September 2, 2020, the creation of a new office Mountains, Deserts, and...more

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Applications Open for Energy and Mineral Development Program Grant Opportunity

On Sept. 3, the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, Division of Energy and Mineral Development (DEMD) issued a solicitation for grant proposals for technical assistance funding to identify, evaluate or assess...more

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[Webinar] CMMC Is Coming – Are You Ready? Specific Implications for Native American Contractors - September 15th, 3:00 pm - 4:00...

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The Department of Defense’s (DOD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements are coming, impacting DOD contractors big and small. This important new certification, if responded to proactively, will help...more

DirectEmployers Association

OFCCP Week In Review: August 2020 #5

The DE OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee Chambers and Jennifer Polcer. In today’s edition, they...more

Groom Law Group, Chartered

DOL Presses Forward With Lifetime Income Disclosure in Defined Contribution Plans

On August 18, 2020, the Department of Labor (the “DOL”) issued an interim final rule (the “IFR”) implementing Section 203 of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (the “SECURE Act”), which...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Yukon Court Upholds Indigenous Election Law

Section 25 is an infrequently cited provision of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter) that protects certain Aboriginal interests from Charter scrutiny. In Dickson v. Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation (Dickson),...more

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B-Sharp On Point Newsletter - Summer 2020

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Welcome to ON POINT, a newsletter highlighting stories about gender diversity issues and women in the workplace. Please see full Newsletter below for more information. ...more

American Conference Institute (ACI)

[Virtual Event] Cumulative Effects 2020 - October 8th, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT

A unique forum designed to create dialogue on sustainable project development in order to prepare for climate change and a rapidly evolving global dynamic. ACI’s sister company, CI Energy Group’s Cumulative Effects...more

American Conference Institute (ACI)

[Virtual Event] 20th Annual Arctic Oil & Gas Symposium - October 6th - 7th, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm MDT

Join us virtually for a must-attend event for government and industry professionals involved in Northern resource development. Connect with key northern stakeholders for crucial insight on the future of Arctic activity, and...more

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Moving to Arizona? You May Qualify for In-State Tuition at Arizona Public Universities

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The Arizona Board of Regents governs Arizona’s public university system, overseeing Arizona State University, Northern University of Arizona and the University of Arizona. The Board is required by law to establish uniform...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

Tribal Entities and the Main Street Lending Program

On August 4, 2020, the Federal Reserve presented on the use of the Main Street Lending Program by Tribal Entities (as defined below). While the presentation was in large part a summary of the already well-known components of...more

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Alberta's Site Rehabilitation Program Enters Period 4

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On August 7, 2020, the Government of Alberta launched Period 4 of the Site Rehabilitation Program (SRP) and released further details about the SRP, including information about the submission process for abandonment work and...more

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The Great American Outdoors Act Becomes Law

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BACKGROUND: On August 4, 2020, President Donald Trump signed into law “The Great American Outdoors Act” (the “Act”) after it was passed by U.S. Congress. The Act permanently funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund (“LWCF”)...more

DirectEmployers Association

[Webinar] Creating an Inclusive Workforce for Native Americans - August 25th, 2:00 pm ET

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the unemployment rate for Native Americans and Alaska Natives is nearly double that of the unemployment rate for the country as a whole. Not unlike other minority races,...more

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Daily Compliance News: August 9, 2020, the Sunday Book Review, Old is New edition

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In today’s edition of Sunday Book Review: ‘The Saddest Words: William Faulkner’s Civil War,’ by Michael Gorra El Jefe: The Stalking of Chapo Guzmán,’ by Alan Feuer Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White...more

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Trekking Through Compliance-Episode 70-Let That Be Your Last Battlefield

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In this episode of Trekking Through Compliance, we consider the episode Let That Be Your Last Battlefield which aired on January 10, 1969, Star Date 5730.2. Compliance Takeaways: Why language translation is so...more

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