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Tribal lenders worried about 'mixed signals' from Trump administration
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Tribal lenders worried about 'mixed signals' from Trump administration (April 12, 2018)

Tribal lenders cheered when the Trump administration started taking the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in a new direction but an appeal is generating some concerns.

Agency that targeted tribal lenders in line for even more big changes
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Agency that targeted tribal lenders in line for even more big changes (February 20, 2018)

The Trump administration continues to chart a dramatic new course for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a federal agency that targeted tribal lending businesses during the Obama era.

Trump administration signals major changes for tribal lending industry
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Trump administration signals major changes for tribal lending industry (January 19, 2018)

Indian Country advocates are praising the Trump administration for dropping a case that targeted the tribal lending industry.

Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe
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Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe (December 11, 2017)

The U.S. Supreme Court has been relatively uneventful so far for Indian Country but a little shakeup is on the way.

Agency that targets tribal lenders faces leadership test as rivals claim control
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Agency that targets tribal lenders faces leadership test as rivals claim control (November 27, 2017)

A leadership struggle is emerging at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the independent federal agency that has targeted tribal lenders.

Tribes see opening under Trump to reshape agency that targets lending industry
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Tribes see opening under Trump to reshape agency that targets lending industry (November 17, 2017)

The leader of an independent federal agency that has targeted the tribal lending industry will be stepping down, opening the door for President Donald Trump to reshape its efforts.

Native American Financial Services Association hires new director
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Native American Financial Services Association hires new director (September 28, 2016)

Gary 'Litefoot' Davis joins the organization amid heightened scrutiny of the tribal lending industry.

Harold Monteau: Tribal lending industry facing major challenges
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Harold Monteau: Tribal lending industry facing major challenges (August 26, 2016)

The Tribal Lending Industry is now weathering a 'Perfect Storm' of Private Civil Litigation, CFPB enforcement actions and Criminal Indictments.

Tribal lenders face pressure as new rule aims to end 'debt traps'
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Tribal lenders face pressure as new rule aims to end 'debt traps' (June 7, 2016)

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a 1,341-page proposal that imposes standards on all lenders, including those operated by tribes.

Law Article: Tribal lenders fight federal agency investigation
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Law Article: Tribal lenders fight federal agency investigation (July 30, 2014)

Attorney discusses efforts by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to investigate tribal online lending operations.

Column: Agency asserts authority over tribal payday loans
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Column: Agency asserts authority over tribal payday loans (April 30, 2013)

Columnist says Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ready to crack down on the tribal payday loan industry: A growing number of Indian tribes are getting into the payday loan business,...

CFPB  Blog: Partnership with Navajo Nation   to help consumers
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CFPB Blog: Partnership with Navajo Nation to help consumers (February 14, 2013)

"One way we further our mission to protect consumers is through appropriately sharing with state and local law enforcement agencies information that CFPB has gathered. Today, we’re announcing a new...

CFPB: Protecting  your share of   Cobell settlement  from fraud
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CFPB: Protecting your share of Cobell settlement from fraud (December 31, 2012)

"Hundreds of thousands of Native Americans started getting the first payments last week as part of a long-awaited settlement with the federal government over its management as trustee of Individual...

Report: Consumer agency isn't singling out tribal payday loans
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Report: Consumer agency isn't singling out tribal payday loans (June 5, 2012)

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau isn't singling out tribal payday lenders for scrutiny, the agency's director told Bloomberg News. In March, CFFB Director Richard Cordray spoke at the National Association...

Tribes slam 'declaration of war' on online lending businesses
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Tribes slam 'declaration of war' on online lending businesses (March 7, 2012)

An Obama administration official has issued a "declaration of war" on payday loan businesses in Indian Country, according to one tribal leader. Responding to pressure from state governments, Richard Cordray...

Colorado lobbies Obama administration on tribal payday loans
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Colorado lobbies Obama administration on tribal payday loans (March 6, 2012)

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is pressing the Obama administration to look into payday loan companies owned by tribal governments. Suthers said he has given documents about tribal payday loan...