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2014 Tribal Government Business Law Programs

These webinars may be purchased as a package of 5 sessions or individually. Please see individual pages for detailed descriptions, pricing and CLE credit information.

Tribal Government Business Law 2014 - 5 Session Package

Tribal Governmental Business Law was the focus for the 2014 Summer Practice Academy's Indian Law Certificate Program. The five-session program was spread over two and a half days from June 25 through June 27, 2014. 

Labor & Employment Law

This session will provide participants with strategies and suggestions for preventing problems under a variety of federal laws and resolving issues when they do arise. 

Supreme Court Barriers to Land Acquisition

This session will explore the Court's direction in Indian Law and assess the implications for tribes in the years ahead, in light of the 2009, 2011, and 2014 opinions in Carcieri v. Salazar; Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians v. Patchak; and Michigan v. Bay Mills. 

Energy Development

This session will cover the legal framework for the development of Energy Resources by Indian tribes, including business structures, financing considerations, deal points and the long term goals of the tribes. 

Internet Gaming

This fourth session will focus on the history of Internet gaming, the laws that are involved, proposals to change federal law and the technology, intellectual property, security and business issues that arise in Internet gaming. 

Trends & Developments in Taxation

This final session will review the full range of activity that is occurring in the area of Tribal, State and Federal taxation and the implication of recent administrative, legislative and case law developments for the tribes and their business entities.