The Native American Financial Services Association represents the interests of Native American owned financial services providers
Protecting Native American sovereign rights and creating economic opportunities in Indian Country. We are NAFSA.
The Key Missions Of NAFSA Include:
To protect and preserve the sovereignty of Native American tribes while offering an unprecedented opportunity for tribal economic growth.
Growing Opportunity for Indian Country in the Financial Services Industry
Advancing Financial Literacy in Tribal Communities
Increasing Career Opportunities for Native Americans in the Financial Services Industry
NAFSA NEWS & UPDATES
On April 25th, the U.S Supreme Court issued its opinion in Lewis v. Clarke, a case centered on tribal sovereignty and the actions of tribal employees outside tribal lands. Clarke operated a limousine for the Mohegan Sun Casino, an economic arm of the Mohegan Tribe....read more
The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on April 26th titled “A Legislative Proposal to Create Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers, and Entrepreneurs” to discuss the provisions of the recently revamped CHOICE Act, a replacement for many of the...read more
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Great Plains Lending, LLC, et. al. is a very important court case for those operating in the tribal lending space, including NAFSA members. We took the time to explain some of the nuances about the case and the underlying issues...read more
Last Tuesday, J. Paul Reddam, owner of the California-based lender, Cash Call, sued the law firm that previously helped him join forces with a private citizen living on tribal land to build his now-crumbling lending empire. Reddam alleges that attorneys at Katten...read more
The first one hundred days of a president’s term in office are typically a reflection point on the early efficacy of our nation’s top executive. One of President Trump’s chief concerns entering office in January was Wall Street regulation and the Dodd-Frank Act. He...read more
Rothe Development, Inc., a woman-owned small business located in San Antonio, recently filed a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing the Small Business Administration’s Section 8(a) program that ensures at least 5% of federal contracting goes to...read more