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.
By working together, we can provide much-needed economic opportunity and development to Indian Country for the benefit of our tribal communities.
NAFSA NEWS & UPDATES
The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to take a floor vote of all members on the Financial CHOICE Act the week of June 5th. The bill remains mostly unchanged from the one that passed the House Financial Services Committee last month, although a provision that...read more
On the heels of a challenge by the State Conference of Bank Supervisors (SCBS) last month, the State of New York filed suit against the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) earlier this month to halt implementation of the agency’s proposed special purpose...read more
On May 24th, an en banc collection of eleven circuit court judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia heard oral arguments on the constitutionality of the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in PHH v. CFPB. The en banc...read more
On May 23rd, President Trump released his proposed federal budget for fiscal year 2018. The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) budget is projected to be reduced by more than $300 million from the FY 2017 budget. This is the equivalent of 241 full time employees. The BIA...read more
President Trump released his budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 on May 23rd, and it includes some significant funding reductions to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) budget for next year in the amount of $145 million. This budget cut is part of a...read more