Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Federal Criminal Enforcement & Tribal Nations

 

February 12, 2020



As “domestic dependent nations” that “retain sovereign powers,” Tribal Nations have limited sovereignty in relation to the federal government.[1] The Constitution’s Commerce Clause lists “Indian Tribes” separately from the several states and foreign nations, but this “government-to-government” approach presents numerous sovereignty concerns with significant implications for federal criminal enforcement.

Tribal Nations, and those doing business with them, should be aware of Federal Programs Bribery, the Travel Act, and even, potentially, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Five important takeaways about these statutes are listed below.

https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=e9ab5172-7936-4617-9747-b2f96da30546

 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019