Here are the materials in United States v. Neff:
Here are the updated materials in Federal Trade Commission v. AMG (D. Nev.):
The case is Federal Trade Commission v. AMG Services (D. Nev.). Here are the most recent materials from the FTC website:
- Order and Report and Recommendation Regarding Tribal Defenses [PDF-45 Pages]
- Agreed Joint Motion to Enter Stipulated Order for Permanent Injunction and Judgment [PDF-5 Pages]
- Stipulated Order for Permanent Injunction and Judgment [Proposed] [PDF-26 Pages]
- News Release
News coverage here.
Here are additional pleadings in Federal Trade Commission v. AMG Services, Inc. (D. Nev.):
News coverage via Pechanga here.
Two points on payday lenders that should be apparent by now:
1. Read the Nebraska Supreme Court decision in StoreVisions v. Omaha Tribe, where the court held that tribal immunity was waived where the tribal chair and vice chair signed a waiver document (without constitutional authority to waive immunity) in the presence of other council members, and which the court held the presence of the other council members was sufficient to waive tribal immunity. Courts will find a way to find a waiver.
2. Read David Fredericks’ rendition (pp.217-18) of the oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in C&L Enters. v. Citizen Potawatomi, where the Court directly asked the CPN attorney about the way tribes view immunity, and the deeply off-put reaction from the Court by the answer. In fact, here is that exchange (well worth the read):
Here is the petition in MTE Financial Services v. Alameda County Superior Court: