Breakfast With Your Finance and Bankruptcy Lawyers

Investing in Indian Country 101 and Tribal Gaming Update

Sheppard Mullin New York
March 20, 2013

Learn fundamental principles and best practices when lending to or investing in Native American projects and contracting with tribes, including:

  • drafting enforceable waivers of sovereign immunity,
  • selecting choice of law and dispute resolution forum,
  • identifying eligible collateral, enforcing remedies,
  • determining whether a tribal entity is eligible for bankruptcy, and
  • complying with special federal laws applicable to tribes.

Additionally, our experts will update you on recent developments affecting Native American gaming and non-gaming projects and be available for your questions.

March 20, 2013

7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Sheppard Mullin New York
30 Rockefeller Plaza
39th Floor
New York, NY 10112

This 1.5 hour complimentary seminar will be presented by:

  • Christine Swanick, Partner, Sheppard Mullin (New York office)
  • Wilda Wahpepah, Special Counsel, Sheppard Mullin (Washington, D.C. office)

MCLE Credit
This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours which may be applied toward the areas of professional practice requirement, and is suitable for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys.  Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is a State Bar of New York approved MCLE provider.

Questions? Contact Joanna Beckett at or 212.634.3076.