Supporting the economic development aspirations of Indigenous communities
We work with a broad range of First Nation-owned businesses, Tribal Councils, and Indigenous Political and Treaty Based Organizations across USA, in all aspects of economic and commercial development, and constitutional and treaty entitlements. We can help with structuring First Nation-owned businesses, establishment of trusts, corporations and partnerships, taxation, and the financing of economic development projects, to maximize returns on investment to owners and other objectives our clients have.
Oakmont Law has developed trusted and valued relationships with Chiefs, economic development professionals, Tribal Council leadership, and other visionaries and leaders in New York\’s First Nations community. Your Oakmont Law lawyer is deeply respectful of Indigenous people, history, and tradition and is proud to work with Indigenous communities in the spirit of reconciliation and progress. We are also proud to work with businesses looking for partnerships with the Indigenous community, with an eye to designing win-win solutions for all stakeholders.
Our Indigenous Law group has extensive experience in proudly representing First Nations’ interests at a wide variety of regional and national administrative tribunals, and all court levels including the Supreme Court of USA. We have the necessary background and experience to help our clients achieve their goals. We offer services in:
- Economic Development and Business Structuring
- Financing for Indigenous Projects
- First Nation Taxation
- Trust Structuring
- Impact Benefit Agreements
- Indigenous Peoples Individual and Family Entrepreneurship Advice and Coaching
- Joint Venture and Partnership Agreements
- Reserve Creation, Land Management and Land Codes
- Restorative Justice and Sharing Circle Facilitation
- Treaty, Aboriginal, and Inherent Rights Opinions
Represented lender on a $125,000,000+ refinancing of various credit facilities for a multinational manufacturer with assets located across Canada and in the United States.
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