Federal Agencies Solicit Input from Tribal Leaders on CARES Act

  |  April 10, 2020

Two calls are scheduled for next Tuesday, April 14, for the U.S. Treasury Department to solicit comments from tribal leaders on two major programs under the CARES Act: the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Employee Retention Credit. Both consultation calls result from questions on how federal agencies interpret and limit the CARES Act for tribes and their enterprises. Read more. Read More

Federal Bank Regulatory Agencies and FinCEN Issue Joint Statement on Risk-Focused Supervision

  |  July 29, 2019

Over the past several years, banks and other financial institutions have increasingly directed their Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) due-diligence efforts toward cash-intensive businesses that have a heightened level of risk of becoming a party to money laundering or terrorist financing activities – whether intentionally or unwittingly. Often, gaming enterprises are the focus of this attention. These due-diligence efforts have in some cases resulted in financial institutions opting not to do business with casinos. Read more. Read More

REDW Renews Commitment to American Indian Graduate Center – Pledges $23,000 in Scholarships

  |  March 4, 2019

REDW LLC, one of the Southwest’s 10 largest public accounting and business consulting firms, announced today it has made a financial commitment of $23,000 to the American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC), a national organization providing educational assistance to American Indian and Alaska Native college students throughout the United States.

The scholarship, which was also offered in 2014, is designed to encourage undergraduate and graduate level Native American students pursue a degree in the field of accounting and finance. Named the REDW Native American Scholarship in Accounting and administered by the AIGC, the scholarship will be funded through an annual commitment of $5,750 for the next four years. Read more. Read More