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FINANCING / SERVICING THE TRIBAL LENDING ENTERPRISE: WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO PROTECT YOURSELF

FINANCING / SERVICING THE TRIBAL LENDING ENTERPRISE: WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO PROTECT YOURSELF

By: Howard Rosen, Attorney, © 2020 Donlevy-Rosen & Rosen, P.A. Published by: https://thebusinessoflending.com/the-blog/ on May 14, 2020 Anyone in the business of financing or servicing a tribal lending enterprise (TLE) is aware of the controversies involved in that business. Notwithstanding the facts that numerous court cases have supported tribes’ ability to carry on these businesses, […]

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CAN YOU BE LIABLE FOR YOUR TEENAGER’S ACTS? YES YOU CAN BE!

CAN YOU BE LIABLE FOR YOUR TEENAGER’S ACTS? YES YOU CAN BE!

“A liability nightmare scenario can result where one parent signs the teen’s license application and the teen drives a car owned by the other parent (or a car jointly owned by both parents).”

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LAWSUITS IN THE COOK ISLANDS: PROPER TRUST STRUCTURING SAVES THE DAY (and the trust)!

LAWSUITS IN THE COOK ISLANDS: PROPER TRUST STRUCTURING SAVES THE DAY (and the trust)!

We have often stated that the only way for a creditor to “get at” the assets held in a properly structured Cook Islands asset protection trust is for the creditor to bring a case in the Cook Islands. Why? The Cook Islands court is the only court which has jurisdiction (power) over the trustee, which, under trust law, is the holder of legal title to trust assets.

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